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Leopard Seal is a mammal that inhabits cold waters of the southern hemisphere. It has a fur skin type. The diet is carnivore. The maximum speed it is able to reach is 29km/h (18mph). These mammals usually live 20-24 years. The average weight is 200-591kg (440-1,300lbs). Leopard Seal (hydrurga leptonyx) has a size 2.4-3.2m (7.9-10.5ft).

Facts about leopard seals
NameLeopard Seal
Main PreyPenguin, fish, squid
Weight200-591kg (440-1,300lbs)
ColourGrey, black
FamilyPhocidae
PhylumChordata
Average Litter Size1
KingdomAnimalia
Top Speed29km/h (18mph)
Skin TypeFur
HabitatCold waters of the southern hemisphere
GenusHydrurga
LifestyleHerd
Life Span20-24 years
TypeMammal
OrderCarnivora
Conservation StatusThreatened
ClassMammalia
PredatorsHuman, sharks, killer whale
Scientific NameHydrurga leptonyx
DietCarnivore
Size2.4-3.2m (7.9-10.5ft)
Image Details
Description Leopard seal picture. leopard-seal
Width 1140 pixels
Heigh 730 pixels
File type JPG
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