Photo of the Day

July 13, 2018

Sea Bound

Every year, millions of tiny, baby olive ridley sea turtles hatch on Rushikulya Beach in India. It's a treacherous journey—experts estimate that only 1 in every 1,000 baby sea turtles will make it to the water before being killed by a predator. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Saurabh chakraborty, National Geographic Your Shot

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