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A girl walks down the street in Hinche, Haiti
Eyespots
Treasures of the Potomac
Morning View
Flying through the clouds.
Sunset at Shenandoah National Park
Flying from Denver to Las Vegas.
Forest Fire
Covered bridge
Morpho Butterfly Drinking in the Creak
Dancer At Sunset
Water turtles resting on log in C&O Canal
chrysalis blue
A newly emerged Eastern Swallowtil  butterfly is released into the wild.
Wildland firefighter
An ordinary cycling day in Copenhagen
Bee Yourself
Horned Owl at sunrise
Wave in the sunset
Lake in Czech Republic
Water droplet  on a banana plant
Man looking over Milan
A gecko resting on a leaf, looking down the lens
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Water turtles resting on log in C&O Canal

The Chesapeake and Ohio National Historic Park lies along over 180 miles of the Maryland side of the Potomac River. Mostly built in the 1800's, the canal is no longer used, but a few sections still hold water. Wildlife, such as these water turtles, make their home in the canal. On this sunny May day, many turtles crowded onto this log to warm themselves.

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Poolesville, Maryland, United States of America
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© Donald Habib.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2016
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 31, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
Camera Make: FUJIFILM
Camera Model: FinePix XP60
Focal Length: 18.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/239
Aperture: f4.9
ISO: ISO100
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