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Marine Matters

Lindblad Expedition founder and president, Sven-Olof Lindblad, goes behind the lens to show you the amazing wildlife that you’ll discover aboard the line’s expedition cruises.

ISLAND DREAMS: A Galapagos sea lion squeezes its eyes shut on a bed of brilliant red sesuvium.


Marine iguana

PREHISTORIC: Marine iguanas creep through the Galapagos’ volcanic landscape, just as they did in the days of Darwin’s visit.



Dolphin in Baja
ALL SMILES: A dolphin rises to greet human visitors from the National Geographic Sea Bird in the waters of Baja California.


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