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South American sea lion
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Male and female
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Genus:
Otaria
Species:
flavescens
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South American sea lion range
Synonyms

Otaria bryonia

The South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens), is a type of sea lion. It is also called the Southern Sea lion and the Patagonian sea lion. The South American fur sea lion is found on the Ecuadorian, Peruvian, Chilean, Falkland Islands, Argentinean, Uruguayan, and Southern Brazilian coasts. It is the only member of the genus Otaria

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