Weddell seal-Antarctica Private Yacht Expeditions-Last Border

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Weddell seal-Antarctica Private Yacht Expeditions-Last Border The Weddell seal, Leptonychotes weddellii, is a relatively large and abundant true seal (family: Phocidae) with a circumpolar distribution surrounding Antarctica. Weddell seals have the most southerly distribution of any mammal, with a habitat that extends as far south as McMurdo Sound (at 77°S). It is the only species […]