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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A common snapping turtle in Lady Bird Lake, Austin, Texas

We came across this giant and highly photogenic common snapping turtle while walking the shores of Lady Bird Lake on a hot summer morning near downtown Austin, Texas. He posed for several photos before deciding to seek greener pastures.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Austin, TX, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5500
Copyright: © Malcolm Hawker