13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sea lions take Astoria by storm

Every year, countless sea lions arrive in Astoria in order to partake in one of their favorite foods: smelt. You can hear the sea lions long before you see them, and despite knowing there will be a ton, nothing comes close to actually seeing this many!

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Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 06.2015
Photo Location: Astoria, Oregon, United States of America
Copyright: © Lacey Shaw