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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
I'm Outta Here!

A red-bellied turtle making a run from my camera, New Jersey Pine Barrens. While on a spring day trip to Batsto Village in the New Jersey Pine Barrens, with my daughter, I spied this shy turtle sunning himself on the bank of Batsto Lake. I hurried to my camera out and get a good shot when he seemed to look back and say to me: "I'm outta here!"

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Hammonton, New Jersey, United States of America
Camera: DMC-FZ60
Copyright: © Lanis Rossi