16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Walrus Beach Masters

A male and female walrus on a beach in Svalbard, Norway. The male got out of the water first and waited for the female to join him. Behind them is the melting fjord they call home.

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Galitz Roie
Photo of the Day: 11.28.18
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