17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Nose to nose

Peace. Contentment. These two molting elephant seals asleep on the beach at St. Andrews Bay, South Georgia, appeared happy to share the air, nose-to-nose, whiskers-to-whiskers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 04.2019
Photo Location: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Camera: NIKON D80
Copyright: © Dorothy Thompson