Meet the rare sea wolves that live near the ocean and swim in it for hours

Meet the rare sea wolves that live near the ocean and swim in it for hours

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You probably think now that this can not be, because we are used to the fact that wolves live in the forests and have nothing to do with the ocean. But along the Pacific coast of British Columbia, there is a population of unusual wolves.

Meet the rare sea wolves that live near the ocean and swim in it for hours

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"Through DNA research, we know that these wolves are genetically different from their continental relatives," says Ian McAllister, a photographer who has been studying these animals for almost two decades. 

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These wolves swim from island to island and hunt sea animals. Their record is swimming in an archipelago 7.5 miles from land.

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90 percent of their diet consists of food obtained in the ocean, and a fourth of it is salmon.

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McAllister captured the magic of these animals with his spectacular photographs.

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