Crabeater seals, Lobodon carcinophaga, ice floe, Zodiac boat people, Antarctica.
Crabeater seals (Lobodon carcinophaga) rest on an ice floe in Antarctica. Ecotourists in a Zodiac boat cruise nearby. Crabeater seals are the most numerous large species of mammal on Earth, after humans and cattle. Contrary to their name, Crabeater seals primarily eat krill, using finely-lobed teeth adapted to filtering their tiny crustacean prey. Published in Wilderness Travel Antarctica Brochure 2009, 2010.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download