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Open wide! Peer inside the mouth of a humpback whale. Worth noting are the large baleen plates which are used for filter-feeding. The whale sucks up large amounts of water into its mouth, and then pushes it back out through the baleen, trapping krill and fish inside for eating. #wildlife #naturelovers #waterwednesday

Diving with Whales - Brian Skerry braves the waters of the Antarctic for a very up-close view of the right whale. ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08fM0XxRLNI )

Why the Mimic Octopus is the Ultimate Master of Disguise. The animal kingdom is packed with creatures that use strange and unusual methods to trick predators. From finding expert camouflage to playing dead, deceit is a common way to avoid becoming someone’s snack. But when it comes to trickery, there is one animal that rises above the rest: the mimic octopus.