The Leopard Seal

Hydrurga leptonyx


  • Max Weight: Female 1,300 lbs (590 kg)
    Male 990 lbs (450 kg)
  • Length: Female: 12 ft (3.6 m) / Male: 11 ft (3.4 m)
  • Diet: Other seals, penguins, fish, and squid
  • Status: Lower risk


range Leopard Seal Range

Species Fact:

Like their feline namesakes, leopard seals are fierce predators. They are the most formidable hunters of all the seals and the only ones that feed on warm-blooded prey, such as other seals.

Leopard Seal