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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Walruses Reaching the Beach to Rest

After entering the bay, sleeping on the rocks at the foot of the cliff for weeks, walruses eventually reach the bottom where a sandy beach welcomes them for a month. In the meantime, the temperature dropped and snow appeared in the surroundings. There will be around 90,000 walrus on the beach and 30,000 more in the waters around it.

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Belgentier, France
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Photo of the Day: 12.31.18 Editors' Pick
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© Jean-François Lagrot.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2017
Total Views: 2142
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: ISO640
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PHOTO LOCATION Chukchi Peninsula, Enurmino Village, Russia