Gallery description : grey seal

Seal (phoca vitulina) is an animal of the mammal type. It usually lives in coastal waters and rocky shores. The animal weights about 105-3,000kg (230-6,000lbs) and average life span is 15-25 years. Human, sharks, killer whale are the dangerous creatures for seals. See the table below for more facts.

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Facts about seals
NameSeal
KingdomAnimalia
ColourBrown, tan, white, black
DietCarnivore
Conservation StatusThreatened
Main PreyFish, crabs, squid
Weight105-3,000kg (230-6,000lbs)
OrderCarnivora
LifestyleHerd
Top Speed44km/h (27mph)
ClassMammalia
Scientific NamePhoca vitulina
FamilyPinnipedia
PredatorsHuman, sharks, killer whale
Average Litter Size1
Life Span15-25 years
PhylumChordata
TypeMammal
Skin TypeSmooth
Size1.8-5m (5.9-16ft)
HabitatCoastal waters and rocky shores
Image Details
Description Grey seal. Grey Seal Pup
Width 1408 pixels
Heigh 904 pixels
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