Paul Nicklen

Four days with a leopard seal (and some poor penguins)

Four days with a leopard seal (and some poor penguins)

This video clip, of Paul Nicklen’s encounter with a giant leopard seal, is sweet and frightening all at once. Mr. Nicklen, a National Geographic photographer, tells the story of a 4 day meeting with the huge sea-going mammal. The images are shocking. Seals get that big! He stayed in the water! WTF!? But the story is sweet too.…