15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
California Sea Lion Sunshine

The California sea lions of La Reina, Mexico, is a colony of only male sea lions. They are particularly inquisitive, playful and would not hesitate to investigate when scuba divers enter their domain. In this picture, a young sea lion came to inspect, possibly attracted by its own reflection in my camera dome port.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: La Paz, Mexico
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Mok Hoe