18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A seal swims up to my boat

While on a boat trip around the Tintoras off the Island of Isabella, this young seal was swimming round my boat and found the facial expression that I had to just capture to share with the world. They are such gentle animals.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Isabella, Ecuador
Camera: E-M1X
Copyright: © Ranjan Ramchandani