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Drowning
Red-Fronted Lemur
Happy Together
Prepare balloon
oh no!
Looking Out
Catesby's Trilium
Sunset in Cabarete
The young Lama
Tinypus
Aerial City Series 01
No Aloha for basking turtle
Baby shark swimming through to the sea horizon in Maldives
Mountain Magesty
Traveler by the Water
Adelina Nicholls, Executive Director for GLAHR
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Sunflower in decline
Tanga wala
STILLEN
Mountain Meadow
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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
No Aloha for basking turtle

Land basking helps turtles absorb heat from the sun through their body. Turtles that bask on the beach are also gaining heat from the sand they are in contact with through a process known as conduction. Additionally, hanging out in the sun helps these turtles produce vitamin D, an essential nutrient for healthy living.

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2017
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO200
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