What is another word for zalophus?

3 synonyms found


[ zˈalɒfəs], [ zˈalɒfəs], [ z_ˈa_l_ɒ_f_ə_s]

Zalophus is a genus of sea lion that includes two species, the California sea lion and the Galápagos sea lion. There are various synonyms for Zalophus such as Otaria, Eumetopias, and Neophoca. Otaria is another genus of sea lion that is closely related to Zalophus. Eumetopias is the genus name of the Steller sea lion, which is the largest of all sea lions. Neophoca is a genus of fur seals that are also closely related to the sea lions. Though they may have different names, these species share many similar physical features and behaviors such as their loud barking calls and their love for swimming in the ocean.

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Zalophus is a genus of the family Vampires, containing the only species in the genus, the false vampire bat. The species is found in North America, where it roosts in caves.

The false vampire bat is the only species of zalophus. It is closely similar to the Mexican vampire bat, and can usually only be distinguished from that species by the size of its ears. Like all vampire bats, it has a large head and small wings. It feeds on blood from other animals, but is also capable of sucking human blood (although this has not been recorded in North America).

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