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Low Tide
Waiting for lunch
Baby Elephant
Looking for greener leaves
Hippopotamus
Serenity
Blue bird
Zebras at Kruger Park, South Africa.
Great egret takes flight in Everglades National Park.
On the way to Tennessee
Waiting our turn...
A Sea Turtle pauses from walking along the bottom looking for food to raise his head for a look around.
This Flame scallop lives in a crevice on a rock wall covered with colorful sponges.
A Christmas Tree worm extends its gills to filter food from the water.
Sea Urchin hiding in a crevice with centipedes.
Orange Icing Sponge protruding from a Star Coral formation.
Red tube worm extends its gills to filter food from the water.
Patterson Cleaner Shrimp with load of eggs coming out of her hole to investigate.
Kalo, or taro, is a staple in the traditional Hawaiian diet. Ancient Hawaiians believed that the kalo was their older sibling.
A branch of green, unripened Kona coffee.
A Gold Dust Day Gecko stretches to drink water from a ginger flower.
A Gold Dust Day Gecko, mo'o, rests on a ti leaf.
A honu (green sea turtle) basking at Laniakea Beach Park, famous for the number of turtles who visit there.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
A Sea Turtle pauses from walking along the bottom looking for food to raise his head for a look around.

A Sea Turtle pauses from walking along the bottom looking for food to raise his head for a look around.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2013
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Date Uploaded: Feb. 17, 2013, 3:27 p.m.
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