Crabeater Seal, Lobodon carcinophaga

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Crabeater seal. Crabeaters are perhaps the “second most numerous large species of mammals on Earth, after humans” with populations of around 50 million. The crabeater eats krill – hence the pinky orange colour on the snow. I thought first it was blood – now i’m not so sure.
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