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A type B killer whale, showing distinctive two-tone gray “cape” pattern and large eye patch, checks out a Weddell seal on an ice floe near Rothera Station, along the Antarctic Peninsula. A seal prey specialist, it may represent a distinct species.

Source National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs
Author Robert Pitman


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