The leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx), also referred to as the sea leopard, is the
second largest species of seal in the Antarctic Along with all of the other earless ...
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Sep 8, 2014 ... While diving in Antarctica on a National Geographic - Lindblad expedition,
biologist Lisa Kelly encountered a 13-foot leopard seal. Leopard ...
While leopard seals play a unique role in Antarctic ecosystems, they are widely
misunderstood as a species. There are many interesting aspects to life as one of
Aug 12, 2010 ... The leopard seal is easily identified: designed for speed, the body is slender and
the fore-flippers long. The head is large and the jaws open ...
Like its terrestrial namesake, the leopard seal is a formidable hunter with a
sinuous body and powerful jaws that open widely to reveal exceptionally long
Leopard seals are found around the pack ice edges of the Antarctic continent.
The head of the leopard seal is shaped more like a reptile than a seal. Larger
Adult leopard seals are normally found along the edge of the Antarctic pack ice
but in winter young animals move throughout the Southern Ocean, sometimes ...
The leopard seal is the second largest species of seal in the world (behind the
elephant seal) with some female leopard seals growing to 3.5 m in length!
Range Description: Leopard Seals are widely distributed in Antarctic and sub-
Antarctic waters of the Southern Hemisphere, occurring from the coast of the ...