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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sleepiest Seal to Rule the Ice

Taking care not to wake this sleeping Weddell seal on Half Moon Island, Antarctica. It has been kept up all night from incessant mating calls from nearby Gentoo penguins.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Half Moon Island, Antarctica, Antarctica
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Copyright: © Dylan Dickstein