northern fur seal

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Here, the northern fur seals number more than half a million strong, and avian species include horned and tufted puffins, red-legged kittiwakes, and crested auklets. National Geographic, "Fun Facts About the Bering and Chukchi Seas," 26 Mar. 2019 The boys in blue — no, those other boys in blue — were at the New England Aquarium Wednesday, hanging out with a female northern fur seal named Ursula. Mark Shanahan, BostonGlobe.com, "Seal of approval for Blue Man Group," 23 May 2018 The last time the Oregon Coast Aquarium rehabilitated and successfully released a northern fur seal was in 2012. OregonLive.com, "Injured fur seal pup to be released in Newport Wednesday," 24 Jan. 2018 The northern fur seal generally ranges from Alaska to Japan to California, though their main breeding grounds are in the Bering Sea. OregonLive.com, "Injured fur seal pup to be released in Newport Wednesday," 24 Jan. 2018

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1871, in the meaning defined above

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