Marine Mammals, from Whales to Walruses
Lecture no. 12 from the course: National Geographic Polar Explorations
Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession and 4 others | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
The waters of the Arctic and Antarctica teem with a remarkable number of marine mammals. Get an overview of the mammalian wildlife that inhabits or migrates to polar waters, including white beluga whales, leopard seals, crabeater seals, and walruses. Examine the sophisticated social structure of orcas, also known as killer whales, and why it makes them such effective predators.