16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A turtle crossing the road at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

In the heart of Maryland is a special place where a small group of researchers delve into the wonders of wildlife. This box turtle symbolizes all that is precious about our natural world in these places.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Laurel, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Vinod Thomas