Stock Photo - Crabeater seal Lobodon carcinophaga hauled out on ice floe near the Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica MORE INFO Crabeater seals often exhibit spiral scarring on

Stock Photo: Crabeater seal Lobodon carcinophaga hauled out on ice floe near the Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica  MORE INFO Crabeater seals often exhibit spiral scarring on.

Stock Photo - Crabeater seal Lobodon carcinophaga hauled out on ice floe near the Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica MORE INFO Crabeater seals often exhibit spiral scarring on ...  their bodies, most likely from attacks by leopard seals, or more rarely, killer whales These seals also often have red stains around their mouths from eating krill The crabeater seal, at a population of 15 to 75 million is perhaps the second most numerous large species of mammals on Earth, after humans Despite its name, its diet does not include crabs, 98 of the crabeater seal's food consists of Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba These seals consume over 80 million tons of krill each year

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