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)
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.

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.