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a turtle swimming at sunset on Mayotte Island, Comoros
January 12, 2016

Under the Sun

A turtle comes up for air at sunset near the Comoros’s Mayotte Island. Photographer Gaby Barathieu had been wanting to take this photo for many years and visited the island, known for its turtles, with that in mind. “This picture was taken on the first night,” Barathieu says.

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Photograph by Gaby Barathieu, National Geographic Your Shot

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