There are few natural predators of leopard seals. They are top carnivores in Antarctic ecosystems. However, they may occasionally be taken by orcas (Orca orcinus) or large sharks.
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Tunstall, T. 2000. "Hydrurga leptonyx" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Hydrurga_leptonyx.html
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