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A brown bear catching salmon at Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park
hot summer nights
Yellow Warbler
Bald eagle and brown bear at Katmai National Park
Daybreak at the Air force Memorial in Arlington
Northern Flicker
A turtle crossing the road at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Poised for takeoff
One beautiful beach in Kauai
A Pink Rock Inn
Blue eyes
Loggerhead hatchling learning to swim off the coast of Florida
Monkey from the Sacred Bali Monkey Forest.
Sunset from Mauna Kea
A shooting star over Yosemite falls.
Pink clouds and still water
Nearing the End
Blue Stickseed in Glacier National Park
View off pier
Stay off the medium!
Maine's Beautiful Lupine Flowers
Midnight moon
Grand Canyon, Other Wordly
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Learning to Swim

It was an early morning along the coast of Florida when this loggerhead hatchling’s flippers first met the ocean. As the hatchling took his first few strides through the open ocean, he began to learn the skills of a sea turtle. How to swim, how to breathe, and how to survive.

TAGS: Florida, Underwater

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Boca Raton, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2017
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Photo of the Day: 08.03.18 Editors' Pick
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© Kyle Soto.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
Total Views: 2191
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 2, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 19mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO2000
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