17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mother and Pup

A mother Australian sea lion and her pup at Seal Beach, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia. The mother would not let us pass, due to her protectiveness of the pup, so we had to wait 20 minutes for the two to walk away from the trail.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Kingscote, Australia
Camera: COOLPIX P510
Copyright: © Andrew Petlock