Animals in Antarctica<br />Seals in Antarctica<br />
                    Animals<br />There are no land-mammals that are native to Antarctica<br />There are no amphibians that...
   How Seals survive on Antarctica<br />Not every animal can stand the freezing cold water of Antarctica, but the seals ca...
Antarctic fur seals<br />Weight: the females way about 45kg and the males 188kg<br />Length: females 1.2m and males 1.9m<b...
Crabeater seals <br />Crabeater seals spend there lives on the ice surrounding Antarctica. <br />They breed on the pack of...
Leopard seals<br />Leopard seals are seals are the earliest of there kind and they were know as the leopards of the sea th...
Ross seals are the least common seals out of the six that are on Antarctica<br />On 1970 leas than 100 people observed the...
Weddle seals<br />Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) belong to a group of seals known as Phocaea or true seals. <br /...
              Bibliography<br />                  Page 2 Antarctica animals		<br />        Page 3 how seals survive on Ant...
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  1. 1. Animals in Antarctica<br />Seals in Antarctica<br />
  2. 2. Animals<br />There are no land-mammals that are native to Antarctica<br />There are no amphibians that are native to Antarctica<br />
  3. 3. How Seals survive on Antarctica<br />Not every animal can stand the freezing cold water of Antarctica, but the seals can because of its got 2-4 inches of thick blubber. <br />There are 6 seals out of 35 types of seals that live on Antarctica the six seals that live on Antarctica are Antarctic fur seals, Crabeater seals, Leoped seals, Ross seals and the Weddle seals.<br />How seals survive Antarctica<br />Not every animal can stand the freezing cold water of Antarctica, but the seals can because of its got 2-4 inches of thick blubber. <br />There are 6 seals out of 35 types of seals that live on Antarctica the six seals that live on Antarctica are Antarctic fur seals, Crabeater seals, Leoped seals, Ross seals and the Weddle seals.<br />
  4. 4. Antarctic fur seals<br />Weight: the females way about 45kg and the males 188kg<br />Length: females 1.2m and males 1.9m<br />These seals breed3-4 years for the females and 7 years for the males.<br />These seals usually breed in November- to December the latest.<br />The baby seals stop being weaning (to stop being milked by there mum) at 4-7 months at the latest.<br />
  5. 5. Crabeater seals <br />Crabeater seals spend there lives on the ice surrounding Antarctica. <br />They breed on the pack of ice and feed in the water. In spring the seals move northwards in autumn they move in big packs to protect each other, These seals are the most numerous(many in number).<br />Crabeater seals spend there lives on the ice surrounding Antarctica. <br />They breed on the pack of ice and feed in the water. In spring the seals move northwards in autumn they move in big packs to protect each other, These seals are the most numerous(many in number).<br />
  6. 6. Leopard seals<br />Leopard seals are seals are the earliest of there kind and they were know as the leopards of the sea they are solitary (live on their own).<br />Leopard seals have thin bodies and large heads with sharp jaws some people believe that there heads are the shape of there heads are reptilian.<br />Some of the other seals don’t have sharp teeth like these seals,<br />The leopard seals are one of the dangerous animals on Antarctica. <br />
  7. 7. Ross seals are the least common seals out of the six that are on Antarctica<br />On 1970 leas than 100 people observed them this is some of the information they found out, Population<br />200,000 individuals <br />Location<br />Most Antarctic waters<br />Size<br />Up to 12 feet<br />Weight<br />Up to 1000 pounds<br />Food<br />Squid, fish and krill<br />
  8. 8. Weddle seals<br />Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) belong to a group of seals known as Phocaea or true seals. <br />The most commonly known example of the group is the harp seal. Weddell sealsWeddell seals are large animals. Both adult males and females are about 3 m long and weigh around 400 to 500 kg.<br />
  9. 9. Bibliography<br /> Page 2 Antarctica animals <br /> Page 3 how seals survive on Antarctica<br /> Page 4 Antarctic fur seals <br /> Page 5 crabeater seals <br /> Page 6 leopard seals <br /> Page 7 Ross seals<br /> Page 8 Weddle seals<br />

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