The Leopard Seal

Hydrurga leptonyx

Stats:

  • Weight: 440 - 1,320 lbs (0.20 - 0.60)
  • Length: 7.9 - 11.5 ft (2.4 - 3.5 m)
  • Diet: Other seals, penguins, fish, and squid
  • Status: Lower risk

Distribution:

range Leopard Seal Range

Species Fact:

Like their feline namesakes, leopard seals are fierce predators. They are the most formidable hunters of all the seals and the only ones that feed on warm-blooded prey, such as other seals.

Leopard Seal