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Otaria flavescens


Otaria flavescens
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Copyright: Ferran J Lloret (ferranjlloret) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 791 W: 53 N: 2113] (10340)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-12
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF 100-400 mm F4.5-5.6L IS USM
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Mammals of South America [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-06-21 7:48
Viewed: 5506
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
South American Sea Lion
The South American Sea Lion or Southern Sea Lion (Otaria flavescens, formerly Otaria byronia) is a sea lion found on the Chilean, Peruvian, Uruguayan and Argentine coasts. It's scientific name was subject to controversy, with some taxonomists referring to it as Otaria flavescens and other referring to it as Otaria byronia. The former eventually won out. Endangered.

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This photo is taken in Punta Loma, Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina. Original format.


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Bon any nou per a tú tb Farrān.

Una gran fotograia, plena de vida y que con d'altres teves et transporta mmmm

Bon control de la llum y disposiciķ dels animals.

Salutacions: Josep Ignasi.

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