The Rare Sea Wolves Of British Columbia

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

    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.

    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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    on the east coast we have sea-moose that can swim for miles in ocean.
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    On a related note, polar bears are actually classified as marine mammals, as they spend the majority of their life at sea. In fact, their scientific name, Ursus Maritimus can be translated as 'sea bear', and they have been known to swim over 200 miles on the open ocean.
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