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The Boss

There is no denying one thing about male sea lions (often called “bulls”) they are certainly the boss of their rookeries. This guy was sitting on top of the highest rock looking very large and very in charge.

 

With Stellar Sea Lions there is an extreme dimorphism among the sexes, with males being at least two times larger than the females.  Their size is what helps establish and maintain dominance within a group on a rookery.

 

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Taken: August 11, 2015

Location: Johnstone Strait, British Columbia

Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Focal Length: 400
Aperture: f/9
ISO: 1000
Exposure: 1/2500

About this Image

There is no denying one thing about male sea lions (often called “bulls”) they are certainly the boss of their rookeries. This guy was sitting on top of the highest rock looking very large and very in charge.

 

With Stellar Sea Lions there is an extreme dimorphism among the sexes, with males being at least two times larger than the females.  Their size is what helps establish and maintain dominance within a group on a rookery.

 

If you are interested in purchasing this image, or any other images on my site, please contact me contact@wildelements.ca.

 

Taken: August 11, 2015

Location: Johnstone Strait, British Columbia

Camera Specs

Camera: Canon EOS-1D X

Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM

Focal Length: 400

Aperture: f/9

ISO: 1000

Exposure: 1/2500