Pinnipedia


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Pinnipedia

a suborder of aquatic carnivores, including the seals, sea lions and walruses.
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A semiaquatic Arctic mammalian carnivore from the Miocene epoch and origin of Pinnipedia.
The behavior, physiology, and anatomy of lactation in the Pinnipedia.
Example 1: The name Pinnipedia is traditionally applied to a group composed of sea lions (Oatriiidae), walruses (Odobenidae), and seals (Phocidae).