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Sexual dimorphism in the mandibles and canine teeth of the northern elephant seal

Sexual dimorphism in the mandibles and canine teeth of the northern elephant seal

Journal of Mammalogy 56(1): 224-231

Sex differences in morphology of the lower jaws and permanent canine teeth of Mirounga angustirostris are described and discussed. The differences probably reflect the different social roles performed by the 2 sexes.

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PMID: 1113044

DOI: 10.2307/1379622

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