Photograph by Paul Nicklen
Leopard seals are the only known seals to regularly hunt warm-blooded prey
When he entered the water, the savage seal immediately took Paul's camera and entire head into her mouth . . . but then something changed. The video below tells the fascinating story.
For more information on stunning images of Paul Nicklen's encounters in Antarctia, plase visit ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2006/11/leopard-seals/nicklen-photography