August 20, 2011

Steller Sea Lions, British Columbia

Photograph by Thomas P. Peschak

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Since gaining legal protection in the 1970s, Steller sea lions in British Columbian and neighboring waters have tripled in population to about 30,000 during the summer breeding season.

See more pictures from the August 2011 feature story "Pipeline Through Paradise."

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