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Seals or Focidae are a family of marine carnivorous mammals belonging to the superfamily of the pinnipeds.
The seal is commonly of medium size.
They can stay underwater for a long time.
The seal gives birth in May / June.
Scientific denomination and classification[edit | edit source]
The scientific name of the seal is Phocidae
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
Seals usually eat crabs, and live in small groups
Habitat[edit | edit source]
The seals live in the waters of the northern Atlantic Ocean
Evolution[edit | edit source]
The ancestor of the seal is Puijila.
It's presence in the fables and stories[edit | edit source]
Fairy tales on seals are found in Alaska and Scotland; for example "The wounded seal" or "The Seal and the Penguin"
Its presence in art (images)[edit | edit source]
(Other details)[edit | edit source]
The seal has an elongated body and has a water permeable fur
Notes[edit | edit source]