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Leopard Seal (hydrurga leptonyx) is a mammal type animal. It lives in cold waters of the southern hemisphere. The weight of this animal is about 200-591kg (440-1,300lbs) and average life span is 20-24 years. Human, sharks, killer whale predators are dangerous for leopard seals. Look up the table below for more facts.

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Facts about leopard seals
NameLeopard Seal
Main PreyPenguin, fish, squid
PhylumChordata
PredatorsHuman, sharks, killer whale
DietCarnivore
FamilyPhocidae
ColourGrey, black
Size2.4-3.2m (7.9-10.5ft)
ClassMammalia
KingdomAnimalia
GenusHydrurga
Skin TypeFur
Weight200-591kg (440-1,300lbs)
Top Speed29km/h (18mph)
Life Span20-24 years
TypeMammal
HabitatCold waters of the southern hemisphere
Scientific NameHydrurga leptonyx
OrderCarnivora
Average Litter Size1
Conservation StatusThreatened
LifestyleHerd
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Description Leopard seal. Description Leopard seal basking on Iceberg.jpg
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Heigh 2336 pixels
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