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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sand Shape

A cub of Galapagos Sea Lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) was waiting for its mother on the sand of La Lobería beach, where this species usually uses hundreds of lava rocks as a reproduction area. Finally a few minutes later its mother arrived.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: San Cristobal Island, Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D600
Copyright: © Kristhian Castro