The very rare Mediterranean Monk Seal, (Monachus monachus), dives out of a cave. Looks cute but is not harmless. Size two and a half meter. Weight up to 280 Kg. Sometimes very curious with test bites on divers.
This species is close to extinction. There are only a few hundred left.
You like to know more?:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mediterranean_monk...
Madeira, Island, Portugal, Europe, Atlantic, Ocean
Canon EOS 5D MKII, 4.0/17-40mm, SEACAM Housing, Seaflash, 1/100s/f9, ISO 200