20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sea Lion Games

Sea lions are perhaps the most playful and curious of marine animals. They glide, swim, jet, and swirl – they are here, there, and everywhere all at the same time. While snorkeling in San Cristobal, many sea lions came to check us out and seemed to have a blast interacting with human friends.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger