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A Mother’s Instinct

This amazing story from National Geographic photographer about coming face-to-face with one of Antarctica’s most vicious predators, leopard seals, has an unexpected ending.  

Up to 11.5 ft long and 840 lbs, leopard seals use their powerful jaws and long teeth to hunt fish, shellfish, penguins, birds and even other seals. They are one of the most majestic and formidable predators of the sea. 

See the highlights of their cousin’s, the grey seal’s mating season last winter!