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Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Peek a boo
Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
Rest stop
Moon coming out
Northern Lights 4
Northern Lights 3
Northern Lights 2
Trapped
Purple Windows
Giant Galapagos Tortoise
Northern Lights
Beautiful Horror
Ghoul in the Lake
Rio's favelas
Maine Barn Fire
Icelandic rivers
The Golden Gate from Jolèn
Chains
Playground Seats
A Dangerous Lunch
The Green Hermit
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Giant Galapagos Tortoise

I had already seen a number of tortoises around the island we were visiting but none were as large as this one. As soon as it started walking towards me I knew I was seeing something I would likely never see again. I took the shot as he lifted his leg in an effort to try and capture the movement of a creature so rarely in motion.

TAGS: Ecuador

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Ashburn, Virginia, United States of America
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© Emily Muly.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2016
Total Views: 30
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 19, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-6000
Focal Length: 206mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO320
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