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Southern right whale eyeballing the camera up close, Eubalaena australis. Whale lice can be seen clearly in the folds and crevices around the whales eye and lip groove, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern right whale eyeballing the camera up close, Eubalaena australis. Whale lice can be seen clearly in the folds and crevices around the whales eye and lip groove.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38400  
White southern right whale calf underwater, Eubalaena australis. About five per cent of southern right whales are born white due to a condition known as grey morphism and will gradually turn dark as they age.  They are not albino (which is a complete lack of pigmentation).  Sometimes referred to as "brindled", the white coloration is a recessive genetic trait and only lasts a few months.  Typically, but not always, white calves will become much darker as they mature but will still somewhat lighter than normal even as adults, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
White southern right whale calf underwater, Eubalaena australis. About five per cent of southern right whales are born white due to a condition known as grey morphism and will gradually turn dark as they age. They are not albino (which is a complete lack of pigmentation). Sometimes referred to as "brindled", the white coloration is a recessive genetic trait and only lasts a few months. Typically, but not always, white calves will become much darker as they mature but will still somewhat lighter than normal even as adults.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38434  
White southern right whale calf underwater, Eubalaena australis. About five per cent of southern right whales are born white due to a condition known as grey morphism and will gradually turn dark as they age.  They are not albino (which is a complete lack of pigmentation).  Sometimes referred to as "brindled", the white coloration is a recessive genetic trait and only lasts a few months.  Typically, but not always, white calves will become much darker as they mature but will still somewhat lighter than normal even as adults, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
White southern right whale calf underwater, Eubalaena australis. About five per cent of southern right whales are born white due to a condition known as grey morphism and will gradually turn dark as they age. They are not albino (which is a complete lack of pigmentation). Sometimes referred to as "brindled", the white coloration is a recessive genetic trait and only lasts a few months. Typically, but not always, white calves will become much darker as they mature but will still somewhat lighter than normal even as adults.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38438  
Courting pair of southern right whales underwater, Eubalaena australis. While the posture in this photo isn't quite mating, it is a courting behavior that often precedes mating.  The male is below, upside down and trying to access the female belly-to-belly. However, the female does not want to mate, so she has positioned herself upside down at the surface so that the males in the courting group cannot reach her genital slit, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Courting pair of southern right whales underwater, Eubalaena australis. While the posture in this photo isn't quite mating, it is a courting behavior that often precedes mating. The male is below, upside down and trying to access the female belly-to-belly. However, the female does not want to mate, so she has positioned herself upside down at the surface so that the males in the courting group cannot reach her genital slit.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38446  
South American sea lions, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina, Otaria flavescens, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
South American sea lions, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina.
Species: South American Sea Lion, Otaria flavescens
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38264  
Whale hair on the rostrum and chin of a southern right whale, sidelit by the setting sun. These individual hairs provide sensor information to the whale as it swims through ocean currents or touches the ocean bottom, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Whale hair on the rostrum and chin of a southern right whale, sidelit by the setting sun. These individual hairs provide sensor information to the whale as it swims through ocean currents or touches the ocean bottom.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38331  
Seagull picks skin off a southern right whale, leaving a lesion that may become infected and which scientists have shown to be stressful to young calves, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Seagull picks skin off a southern right whale, leaving a lesion that may become infected and which scientists have shown to be stressful to young calves.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38333  
Southern right whale raises its fluke tail out of the water prior to diving, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern right whale raises its fluke tail out of the water prior to diving.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38337  
Southern right whale fluke raised out of the water, tail slapping, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern right whale fluke raised out of the water, tail slapping.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38339  
Southern right whale raises its fluke tail out of the water prior to diving, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern right whale raises its fluke tail out of the water prior to diving.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38341  
South American sea lions hauled out on rocks to rest and warm in the sun, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina, Otaria flavescens, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
South American sea lions hauled out on rocks to rest and warm in the sun, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina.
Species: South American Sea Lion, Otaria flavescens
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38361  
South American sea lions hauled out on rocks to rest and warm in the sun, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina, Otaria flavescens, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
South American sea lions hauled out on rocks to rest and warm in the sun, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina.
Species: South American Sea Lion, Otaria flavescens
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38365  
South American sea lion, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina, Otaria flavescens, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
South American sea lion, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina.
Species: South American Sea Lion, Otaria flavescens
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38394  
Mature adult male South American sea lion, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina, Otaria flavescens, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
Mature adult male South American sea lion, Otaria flavescens, Patagonia, Argentina.
Species: South American Sea Lion, Otaria flavescens
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38395  
Breaching southern right whale, Eubalaena australis, Patagonia, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Breaching southern right whale, Eubalaena australis, Patagonia.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38405  
Southern elephant seal, adult male, Mirounga leonina, Valdes Peninsula, Argentina, Mirounga leonina, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
Southern elephant seal, adult male, Mirounga leonina, Valdes Peninsula, Argentina.
Species: Southern elephant seal, Mirounga leonina
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38415  
Southern elephant seal, mother and pup, Mirounga leonina, Valdes Peninsula, Mirounga leonina, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern elephant seal, mother and pup, Mirounga leonina, Valdes Peninsula.
Species: Southern elephant seal, Mirounga leonina
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38417  
Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus, Patagonia, Spheniscus magellanicus, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus, Patagonia.
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38432  
Magellanic penguin, bloodied following a fight with another male to defend its burrow, Spheniscus magellanicus, Patagonia, Spheniscus magellanicus, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Magellanic penguin, bloodied following a fight with another male to defend its burrow, Spheniscus magellanicus, Patagonia.
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38433  
Courting group of southern right whales, aerial photo. Mating may occur as a result of this courting and social behavior.  The white whale seen here is a serious player named El Copulador (the copulator) and is often seen in mating and courting groups of southern right whales at Peninsula Valdes. His light coloration is an indication that he was a white calf, but he did not darken as he aged in the way most white southern right whale calves do, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Courting group of southern right whales, aerial photo. Mating may occur as a result of this courting and social behavior. The white whale seen here is a serious player named El Copulador (the copulator) and is often seen in mating and courting groups of southern right whales at Peninsula Valdes. His light coloration is an indication that he was a white calf, but he did not darken as he aged in the way most white southern right whale calves do.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38357  
Southern right whale mother and calf, aerial photo, Eubalaena australis, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern right whale mother and calf, aerial photo, Eubalaena australis.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38385  
Southern right whale mother and calf, aerial photo, Eubalaena australis, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern right whale mother and calf, aerial photo, Eubalaena australis.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38386  
Courting pair of southern right whales underwater, Eubalaena australis. In this image, the male is below and inverted (belly up) and the female is at the surface. While the posture in this photo isn't quite mating, it is a courting behavior that often precedes mating, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Courting pair of southern right whales underwater, Eubalaena australis. In this image, the male is below and inverted (belly up) and the female is at the surface. While the posture in this photo isn't quite mating, it is a courting behavior that often precedes mating.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38295  
Southern right whale mother and calf underwater, Eubalaena australis, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern right whale mother and calf underwater, Eubalaena australis.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38305  
Southern right whale mother and calf underwater, Eubalaena australis, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern right whale mother and calf underwater, Eubalaena australis.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38310  
Southern right whale mother and calf, Eubalaena australis, Argentina, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
Southern right whale mother and calf, Eubalaena australis, Argentina.
Species: Southern right whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 35918  
Inquisitive southern right whale underwater, Eubalaena australis, closely approaches cameraman, Argentina, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
Inquisitive southern right whale underwater, Eubalaena australis, closely approaches cameraman, Argentina.
Species: Southern right whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 35951  
White southern right whale calf underwater, Eubalaena australis, Argentina, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
White southern right whale calf underwater, Eubalaena australis, Argentina.
Species: Southern right whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 35952  
Southern right whale mother and calf underwater, Eubalaena australis, Argentina, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
Southern right whale mother and calf underwater, Eubalaena australis, Argentina.
Species: Southern right whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 35953  
Inquisitive southern right whale underwater, Eubalaena australis, closely approaches cameraman, Argentina, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut
Inquisitive southern right whale underwater, Eubalaena australis, closely approaches cameraman, Argentina.
Species: Southern right whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 35954  
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