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NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection
Catalog of Images

2600 thumbnail picture
A magnificent photo of sea, swell, sky, and a monk seal swimming over a coral reef bottom.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
2601 thumbnail picture
A magnificent photo of sea, swell, sky, a rock cliff, and a monk seal swimming over a coral reef bottom.
Hawaii, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
2602 thumbnail picture
Monk seal pups playing in the shallows at French Frigate Shoals.
Hawaii, French Frigate Shoals
2603 thumbnail picture
Two weaned seal pups sleeping on the beach.
Hawaii, French Frigate Shoals
2604 thumbnail picture
A bald eagle drying its feathers.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2605 thumbnail picture
A great egret looking for dinner at low tide.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2606 thumbnail picture
A great blue heron.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2607 thumbnail picture
Cormorants and seagulls on a poundnet.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2608 thumbnail picture
A flock of American coots.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2609 thumbnail picture
An osprey in flight.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2610 thumbnail picture
A barred owl.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2611 thumbnail picture
Perhaps a juvenile sparrow.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2612 thumbnail picture
Perhaps a juvenile sparrow.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2613 thumbnail picture
A flock of wild turkeys.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2614 thumbnail picture
A red-bellied woodpecker.
Maryland, Patuxent River area
2615 thumbnail picture
Bryde's Whale (Balaenoptera edeni)
Tropical Pacific Ocean
2616 thumbnail picture
False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens)
Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
2617 thumbnail picture
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata)
Mariana Islands, Guam
2618 thumbnail picture
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata)
Mariana Islands, Guam
2619 thumbnail picture
Melon-headed Whale (Peponocephala electra)
Hawaii, Kauai
2620 thumbnail picture
Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Hawaii, Oahu
2621 thumbnail picture
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Hawaii, Maui
2622 thumbnail picture
Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor)
Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
2623 thumbnail picture
Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster)
Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
2624 thumbnail picture
Red-footed Booby (Sula sula rubripes)
Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
2625 thumbnail picture
A Laysan albatross soars over the water, showing off a wingspan that can measure up to 203 centimeters (80 inches).
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2626 thumbnail picture
The northern fulmar nests in the Bering Sea but can sometimes be found traveling through the Chukchi borderland.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2627 thumbnail picture
This black guillemot, a truly Arctic bird, was seen at our northern-most science station, around 77 degrees North.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2628 thumbnail picture
The thick-billed murre is a fish-eating species that nests along the Chukchi coastline.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2629 thumbnail picture
The tufted puffin is known for its bright yellow tufts of feathers that both sexes have during the summer breeding season.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2630 thumbnail picture
A beautiful ribbon seal rests on an ice floe.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2631 thumbnail picture
A mother ribbon seal nurses her pup on the ice pack.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2632 thumbnail picture
A curious juvenile walrus checks out the USCG Ice Breaker HEALY.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2633 thumbnail picture
A large herd of walrus use floating ice to haul out after swimming in Arctic waters.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2634 thumbnail picture
Walrus coming to the surface for air.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2635 thumbnail picture
A polar bear attempting to ambush a pair of ribbon seals, which quickly slipped into the water when the bear got too close.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2636 thumbnail picture
This polar bear was pounding on a seal den, hoping to find food in the open Arctic landscape.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2637 thumbnail picture
This curious polar bear was checking out the ship while it was stationary.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2638 thumbnail picture
A polar bear effortlessly crosses the ice in its Arctic home.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2639 thumbnail picture
A polar bear wanders the ice pack.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2640 thumbnail picture
These polar bears are on very thin ice, surrounded by cracks and leads, which make it very hard for them to travel.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2641 thumbnail picture
A polar bear standing on its hind legs to get a better look at the USCG ice breaker HEALY.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2642 thumbnail picture
Short-tailed shearwaters travel from New Zealand to the Chukchi coastline in late summer.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea area
2643 thumbnail picture
A Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) thinking about eating a starfish.
Washington, La Push 2011October 2
2644 thumbnail picture
Semipalmated plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) at low tide.
Washington, Ocean Shores 2011October 13
2645 thumbnail picture
Osprey building a nest. Pair of young osprey (Pandion haliaetus) building a nest on the crow's nest of a NOAA ship - before the nest was moved to a man-made platform at the Sandpoint NOAA campus.
Washington, Seattle 2011May
2646 thumbnail picture
Osprey in flight.
Washington, Seattle 2011May
2647 thumbnail picture
Sooty shearwater in flight.
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska 2015 August 9
2648 thumbnail picture
Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) on ice floe.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea 2003 Summer
2649 thumbnail picture
Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) on ice floe.
Alaska, Chukchi Sea 2003 Summer

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