15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Painted Turtle Catching some Rays on a Sunny Day

We hadn't seen painted turtles for awhile and enjoyed floating by this downed tree with a turtle sunning itself. There is just something about painted turtles that makes me smile.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Granville, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Copyright: © Elizabeth Jones