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Southern Right Whale

Southern Right Whale

Breaching Blues - Herman Blockx

Breaching Blues - Herman Blockx

Dolphins Surfing off South Africa - Photograph by Andrew Wong

Dolphins Surfing off South Africa - Photograph by Andrew Wong

mmantaa:

this is so god damn beautiful
HH:  Visitor in their element. 

mmantaa:

this is so god damn beautiful

HH:  Visitor in their element. 

NarwhalThreats
Like all whales, narwhals need to surface for air, but as global warming causes more rainstorms in the Arctic, open areas of water can quickly turn into impenetrable ice sheets, preventing the narwhal from gasping for breath.
A pod of narwhals from northern Canada, August 2005. (NOAA)

Narwhal
Threats

Like all whales, narwhals need to surface for air, but as global warming causes more rainstorms in the Arctic, open areas of water can quickly turn into impenetrable ice sheets, preventing the narwhal from gasping for breath.

A pod of narwhals from northern Canada, August 2005. (NOAA)
Whale Spout - illustration by KMR at cgunit

Whale Spout - illustration by KMR at cgunit

Diving with Belugas ~ Витя Лягушкин
White Sea. Nilma lip. Dive Center Arctic Circle. Belugas - Nilma and Matrona. Water temperature is minus six degrees.

Diving with Belugas ~ Витя Лягушкин

White Sea. Nilma lip. Dive Center Arctic Circle. Belugas - Nilma and Matrona. Water temperature is minus six degrees.

Dolphins Sailing Over Waters

Dolphins Sailing Over Waters

Whale and Scuba Diver - NAT GEO - almost doesn’t look real.  The whale sure has a lot of scars on the skin. 

Whale and Scuba Diver - NAT GEO - almost doesn’t look real.  The whale sure has a lot of scars on the skin. 

Whale Watchers get a thrill - get those cameras out

Whale Watchers get a thrill - get those cameras out

Whale Cresting - Paul-Souders

Whale Cresting - Paul-Souders

Narwhal whales, off northern Baffin Island, Canada - Photo by Paul Nicklen 

Narwhal whales, off northern Baffin Island, Canada - Photo by Paul Nicklen 

Leopard Seal Underwater - NAT GEO

Leopard Seal Underwater - NAT GEO