+33 490 162 042 Call us
Facebook About us Français

Image number: 2425036

Leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) on the beach of Ulva Island in New Zealand wich is "predatory free" because cleared of introduced mammals predators. The Leopard seal is fairly regular in the area and it was really amazing to observe it on a beach and not in the middle of the Antarctic ice.

© Lucas Mugnier / Biosphoto

View author's portfolio

Rights Managed

JPEG bitmap image

Image size: 5270x3513 pixels (17.6"x11.7" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2018-10-29

LightboxDownload low resolution imageDownload hi-resolution image


Wild animal / Mammal / Marine mammal / Pinniped / Seal / Leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx)

Area / Strand / Sand shore / Sand beach

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Enumeration / Alone


Shot / Profile shot

Shot / Overview

Oceania / New Zealand / Steward Island

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Area / Forest / Temperate forest

Area / Marine area / Water movement / Wave / Surf

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC


Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Synapsida / Mammalia / Carnivora / Phocidae / Hydrurga

Your request is processing. Please wait...

Galleries General conditions Legal notices Photographers area

Your request has been registered.

To use this feature you must first register or login.

Log in

To organize photos in lightboxes you must first register or login. Registration is FREE! Lightboxes allow you to categorize your photos, to keep them when you sign in and send them by email.

Log in

A Biosphoto authorization has to be granted prior using this feature. We'll get in touch shortly, please check that your contact info is up to date. Feel free to contact us in case of no answer during office hours (Paris time).

Delete permanently this lightbox?

Delete permanently all items?

The lightbox has been duplicated

The lightbox has been copied in your personal account

Your request has been registered. You will receive an e-mail shortly in order to download your images.

You can insert a comment that will appear within your downloads reports.

Your lightbox has been sent.

In case of modification, changes will be seen by your recipient.

If deleted, your lightbox won't be avalaible for your recipient anymore.