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Leopard seal encounter

Duration: 01:00

Leopard seals can grow to an amazing 3.5m long and are potentially threatening to humans. Doug talks about what it feels like to come face to face with these giants in the waters of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Available since: Tue 15 Nov 2011


David Attenborough
Miles Barton
Executive Producer
Alastair Fothergill
George Fenton

This clip is from

Frozen Planet Autumn

4/7 Autumn brings epic journeys for polar wildlife as most hurry to escape the refreeze.

First broadcast: 16 Nov 2011

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