Seal attack

Leopard seal attack

Gentoo penguins are the fastest underwater swimmer of all penguins. This one tries to flee for its life as a leopard seal bursts out of the water. Antarctic Peninsula coast, […]

Porpoise Bay, Antarctica

Porpoise Bay, Antarctica

The incredibly smooth surface of the sea ice indicates that it is topped with ample snow—possibly as much as tens of meters—which also drifted onto the berg’s left side. “That […]

Leopard seal and penguin

Leopard seal catch a penguin

A leopard seal hides in a lagoon just before low tide, while waiting to ambush young penguins. This seal caught the penguin by its feet, dragging it to the open […]