Species Hydrurga leptonyx (de Blainville, 1820) (Leopard seal)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Carnivora
  • ---- family: Phocidae
  • ----- species: Hydrurga leptonyx
Characteristics:carnivore; length:3,5 m; silvery-grey above, white below with numerous dark spots on throat shoulders and sides;
South Africa
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 252
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Creator: Hydrurga_leptonyx_edit1.jpg: Papa Lima Whiskey. derivative work: WolfmanSF
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Comments: fr: Léopard de mer (Hydrurga leptonyx ) en: Leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) scan de photo : B.navez - Kerguelen - 1999
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Creator: John Edward Gray (1800-1875)
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Comments: English: 1=Leopard Seal (Hydrurga leptonyx)  French: 1=Léopard de mer (Hydrurga leptonyx) légendé Stenorhynchus leptonyx

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