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rhamphotheca:

“Bloody Hell! That’s the biggest leopard seal I’ve ever seen!”

Leopard seals are pretty scary predators, especially if you’re a penguin. But they can be friendly to other leopard seals, which is something that photographer Paul Nicklen learned during one of his trips to Antarctica.

He was taking underwater photos when a leopard seal started feeding him penguins, starting with live ones, which were released close to him (to see if he would catch them), and ending with half-chewed dead ones. One theory is that the leopard seal saw his reflection in the lens of the camera and thought that Nicklen was a fellow predator, but an awkward one in need of some help. This went on for FOUR DAYS… 

(read more: TreeHugger)       (video: National Geo)

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    This is the most beautiful display of “humanity” in animals.
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