16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Fighting Extinction

Volunteers line up to release this one day old Olive Ridley Sea Turtle. Humans have the power to help or hinder wildlife and this turtles survival was helped by wildlife warriors who are reflected in the waves wash.

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Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: San Blas, El Salvador
Copyright: © Ryan Olinger