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A bus that transfers workers to the winter
When you smile to the world the world smiles back to you
Big Beautiful Eyes
suspended
Smoke on the Columbia
Convicts of the Ocean
Stuff of Giants
Silky Silhouette
Nudi Colours
Tartan Eyes
portait shot of the child who was living in the forest mountain
Alpha Male
Belgian Air Force Agusta A109 ready to go night flying.
Blowing Bubbles
Assateague Island Wind
Ashley in the Sunflowers
Somewhere over the rainbow in Alaska
A Ford Focus St with an American flag driving down a highway
Hunting Silvertip Shark
Encircled Manta Ray
Oceanic Manta Ray Pair and Diver
On top of the World
Willis Tower At Sunset
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Alpha Male

The California sea lions of La Reina, Mexico, is a colony of only male sea lions. They are particularly inquisitive, playful and would not hesitate to investigate when scuba divers enter their domain. In this picture, the alpha male of the colony slipped into the water as soon as I approached. The alpha male was massive and I estimated it to be above 300kg. Despite its sheer size, I did not at any time feel intimidated by it. It was curious, but kept at a comfortable distance.

TAGS: California, Marine, Mexico, Monochrome, Underwater

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© WAI HOE MOK.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2015
Total Views: 40
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Sept. 18, 2017, 2:29 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 15mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO640
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PHOTO LOCATION Cabo San Lucas, Mexico