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a green turtle swimming in the Canary Islands
October 31, 2014

Turtle Power

“On the coast of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, we have quite the selection of affectionate green turtles,” writes photographer Montse Grillo. “This turtle was coming [down] from the surface. The sun behind it and the sun rays surrounding it gave it a special majesty.” This photo was submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest. Enter your best shot by October 31 for a chance to win. Download wallpaper » See all contest entries » Browse galleries of our editors' favorites »
Photograph by Montse Grillo

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