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Meet Rare Sea Wolves Who Live Off The Ocean And Can Swim For Hours

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Along the wild Pacific coast of British Columbia, there lives a population of the sea wolves. “We know from exhaustive DNA studies that these wolves are genetically distinct from their continental kin,” says McAllister. “They are behaviourally distinct, swimming from island to island and preying on sea animals. They are also morphologically distinct — they are smaller in size and physically different from their mainland counterparts,” says Ian McAllister, an award-winning photographer who has been studying these animals for almost two decades.


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McAllister captured the magic of these wolves in breath-taking pictures. As he swam towards them, “the curious canines approached him so closely that he could hear them grunting into his snorkel. He took several frames, then pushed back into deeper water without daring to look up,” writes the bioGraphic.

One could almost call these sea wolves pescatarians – 90 percent of their food comes directly from the ocean, with a fourth of it coming from eating salmon. On top of having distinctive food patterns, sea wolves are also excellent swimmers, with their farthest record being swimming to an archipelago 7.5 miles from the nearest landmass.

(h/t: nationalgeographic)

Along the wild Pacific coast of British Columbia, there lives a population of the sea wolves

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“We know from… DNA studies that these wolves are genetically distinct from their continental kin”

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“They are behaviourally distinct, swimming from island to island and preying on sea animals”

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The wolves “are smaller in size and physically different from their mainland counterparts”

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They are excellent swimmers that can do 7.5 miles in a go

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90 percent of their diet is seafood as these creatures live off an ocean

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Thanks to photographer Ian McAllister, who captured the magnificence of this species…

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We can take a better look into their lives in fairy-tale like natural surroundings

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7 Million Dots And 370 Hours Later, I Present My Piece Called ‘Autumn’

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“Autumn” was created on a 56x56cm Arches sheet (22″x22″). Started at the end of 2015, this piece took me 370 hours to complete! Using only a stippling technique, black ink and a 0,10mm nib, it contains around 7 million of inked dots.

I’ve also drew a creative alphabet, illustration named “Into the wild” and the one called “Patience and discipline”. This one is a part of a series in which I’ll represent the four seasons. I hope you’ll like it!

More info: casaltaxavier.bigcartel.com | Facebook

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Leonardo DiCaprio Spends 5 Hours Getting Wounded For A Scene In The Revenant

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Leonardo DiCaprio, pictured, is barely recognizable beneath the layers of makeup required for his latest film, The Revenant. DiCaprio plays Hugo Glass, the real-life leader of a fur-trading expedition who ends up the victim of a savage attack.

Makeup artist Duncan Jarman, also pictured, spent five hours patiently recreating Glass’s horrific wounds. He also obtained historical information about the wounds that Glass sustained so that the effect looked as true to life as possible. As Glass received wounds to his entire body, a whole day of life-casting with the actor was required, and as you can see from the picture below, the end result is gruesomely realistic.

DiCaprio recently picked up a Best Actor Golden Globe for his portrayal of Hugo Glass, and the film has also received 12 Oscar nominations.

More info: InstagramZero1magazine

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Image Credits: Jennifer Latour

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Day To Night: I Capture 24 Hours In One Image

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I photograph from locations and views that are part of our collective memory. Working from a fixed camera angle, I capture the fleeting moments of humanity and light as time passes.

After 24 hours of photographing and over 1500 images taken, I select the best moments of the day and night. Using time as my guide, all of these moments are then seamlessly blended into a single photograph, visualizing our conscious journey with time.

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Flatiron, New York

Sacre Coeur, Paris

Tel Aviv, Israel

Eiffel Tower, Paris

NYC Public Library

Central Park Snow, New York

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Central Park View from Essex House, New York

Washington Square, NYC

Millennium Park, Chicago

Park Avenue, NYC

Presidential Inauguration 2013

America’s Cup SF

Trafalgar Square, London

Gramercy Park, NYC

Pudong, Shanghai

Rockefeller Center, NYC

Times Square, New Years Eve

Coney Island

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nissan GT-R LM NISMO aims to race to glory at le mans 24 hours

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revealing the vehicle they hope wins the le mans 24 several hours race, the nissan ‘GT-R LM NISMO’ receives its first general public glimpse in the course of the business split at the super bowl XLIX.

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