Giant Epiphyses in a Ross Seal

King, Judith E.. 1965 Giant Epiphyses in a Ross Seal. Nature, 205 (4970). 515-516.

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THE Ross Seal (Ommatophoca rossi) is a relatively little-known animal and it was not until recently, when the British Museum (Natural History) received two frozen specimens from the British Antarctic Survey, that any detailed investigation of it could be attempted. Several curious characters have been noted in the first of these seals to be dissected, including a peculiarity of the flippers.

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