Eared seal

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An eared seals or otariids or otaries have proportionately much larger foreflippers and pectoral muscles than phocids, and have the ability to turn his hind limbs forward and walk on all fours, making them far more maneuverable on land. They are generally considered to be less adapted to an aquatic lifestyle, since they breed primarily on land and haul out more frequently than true seals.

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