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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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.

TAGS: Beach, Melting, Norway

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Ramat Gan, Israel
Member since 2016
Awards
Photo of the Day: 11.28.18 Editors' Pick Finalist
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Roie Galitz.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 9097
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 10, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 34mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway