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Arctic Seals Ringed seals, bearded seals, harp seals, hooded seals, spotted seals, and ribbon seals are some of the varieties of seals that live near the Arctic Circle. 36 • Fur seals are covered with a thick fur coat. • Adult male elephant seals have a large snout. • Steller sea lions are the largest eared seals. • Weddell seals are Antarctic seals. • Galapagos fur seals are the smallest fur seals. • Walruses are the only pinnipeds that have tusks. • The closest living relatives of pinnipeds are bears.

Most of the ungulates are herbivores. • They grind their food with the complex molar teeth. • Elephants, the largest land animals, are also ungulates. , horses. • The Arabian oryx is an ungulate that can live for months without water. • The furry ungulates with short legs are hyraxes. • Horses send signals to each other with their tails. Raptors R aptors are meat-eating birds. Eagles, hawks, kites, and vultures are some of the common raptors. They hunt down their prey using their strong feet and hooked beaks.

Horses send signals to each other with their tails. Raptors R aptors are meat-eating birds. Eagles, hawks, kites, and vultures are some of the common raptors. They hunt down their prey using their strong feet and hooked beaks. Many raptors such as vultures feed on the remains of dead animals. Elf Owls The smallest owls are elf owls. They hide in the holes of the saguaro cactus during daytime and cover their eyes with a wing. Nests Raptors generally do not make their own nests. They nest and lay their eggs in nests made by other birds, cavities, gravel, treetops, or ground burrows of mammals.

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