The New International Encyclopædia/Sea-leopard

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The New International Encyclopædia
Sea-leopard
Edition of 1905. See also Leopard seal on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

SEA-LEOPARD. A seal (Ogmorhinus leptonyx) of the monk-seal group, widely distributed in the southern oceans. It grows to be ten feet long and is the largest of the southern hair-seals, excepting the elephant-seal (q.v.). It takes its name from its spotted gray-and-white coat.