January 12, 2016

Under the Sun

Photograph by Gaby Barathieu, National Geographic Your Shot

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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23 comments
R. C.
R. C.

What a sexy turtle! My fav type of turtle!!!!!

feng jie
feng jie

peaceful   and  elegant

Ann B.
Ann B.

So beautiful, I'm speechless.

Chris Bradshaw
Chris Bradshaw

Beautiful. Love the sunset fire in the sky contrasted against the cool tranquillity of the scene below. The turtle is a mosaic work of art.

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