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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Morning Turtle

This female Loggerhead sea turtle had just laid it's eggs on a beach in southern Greece. It then headed back into the sea, not to come ashore again until it's next nesting season in 3 years time.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: United Kingdom
Camera: NIKON D300S
Copyright: © William Hawkes