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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Clash of the Baby Titans

A King Penguin chick and an Antarctic Fur Seal pup have a momentary confrontation at the Salisbury Plain on South Georgia island - one of the largest King penguin colonies in the world. Also a large breeding area for seals, so there are many opportunities for altercations.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2014
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Beverly Houwing