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15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Tortoise In The Temple

This tortoise was one of many animals (both wild and domestic) dropped off at a temple in southern Myanmar. Due to the Buddhist beliefs, many local people view temples and monasteries as a safe haven for orphaned or injured wildlife.

TAGS: Myanmar, Tortoise

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Bellevue, Washington, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Katy Foster.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2017
Filed Under: Travel
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 7, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D300
Focal Length: 10.5mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION ye, Myanmar