19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
An abandonned tyre found at low tide sees barnacles start growing on it

This tyre was found at low tide in Ha Pak Nai, the mangrove area of Northeast Hong Kong. In a sign of the threat of pollution to this natural milieu, barnacles have started growing on this tyre after it was thrown in the sea.

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Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Copyright: © Marc Fernandes