16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A mother tries to protect her young from giant males

Life ashore can be a nightmare for young walrus that can frequently be run over by 1,5 ton heavy males. That mother tries to help her young to survive and move forward among the dangerous crowd.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Enurmino village, Russia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Jean-Fran├žois Lagrot