DEEP (SEA) BREATH: This whale’s on land, but real-life whales are found in the ocean. Even though they live in water, they come to the surface to breathe in air through blowholes on their heads.
Photograph by CBW, Alamy Stock Photo
DINO BITE: An artist uses a tool to sculpt pointed teeth onto a sand dinosaur in Rügen Island, Germany.
Photograph by Jens Büttner, picture-alliance, dpa, AP Images
ROYALLY COOL: A sand sculpture of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II reigns over a beach in Weston-super-Mare, England.
Photograph by Matt Cardy, Getty Images
DOZING DOG: The average dog sleeps 12 to 14 hours a day. But this pup in Dublin, Ireland, won’t be waking up any time soon—it’s made of sand!
Photograph by Hilda DeSanctis, Alamy Stock Photo
WATCH YOUR STEP: A sand sculpture in San Diego, California, shows how a porcupine fish looks after it’s inflated its spine-covered body.
Photograph by Jim Sugar, Getty Images
SHRUNKEN CITY: Landmarks from Dubai, a city in Asia’s United Arab Emirates—which includes the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa—are sculpted into the sand on this beach in the real-life city of Dubai.
Photograph by Iain Masterton, Getty Images
JUNGLE GIANT: Gorillas are usually found in forests in Africa. But this gorilla, made of sand, is on a beach in Algarve, Portugal.
Photograph by Beata Moore, Alamy Stock Photo
SUNBATHING BEAST: It might not breathe fire, but this funny dragon sculpture probably still draws lots of attention from visitors to its beach in France.
Photograph by BCS, Alamy Stock Photo
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Great Barrier Reef feat. DJ Ecotone - Ep. 1
DJ Ecotone spins a bold beat with animals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Check out this video by DJ Ecotone that features bottlenose dolphins, humpback whales, blue whales, and parrotfish.