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Arctic Adventure: Predator or Protector?

April 28, 2010

Moments after National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen slipped into the 29-degree waters of the Arctic Ocean, his head was in the massive maw of a twelve-foot-long, thousand-pound leopard seal. Not exactly love at first sight. But Paul did indeed fall in love with this penguin-eating predator.

Click on the audio player below to listen to Radiolab‘s seven-minute interview with Paul, in which he recounts his compelling, chilling (more…)