I read the Times today.... Now that's what I call a fatal attraction!. An Antarctic fur stoptrying tn mate with a king penguin. By IHEXII CHEN Published: Novemb I read the Times today Now that's what call a fatal attraction! An Antarctic fur stoptrying tn mate with king penguin By IHEXII CHEN Published: Novemb
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I read the Times today.... Now that's what I call a fatal attraction!. An Antarctic fur stoptrying tn mate with a king penguin. By IHEXII CHEN Published: Novemb

Now that's what I call a fatal attraction!

An Antarctic fur stoptrying tn mate with a king penguin.
By IHEXII CHEN
Published: November M, 2{
Cine day during field observations last year at Marion Island, a
remote nature preserve in the southern Indian Ocean, something
bizarre caught Tristan Scott' s eye: on a radley beach, a sleek j. rgung
male Antarctic fur seal was trying to mate with a king penguin.
The fur seals normally hunt penguins
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Media wrestling with the bird, chasing as it
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Scienece Reporters Baffled at first, Mr. Scott, a wildlife
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researcher, realized that the seal "was
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were a female seal."
When that failed, he "tore the bird to shreds and ate it Q I . Scott
recalled.
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