Monday, February 23, 2009

Photo of the Week - Leopard Seal (Antarctica)

With its huge head and mouth, the Leopard Seal has the ferocious look of a fearsome predator. Though more innocent looking in its relaxed pose in the photo, they are demonised as evil by movies such as Happy Feet. These solitary seals efficiently hunt penguins near the Antarctic shores as they depart and arrive at the rookeries over the summer months.

Other Wildlife Photos of the Week
Brown Bear
Mountain Gorilla
Osprey
Toucan
Hoary Marmot
Condor

1 comments:

RennyBA said...

Since I'm a Norwegian, I guess you it did not surprise you if I say he looks familiar :lol:

Happy Weekend :-)

 
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