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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Turtle-Back Ride

The thing that draws me to the ocean the most is that I never know what I’m going to come across on any given day. I count myself extremely fortunate to have been in the right place at the right time to capture this image.

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 14th Annual Photo Contest. See all 70 finalists here.

TAGS: Hawaii, Octopus

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Oahu, Hawaii, United States of America
Member since 2016
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Photo of the Day: 12.03.16 Editors' Pick Finalist
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© Michael B. Hardie.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
Total Views: 16758
Total Favorites: 29
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 10:42 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Makaha, Hawaii, United States of America