Northern elephant seals try to feed by diving deep when in the water because the animals that view them as prey typically feed near the surface. Females migrate to the open ocean to feed in order to avoid predators as much as possible. ()
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Warburton, K. 2002. "Mirounga angustirostris" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed March 15, 2009 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Mirounga_angustirostris.html.
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