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Leopard seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, VT094

Physical Description

Skull and lower jaws of a leopard seal. Lower jaws are held together by two mounting wires and attached to the skull by a piece of string on either side.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Skull and lower jaw): 150 x 180 x 330mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Left premaxilla with teeth): 60 x 25 x 80mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Lower left incisor): 45 x 5 x 5mm

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