A mother and newborn pup leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) hauled out on ice floes on the western side of the Antarctic peninsula, southern Ocean This is the only pinniped known to have attacked and killed a human snorkeler in Antarctica.


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Image ID: 0101629-MNO

A mother and newborn pup leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) hauled out on ice floes on the western side of the Antarctic peninsula, southern Ocean This is the only pinniped known to have attacked and killed a human snorkeler in Antarctica.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Michael S. Nolan

Image dimensions: 5400x3599
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