March 1, 2016

A Daytime Retreat

Photograph by Thomas P. Peschak

Aldabra giant tortoises escape searing daytime heat by taking refuge in caves within the rugged coral rock of the island of Grande Terre, Seychelles. It’s a slow, cumbersome commute between the caves and the tortoises’ grazing areas.

See more pictures from the March 2016 feature story "In the Seychelles, Taking Aim at Nature's Bullies."

12 comments
Yeshuwah Tsidkenu
Yeshuwah Tsidkenu

If It were more a question of, What distributed personalities to life?  Is natural selection mad?  Work with the word, Who; it makes more sense: now go and teach your children; they will preserve them.

Aline K.
Aline K.

Awesome capture of the majestic gathering!!

Keyvan Sh
Keyvan Sh

A Daytime Retreat to the skies.

fantestic!


Sofia Nieto
Sofia Nieto

it makes the impression to be from another era, great shot!

mansour alavizadeh
mansour alavizadeh

despite rugged living area.....tortoises are kindness symbol..... in my opinion.so  thanks  dear tomas  for your  exteraordinary  look to the nature

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