Bearded Seal
Bearded Seal

A large Bearded Seal (Erignathus barbatus) resting on an ice floe. Another animal endemic to the Arctic, Bearded Seals are a primary food source for polar bears - up to 40% of its body weight is fat.

Una foca barbuda (Erignathus barbatus) descansando en una placa de hielo a la deriva. Endémica del Artico, como el oso polar, la foca barbuda es de hecho una pieza clave en la dieta de los osos - hasta el 40% de su peso corporal es grasa pura.
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Nikon D200, Sigma 150-500mm, tripod
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Date: 18/07/2011

Location: Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard, Norway

Photographer: Arturo de Frias

Bearded Seal

A large Bearded Seal (Erignathus barbatus) resting on an ice floe. Another animal endemic to the Arctic, Bearded Seals are a primary food source for polar bears - up to 40% of its body weight is fat.

Una foca barbuda (Erignathus barbatus) descansando en una placa de hielo a la deriva. Endémica del Artico, como el oso polar, la foca barbuda es de hecho una pieza clave en la dieta de los osos - hasta el 40% de su peso corporal es grasa pura.
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Nikon D200, Sigma 150-500mm, tripod
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Date: 18/07/2011

Location: Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard, Norway

Photographer: Arturo de Frias