19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Green sea turtles swam, ate, and relaxed on the shallow white-sand beach with sunlight streaming in. This is their place of rest. As if in heaven, they were passing the time with serene expressions on their faces.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Shimajiri District, Japan
Camera: E-M1MarkII
Copyright: © AKIRA NANJO
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