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A Southern Elephant Seal by foodONE A Southern Elephant Seal by foodONE
The Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina) is one of two species of elephant seal. It is not only the most massive pinniped but also the largest member of the order Carnivora to have ever lived. The seal gets its name from its great size and the large proboscis of the adult males, which is used in making extraordinarily loud roaring noises, especially during the mating season.


still looking for a name :C


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maralane Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2009
i love how you colored this!
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foodONE Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2009
thanks so much! c:
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Bladescream Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Awesome - I really like it! The lines, the color, the expression on his face - everything. XD

Elephant seals are pretty fascinating, particularly because they're so much bigger than any other seal. O__o
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foodONE Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2009
aww thanks so much for your kind words! <3
they sure are :0 that's because they're called elephant seals haha
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Bladescream Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Lol, true - that and their noses.
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komodomatta Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2009
Name: Dieter

I love elephant seals! Interestingly, I also have an elephant seal character. HMM.
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foodONE Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2009
oh hey, sounds like a collab for me somehow
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komodomatta Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2009
Haha, no collab, unless you want one. ;D I'm pretty busy myself.

Plus, my elephant seal doesn't do anything except go "HHHNNRGGHHH."
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foodONE Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2009
:D:D what?
even better. we'd draw something like a fighting scene
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komodomatta Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2009
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I think our elephant seals are pretty evenly matched. ^^
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