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Quintessential Rhode Island #1
Smooth Motion
She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain
a house on water
Library of Celsus
The Sunny City
Floating Umbrellas above a Serene Stream
KOLA BOU SNAN
Waiting for food
Draped
Life in Syria
Basking on the Beach
Perch
Ready steady go
Mumm Winery - Napa Valley, CA
MIRROR OF THE MIND
  Beautiful Casa Battlo in Barcelona
Lunch Time
A woman, a dog, and a man; lost in thought
Old Ethiopian woman making yarn from cotton
Sunrise in Joshua trea Park
Sunset in Danjugan Island
Looking good
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Basking on the Beach

As turtles are cold-blooded animals they bask in the sun in order to gain heat from the sun and from the substrate (the sand) with which they are in contact. Additionally, hanging out in the sun helps turtles produce vitamin D, an essential nutrient for healthy living for both turtles and humans.

TAGS: Hawaii, Sunbathing

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
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© Salvatore Lanzilotti.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2018
Total Views: 15
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 120mm
Shutter Speed: 1/179
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO400
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