Roy Mangersnes - Bearded Seal


Svalbard is home to some amazing marine mammals like whales, seals and Polar Bears. One of the most classy species is the Bearded Seal with his nicely groomed mustache. Usually this animal is easy to approach by boat and will give you some great sightings. This image was shot from a Zodiac on the west coast of Spitsbergen on really wet evening with heavy weather.

Location: Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway

Tags: Arctic, roy mangersnes, seal, svalbard

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  1. Maria Theresa Glørstad said:

    03/09/2012 11:42

    Life is tough.

  2. Aiyana Daciana said:

    06/09/2012 04:26

    Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
    ~Henry David Thoreau