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Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii) and tourists on the pack ice, Dumont d'Urville Antarctic base, Adelie Land, Antarctica

© Thibaut Vergoz / Biosphoto

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Image size: 3888x2592 pixels (13"x8.6" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2015-02-07

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One of the advantages of the absence of break-up of the pack ice is that it is possible for the staff to walk on the ice and in particular to make unusual encounters


Wild animal / Mammal / Marine mammal / Pinniped / Seal / Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii)

Area / Ice-cold environment / Pole / Ice-floe

Europe / European Union / France / T.A.A.F

World sea and ocean / Southern Ocean

Science / Scientific research / Scientific research centre

Leisure / Journey / Tourism / Ecotourism / Animal tourism


Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / blue sky

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Precipitation 2 / Solid precipitation / Snow

Antarctica / Adélie Land

Atmosphere (Ambiance) / Chill

Shot / Overview

Shot / Front shot


Individual / Person

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Leisure / Journey / Tourism / Tourist

Science / Scientific research / Scientist

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Synapsida / Mammalia / Carnivora / Phocidae / Leptonychotes

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