12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Portrait of a Leopard Seal

A leopard seal peacefully at rest on an ice floe adrift in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica - totally unaware of our presence.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2013
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Antarctica
Camera: NIKON D300S
Copyright: © Jennifer Balmer