The Weddell Seal

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The Weddell Seal

  1. 1. The Weddell Seal Ashleigh Baldwin Period 1
  2. 2. Animal’s Classification• Kingdom: Animalia• Phylum: Chordata• Class: Mammalia• Order: Pinnipedia• Family: Phocidae A Weddell Seal Pup rests near a• Genus Species: breathing hole. Leptonychotes Weddellii
  3. 3. HabitatWeddell seals are found further south than any other mammal on Earth. They can be found primarily surrounding the Antarctic continent,just below the ice. During the harsh winters, theseals remain in the water to avoid the blizzards, surfacing for air in breathing holes. The habitat range of the Weddell Seal.
  4. 4. Predator and Prey
  5. 5. Human Impact on Weddell Seals Weddell Seals have been placed under the protection by theConvention for the Conservation of Antarctic seals to keep their populations stable.
  6. 6. Interesting Facts
  7. 7. Sourceshttp://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/w eddell-seal/ http://www.seaworld.org/animal-info/animal-bytes/animalia/eumetazoa/coelomates/deuterostomes/chor data/craniata/mammalia/pinnipedia/weddell-seal.htm

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