19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A Pup’s Siesta

Mamma went out to forage at sea and left this Galapagos sea lion pup all alone, resting peacefully on the steps to the water. Travelling in the Galapagos Islands, you may come across numerous sea lions that are not afraid of humans.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos, Ecuador
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger