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Floating on pontoons in the midst of ice there in Antarctica, we could almost always see a leopard seal resting on an ice floe. It did not care about our presence, so taking picture was not a problem, especially in quiet waters of bays. There were actually quite a few of them, but I think this was because numerous penguin rookeries occurred in the area. It was January – the middle of an Antarctic summer, so not for long there in waters will be thousands of young inexperienced penguins, which are their favorite food. Leopard seal is big enough (weighs up to 500 kg) to hunt other seals. Its body length reaches about 3.5 meters.

Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal
Leopard seal