Risky encounter with Antarctica's notorious predator: Leopard Seal | 60 Minutes Australia

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(2016) When Allison Langdon was asked to report a story about leopard seals in Antarctica, she had no idea it would turn out to be her toughest assignment ever. Just getting to the frozen continent was an ordeal: a three day journey in a tiny yacht across the Drake Passage, the most treacherous stretch of water in the world. But the sea sickness was quickly forgotten when she saw the beauty of the last true wilderness on the planet, although it meant the most dangerous part of her story was about to begin - diving into the freezing waters of Antarctica and swimming with one of the most vicious and unpredictable predators of the sea, the leopard seal.

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