Southern Elephant Seal (NHMW-Zoo-MAMM 18460)3D Model
3D scan of the southern elephant seal, Mirounga leoninae. This specimen is from the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean and became part of the collection of the NHM Vienna in 1901. Very few museums own a specimen this large, even fewer have one that is more than 100-years-old!
The southern elephant seal is Number 86 of the NHM Top 100 and can be found in Hall 34 of the NHM Vienna next to Steller’s sea cow.
Specimen: Mirounga leoninae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Inventory number: NHMW-Zoo-MAMM 18460
Collection: Natural History Museum Vienna, 1st Zoological Dept., Mammal Coll. (curator: Frank E. Zachos)
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Scanned and edited by Anna Haider & Viola Winkler (NHM Wien)
Scanner: Artec Leo. Infrastructure funded by the FFG.
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