1061-21 - Captive Western gorilla, gorilla gorilla. Female and baby and adolescent in La Vallee Des singes, Poitou - Charentes France. More info: Status, critically endangered due to loss of habitat, hunting and infectious disease.
917-357 - Blue Whale (Balaenoptera Musculus) breaching, extremely rare unusual image. Monterey, California, Pacific Ocean. MORE INFO: This Blue Whale was engaging in courting/fighting behaviour with another Blue Whale. Both animals were moving much faster than normal, chasing each other, & breaching repeatedly.
921-766 - Wild Adult Male and Female, Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus), endangered, colony, rookery, haul out, raft, above water. Bering Islands (Bering Sea) Russia, Asia. MORE INFO: This sea lion in the largest member of the eared seals.
1067-46 - Ribbon eel, Rhinomuraena quaesita, male. This species is a protandrous hermaphrodite changing from male to female and found throughout the Indo-Pacific. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean.
921-848 - Wild Male Northern fur seals, endangered, colony, rookery, haul out, raft, above and in water. Bering Islands (Bering Sea) Russia, Asia. MORE INFO: This sea lion in the largest member of the eared seals.
917-342 - Hourglass Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus cruciger) rare unusual image, adult Male porpoising. Drake Passage, Southern Ocean. MORE INFO: Males of this species can be identified by the huge hooked dorsal fin and post-anal keel, both of which are visible on this animal.