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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Rough Periwinkle wanders off from predators under a rock.

Rough periwinkles are sea snails. They are masters of adaptation in rough environments. This image looks peaceful but this is breakfast hour so she is racing for her life away from the crabs below.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Sang Hwan Kim