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The crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) are found on the ice of Antarctica. The seals primarily eat krill, tiny crustaceans that play a large part in the Antarctic ecosystem.


“ Over the Shoulder Seal. Troswick, Shetland Islands, Scotland ” Picture: John Moncrieff (via The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2012 - Telegraph)

Humpback whale; intelligent, gentle giant and the clown of the sea.   One day One day One day!

The blue whale is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whales. At 30 metres in length and 170 tones or more in weight, it is the largest known animal ever to have existed

I think this whale just came up to check the weather report...

Newfoundland on a adventure that will take us snorkeling with whales, scuba diving on World War II wrecks, hiking along the East Coast Trail, and canoeing and fishing in the Terra Nova National Park.

Florida Manatees « Brian Skerry Photography

Ocean Portal by The Smithsonian Institution Florida Manatee 0 A Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, swims down a narrow channel into a freshwater spring late in the day.

Having a whale of a time: The beautiful images show the whale plunging into the deepest depths of the clear blue sea

Photographer captures breathtaking images as he swims with blue whale

The largest animal ever known to have existed, the blue whale / Having a whale of a time: The beautiful images show the whale plunging into the deepest depths of the clear blue sea


Beluga Whale photo by Jennifer Stuber These whales are unique and friendly. But they are mistaken by most people as dolphins and are becoming endagered species. the ocean


The Svalbard Islands are located in the Arctic Ocean, halfway between Norway and the North Pole. Here, you will find untouched arctic wilderness and unique wildlife in a setting that is both rugged and fragile at the same time.


Orca's or Killer whales are the largest dolphin species. Orca's are found in all oceans around the world. Soon more desktop backgrounds with orca's.

Monk seal pup. Endangered, so a welcomed sight, for sure

Here's your daily dose of cute: A Hawaiian monk seal yearling takes care of an itch. Photographer Mark Sullivan captured this moment at the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Photo courtesy of the National Wildlife Refuge Association.

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Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), a large marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean

White Albin Whale = The Rarest

Migaloo, the only known all white humpback whale, was photographed by jenny dean (first, third photos) in the great barrier reef. though often described as albino, migaloo has brown eyes and is more likely leucistic or hypopigmented.