leopard seal

leopard seal
noun Date: 1893 a spotted slate gray seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) especially of antarctic and subantarctic waters that feeds chiefly on krill, other seals, penguins, and fish

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  • Leopard Seal — Taxobox name = Leopard SealMSW3 Wozencraft | pages = |id=14001042] status = LR/lc status system = IUCN2.3 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Seal Specialist Group|year=1996|id=10340|title=Hydrurga leptonyx|downloaded=12 May 2006] image width = 250px …   Wikipedia

  • leopard seal — a yellowish gray, spotted seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, of the Antarctic. [1890 95] * * * or sea leopard Species (Hydrurga leptonyx) of generally solitary earless seal (family Phocidae) found in Antarctic and sub Antarctic regions. It is the only seal …   Universalium

  • leopard seal — jūrų leopardas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hydrurga leptonyx angl. leopard seal vok. Seeleopard rus. морской леопард pranc. phoque léopard ryšiai: platesnis terminas – jūrų leopardai …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • leopard seal — noun a large grey Antarctic seal which has leopard like spots and preys on penguins and other seals. [Hydrurga leptonyx.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • leopard seal — noun : a spotted antarctic seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) occasionally encountered on the south coasts of Australia and New Zealand called also sea leopard …   Useful english dictionary

  • leopard seal — /ˈlɛpəd sil/ (say lepuhd seel) noun → sea leopard (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • leopard seal — noun A large pinniped mammal (Hydrurga leptonyx) found in the Antarctic …   Wiktionary

  • Leopard (pattern) — Leopard is a term used to describe a spotted color pattern, particularly in the hair coat or skin of animals, but also used to describe spotting patterns in plants and fabrics. The term is derived from the black and gold spotted coat of the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Léopard De Mer — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Léopard …   Wikipédia en Français

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