20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A foraging sea turtle

A green sea turtle strolling along the magmatic rocks in the Galápagos archipelago. These large turtles can get up to 200–300 kg, and being mostly herbivorous, they spend much of their day grazing seagrass or algae from the rocks.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger