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A bull elephant seal (adult male) surveys the beach.  The huge proboscis is characteristic of the species. Scarring from combat with other males.  Central California, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon Add To Light Table White pelicans, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, San Elijo Lagoon, Encinitas, California Add To Light Table American badger.  Badgers are found primarily in the great plains region of North America. Badgers prefer to live in dry, open grasslands, fields, and pastures, Taxidea taxus Add To Light Table
A bull elephant seal (adult male) surveys the beach. The huge proboscis is characteristic of the species. Scarring from combat with other males. Central California.
Image ID: 15460  
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California, USA
 
White pelicans.
Image ID: 15727  
Species: White pelican, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Location: San Elijo Lagoon, Encinitas, California, USA
 
American badger. Badgers are found primarily in the great plains region of North America. Badgers prefer to live in dry, open grasslands, fields, and pastures.
Image ID: 15949  
Species: American badger, Taxidea taxus
 
Blue whale, blows (exhales), Balaenoptera musculus, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Galapagos tortoise, Santa Cruz Island species, highlands of Santa Cruz island, Geochelone nigra Add To Light Table Galapagos sea lion, mother and pup, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki, Isla Lobos Add To Light Table
Blue whale, blows (exhales).
Image ID: 16181  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Galapagos tortoise, Santa Cruz Island species, highlands of Santa Cruz island.
Image ID: 16502  
Species: Galapagos tortoise, Geochelone nigra
Location: Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Galapagos sea lion, mother and pup.
Image ID: 16507  
Species: Galapagos sea lion, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki
Location: Isla Lobos, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Hoodoos, walls and sandstone spires, Red Canyon, Dixie National Forest, Utah Add To Light Table California brown pelican, head throw to stretch out its throat, winter mating plumage, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla Add To Light Table Bryce Canyon hoodoos line all sides of the Bryce Amphitheatre, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah Add To Light Table
Hoodoos, walls and sandstone spires.
Image ID: 18086  
Location: Red Canyon, Dixie National Forest, Utah, USA
 
California brown pelican, head throw to stretch out its throat, winter mating plumage.
Image ID: 18537  
Species: Brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Bryce Canyon hoodoos line all sides of the Bryce Amphitheatre.
Image ID: 18636  
Location: Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA
 
Black bear walking in a grassy meadow.  Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown.  Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds.  Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age.  Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota Add To Light Table Black bear walking in a grassy meadow.  Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown.  Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds.  Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age.  Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota Add To Light Table Black bear walking in a forest.  Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown.  Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds.  Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age.  Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota Add To Light Table
Black bear walking in a grassy meadow. Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown. Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds. Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age. Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder.
Image ID: 18741  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Black bear walking in a grassy meadow. Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown. Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds. Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age. Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder.
Image ID: 18793  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Black bear walking in a forest. Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown. Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds. Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age. Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder.
Image ID: 18799  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Dorsal fin of a great white shark breaks the surface as the shark swims just below, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Grizzly bear in snow, Ursus arctos horribilis, Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Add To Light Table Male elephant seals (bulls) rear up on their foreflippers and fight for territory and harems of females.  Bull elephant seals will haul out and fight from December through March, nearly fasting the entire time as they maintain their territory and harem.  They bite and tear at each other on the neck and shoulders, drawing blood and creating scars on the tough hides, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California Add To Light Table
Dorsal fin of a great white shark breaks the surface as the shark swims just below.
Image ID: 19491  
Species: Great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
 
Grizzly bear in snow.
Image ID: 19623  
Species: Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
Location: Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
Male elephant seals (bulls) rear up on their foreflippers and fight for territory and harems of females. Bull elephant seals will haul out and fight from December through March, nearly fasting the entire time as they maintain their territory and harem. They bite and tear at each other on the neck and shoulders, drawing blood and creating scars on the tough hides.
Image ID: 20375  
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California, USA
 
Mariner Mountain, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, part of Strathcona Provincial Park, located 36 km (22 mi) north of Tofino.  It is 1,771 m (5,810 ft) high, snow covered year-round and home to several glaciers Add To Light Table Blue whale, swimming through the open ocean, Balaenoptera musculus, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus Add To Light Table
Mariner Mountain, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, part of Strathcona Provincial Park, located 36 km (22 mi) north of Tofino. It is 1,771 m (5,810 ft) high, snow covered year-round and home to several glaciers.
Image ID: 21088  
Location: Mariner Mountain, Strathcona Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada
 
Blue whale, swimming through the open ocean.
Image ID: 21248  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks.
Image ID: 21582  
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Monterey, California, USA
 
San Diego Coronado Bridge, known locally as the Coronado Bridge, links San Diego with Coronado, California.  The bridge was completed in 1969 and was a toll bridge until 2002.  It is 2.1 miles long and reaches a height of 200 feet above San Diego Bay.  Coronado Island is to the left, and downtown San Diego is to the right in this view looking north This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Bald eagle in flight, wing spread, soaring, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis, Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska Add To Light Table Bald eagle in flight, banking over beach with Kachemak Bay in background, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis, Homer, Alaska Add To Light Table
San Diego Coronado Bridge, known locally as the Coronado Bridge, links San Diego with Coronado, California. The bridge was completed in 1969 and was a toll bridge until 2002. It is 2.1 miles long and reaches a height of 200 feet above San Diego Bay. Coronado Island is to the left, and downtown San Diego is to the right in this view looking north.
Image ID: 22288  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Bald eagle in flight, wing spread, soaring.
Image ID: 22604  
Species: Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Location: Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska, USA
 
Bald eagle in flight, banking over beach with Kachemak Bay in background.
Image ID: 22613  
Species: Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Location: Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska, USA
 
Bald eagle spreads its wings to land amid a large group of bald eagles, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis, Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska Add To Light Table House finch, male, Carpodacus mexicanus, Amado, Arizona Add To Light Table A giant sequoia tree, soars skyward from the forest floor, lit by the morning sun and surrounded by other sequioas.  The massive trunk characteristic of sequoia trees is apparent, as is the crown of foliage starting high above the base of the tree, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table
Bald eagle spreads its wings to land amid a large group of bald eagles.
Image ID: 22681  
Species: Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Location: Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska, USA
 
House finch, male.
Image ID: 22990  
Species: House finch, Carpodacus mexicanus
Location: Amado, Arizona, USA
 
A giant sequoia tree, soars skyward from the forest floor, lit by the morning sun and surrounded by other sequioas. The massive trunk characteristic of sequoia trees is apparent, as is the crown of foliage starting high above the base of the tree.
Image ID: 23273  
Species: Giant sequoia tree, Sequoiadendron giganteum
Location: Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Aspens turn yellow in autumn, changing color alongside the south fork of Bishop Creek at sunset, Populus tremuloides, Bishop Creek Canyon, Sierra Nevada Mountains Add To Light Table Sheephead and golden gorgonian, underwater in a kelp forest, Muricea californica, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table Wheelhouse of the ship M/V Polar Star, with navigation equipment, helm controls, communications, and a great view Add To Light Table
Aspens turn yellow in autumn, changing color alongside the south fork of Bishop Creek at sunset.
Image ID: 23391  
Species: Aspen, Populus tremuloides
Location: Bishop Creek Canyon, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, USA
 
Sheephead and golden gorgonian, underwater in a kelp forest.
Image ID: 23586  
Species: California golden gorgonian, Muricea californica, Semicossyphus pulcher
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Wheelhouse of the ship M/V Polar Star, with navigation equipment, helm controls, communications, and a great view.
Image ID: 23713  
 
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach.  Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size.  They feed on fish and crustaceans.  Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins, Pygoscelis papua, New Island Add To Light Table Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach.  Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size.  They feed on fish and crustaceans.  Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins, Pygoscelis papua, New Island Add To Light Table Westpoint Island Add To Light Table
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach. Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins.
Image ID: 23828  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach. Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins.
Image ID: 23891  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Westpoint Island.
Image ID: 23956  
Location: Westpoint Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 

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Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Whale Anatomy  >  Whale Fluke / Tail
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Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Whale Behavior  >  Whale Blow / Spout
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Marine  >  Blue Whale
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Marine  >  Gray Whale
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Marine  >  Great White Shark
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Abronia villosa
Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Ambystoma mexicanum
Amphiprion bicinctus
Anableps anableps
Anisodoris nobilis
Aptenodytes patagonicus
Arctocephalus gazella
Arctocephalus townsendi
Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera physalus
Balantiocheilus melanopterus
Balistoides conspicillum
Bison bison
Bodianus diplotaenia
Callorhinus ursinus
Caranx sexfasciatus
Carcharhinus perezi
Carcharodon carcharias
Carpodacus mexicanus
Caulastrea echinulata
Chaetodon lunula
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi
Chromis vanderbilti
Chrysiptera cyanea
Conus gloriamaris
Cypraea pallidula rhinoceros simulans
Cypraea talpa saturata
Eschrichtius robustus
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Haliotis rufescens
Lophogorgia chilensis
Lynx rufus
Macrocystis pyrifera
Megaptera novaeangliae
Mirounga angustirostris
Mola mola
Oenothera deltoides
Oxycirrhites typus
Panthera leo
Pelagia noctiluca
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Pelecanus occidentalis
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Phalacrocorax harrisi
Physeter macrocephalus
Plerogyra sinuosa
Pleuroncodes planipes
Pomacanthus xanthometopon
Populus tremuloides
Prionace glauca
Pterapogon kauderni
Ptereleotris zebra
Pygoscelis adeliae
Pygoscelis papua
Sebastes miniatus
Sebastes sp.
Semicossyphus pulcher
Sequoiadendron giganteum
Stenella frontalis
Stephanocystis dioica
Sula nebouxii
Tamias
Taxidea taxus
Thalassarche melanophrys
Trichechus manatus
Tursiops truncatus
Ursus americanus
Ursus arctos horribilis
Urticina piscivora
Vulpes vulpes
Yucca schidigera
Zalophus californianus
Zalophus californianus wollebacki
Zalophus californianus wollebaeki

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