Killer whale, Patagonia, Argentina

Killer whale, Patagonia, Argentina

C035/9696 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 30.2MB

Downloadable file size: 2.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: Francois Gohier/VW PICS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Killer whale (Orcinus orca) hunting South American Sea lion pups on a beach. This adult male known is known as Mel and was 45 to 50 years old when this image was taken (March 2006) Intentional stranding is a unique hunting strategy of the small population of Orcas in northern Patagonia. The sunset colors are reflected on Mel's wet skin. Photographed at Punta Norte, Valdes Peninsula, Province Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, beach, biological, biology, fauna, hunt, hunting, killer whale, mammal, marine, nature, ocean, orca, patagonia, predator, sea, shore, valdes peninsula, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.