15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Steller Sea Lion taking a snooze

On a small ship cruise of southeast Alaska we took a skiff on the open sea coast and were able to closely approach these animals, which showed no concern whatsoever.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: west of Gustavus, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Steven Akre