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17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Tiny Turtle

While walking in a local park we saw this young yellow bellied turtle trying to cross a busy road. We rescued him by ferrying him (or her) across so he could continue the trek she had started. It struck me how old (from the time of dinosaurs) and how new (so small and cute) turtles are and how every creature sometimes needs help.

TAGS: Nature, North Carolina, Turtle

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States of America
Member since 2019
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© Stella McTaggart.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 08.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
Camera Make: Apple
Camera Model: iPhone SE
Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO32
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PHOTO LOCATION Wilmington, North Carolina, United States of America