The Big Blue
coconut octopus or veined octopus. It is found in tropical waters of the western Pacific Ocean. It commonly preys upon shrimp, crabs, and clams, and displays unusual behaviour, including bipedal walking and gathering and using coconut shells and seashells for shelter. The contrast of the white suckers to the rest of the octopus and sea floor makes it look like it glows
The Coconut Octopus
Swimming with whale sharks
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2013/01/bonobos-offer-banana-bribes-for-friendship/ BFlynn_UltimateWhaleWatch (10 of 16) This photo is a finalist in the 2010 Canon Photography in the Parks competition, Adult Amateur division. Winners are chosen by popular vote. When you vote you will be entered in a drawing for a Digital Rebel outfit. Vote at www.usa.canon.com/dlc/controller?act=GetArticleAct.
COMMERSON’S DOLPHIN Cephalorhynchus commersonii ©mthalen Commerson’s Dolphin is one of four dolphins in the Cephalorhynchus genus. The species has also the common names Skunk Dolphin, Piebald Dolphin and Panda Dolphin. The dolphin is named for Philibert Commerson, who first described them in 1767 after he sighted them in the Strait of Magellan.
Hawaiian Spinner dolphin- Andy Collins.
Pacific White Sided Dolphin