Photograph by @paulnicklen taken while on #assignment for @natgeo // Leopard seals time their arrival at penguin colonies to coincide with chicks going to sea for the first time. The chicks are inexperienced and are at a very vulnerable stage in their journey of life. Fortunately, these few were able to seek momentary reprieve on the nearest iceberg. But, leopard seals are effective and patient hunters and this seal eventually got a couple of penguins. With all of that said, the biggest threat to penguins and their survival as a species is climate change. #followme on @paulnicklen to see more from this amazing ecosystem. With @sea_legacy @cristinamittermeier @andy_mann @ladzinski @craigwelch and @ianvaso #antarctica #nature #naturelovers #follow #climatechange #climatechangeisreal #penguin #ice #iceberg #explore #adventure #expedition

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    O 112 I dig 1I'll0thฤพ

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    ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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    Where did you get that picture. And how.๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโœŒ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

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    @tinateo23 we're literally never going to Antarctic

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    @med_hussein_sabbagh God's beautiful nature ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ˜‡๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ

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    ุธ ูˆ ู‡ุชู…ุฎ

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    ุธ ูˆ ู‡ุชู…ุฎ

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    @jazhodges

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    Wow ๐Ÿ˜ฏ๐Ÿ˜

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    Fortunately? Why are you taking sides? Leopard seals are people too!