20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
"Leaving a Footprint"

We, as the human race, are leaving our lasting impact and "footprints" on the natural world. Here on a sweeping Northern Maui beach, lies an elderly sea turtle resting on her various skin tumors... attached to her face, arms, and body.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Paia, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: HERO3+ Black Edition
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