The Week in Animal News: Seal Feeds Human Live Penguins, Ants Retire and More (Slideshow)


Photo: Paul Nicklen

Photographer Paul Nicklen took some of the most amazing photographs of his life near Pleneau Island, Antarctica when a leopard seal decided he was clearly helpless and hungry. To offset his apparent lack of hunting skills, the seal began offering him live penguins -- captured in a gruesome photomontage.

For more one-of-a-kind interactions with the animal world -- including news that ants retire, a dying wolf's miraculous recovery via stem cells, an eye-popping orange alligator, horny seals, and an inside look at the life of iconic Antarctic penguins -- check out the Week in Animal News.

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