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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Delicate Balance

Delicate balance. A butterfly perches on a tortoise's head to consume the rich minerals off of its face on Lake Sandoval in Madre Dios, Peru. Planet earth at its finest.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Peru
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Ryan Kost