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The South Polar or Antarctic Skua, Stercorarius maccormicki
Subject: The South Polar or Antarctic Skua, Stercorarius maccormicki
Source: http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/ecosy...
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The South Polar or Antarctic Skua, Stercorarius maccormicki


The South Polar or Antarctic Skua, Stercorarius maccormicki

Adélie penguin predators


The South Polar or Antarctic Skua,
Stercorarius maccormicki
Leopard Seals
Leopard seals,
Hydrurga leptonyx
, are largely solitary animals,
with sinuous, 3 m-long bodies and powerful heads. They are generally found
throughout the Southern Ocean in the pack ice areas of Antarctica, although
younger individuals may wander further afield. Weighing up to 350 kg,
leopard seals are fierce predators of fish, squid, penguins, and the pups
of other species of seal. Their lobed molar teeth are also adapted for
straining krill from the water.

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