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New Zealand fur seal, Arctocephalus forsteri, NC2011.74

Physical Description

Skull and mandible of a juvenile sea lion. Sutures on skull and ocular orbits are not fused. Tip of nose looks like it still has some oil in the bone, it is brown. Dried cartilage is present on the bony processed at the base of the skull around the condiles.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Skull): 80 x 108 x 185mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Mandible): 40 x 100 x 125mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 85 x 108 x 185mm

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