14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A mother's journey back to the sea
A mother loggerhead sea turtle after a tough journey slowly up the beach, digging her perfect nest, laying her eggs, and beginning the exhausting journey back to the ocean in the light of the rising sun.
© Brittany Rigelwood.
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||Nov. 14, 2016, 4:05 p.m.