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Weddell seal

Leptonychotes weddellii

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6 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Fun fact! Weddell seals can dive to depths of 2,000 feet and stay under for up to 45 minutes. They often swim below the Antarctic ice, as this helps them to avoid their main predators, orcas and leopard seals. Like all mammals, they need air to breath so they must surface between dives, and if there are no natural openings in the ice, they use their teeth to create air holes.

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cchellis22
cchellis22 7 years ago

Absolutely beautiful - enjoyed this series.

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Awesome series..

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 7 years ago

Very cute! Welcome to Project Noah!

JenKnight
JenKnight 7 years ago

wonderful series - such artistic posing!

What a Fantastic, first spotting and series lpcbandeira, Welcome to project Noah !

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Spotted on Jan 25, 2013
Submitted on May 15, 2013

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