March 23, 2009
Elephant Seal Near Shore
Photograph by Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott
This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features
Outside looking in, a lone male elephant seal lurks at the edge of a harem. Another year of feeding at sea may give him the bulk and the strength to win his own domain.
See more photographs from the October 2008 feature story "Elephant Seals."