National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, Vol. V

NatGeo returns this week with another batch of Fresh Cute from the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Leading off is Cub Scouts Honor, photo by Kevin Dietrich on the Crescent River, Alaska-Chigmit Mountains.

Seal Lounge from Ryan Essex, Isabella, Galapagos.

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G’day Mate by Richard Ashcroft, Humbug Scrub, Adelaide Hills, South Australia.

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Who’s Out There? from Ron Greenberg in Nolde Forest, Reading, Pa.

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Tiny Turtle by Jeremy Campbell, Centro Rescate de Tortugas Marinas, Cayo Largo del Sur, Cuba.

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Simian Devotion from Josh Uns, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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  1. whawhawhatsis says:

    Every batch of these pics is better than the previous one, I swear. What beautiful shots of cute creatures the world over by such talented photographers! (And we don’t even need a tonguehance on the roo — the photographer took care of it for you!)

  2. The sealio lounge is killing me!

  3. Starfish says:

    I swear Nat Geo has the best photographers ever. These are some wonderful pics.

  4. Alice Shortcake says:

    I want to hang out in the blorpular Seal Lounge!

  5. Rachael says:

    That last pic just did me in. So much tenderness toward the bebbeh monklet.

  6. araminty says:

    I just looked up the conditions to enter the photography comp, and you have to PAY $15 per photo, just to enter! Ridiculous!