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Deadly Leopard Seal Tries to Feed Live Penguins to Photographer (Video)

That's the biggest leopard seal I've ever seen! " Leopard seals are pretty scary predators, especially if you're a penguin. But they can be friendly to other leopard seals, which is something that photographer Paul Nicklen learned during one of his trips to Antarctica. He was taking underwater photos when a leopard seal started feeding him penguins, starting with live ones, which were released close to him (to see if he would catch them), and ending with half-chewed dead ones. One theory is that the leopard seal saw his reflection in the lens of the camera and thought that Nicklen was a fellow predator, but an awkward one in need of some help.

The Seal Saw Him as a Useless Predator Here's is a video of Nicklen explaining what happened, with many incredible photos. For more photos by Paul Nicklen, check out his website. See also: Beijing Zoo Puts their Animals on the Menu. Monocots vs. Dicots. Having taught in introductory botany for more than five years, I have fielded many questions from students, and present below some of the more common questions and misconceptions.

Monocots vs. Dicots

Thanks go to my students for taking an active role in their own education, and asking these questions Q: Are pine trees monocots or dicots? A: Pines are conifers, and are neither monocots nor dicots. Only flowering plants are considered to be members of these two classes. Toke of the Town - Cannabis news, rumor and humor. Welcome to the PLANTS Database. Mushroom Photo Catalog. Top 10 Most Dangerous Plants in the World. 1. Most likely to eat a rat Giant Pitcher Plant: Nepenthes attenboroughii Discovered more than 5000 feet above sea level on Mount Victoria in the Philippines, the giant, carnivorous pitcher plant secretes a nectar-like substance to lure unsuspecting prey into a pool of enzymes and acid.

A series of sticky, downward ribs makes it nearly impossible for trapped prey to escape. The plant's 30-centimeter diameter is large enough to trap unlucky rodents, but insects are its most common meal. 2. Castor Bean Plant: Ricinus communis Castor-bean plants can be purchased at just about any garden center, despite containing the deadly poison ricin. 3. Western Water Hemlock: Cicuta douglasii Deemed the most "violently toxic plant that grows in North America" by the USDA, the water hemlock contains the toxin cicutoxin, which wreaks havoc on the central nervous system, causing grand mal seizures--which include loss of consciousness and violent muscle contractions--and eventually death, if ingested. 4. 5.