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OLIVE RIDLEY


OLIVE RIDLEY
Photo Information
Copyright: samalai bisoi (samalaiprasad) (8)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-01-01
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Nikon Coolpix S210
Exposure: f/4.5
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-12 7:44
Viewed: 2878
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This photograph taken in the mouth of river Rushikulya near Gokhurkuda village on the beach of Bay of Bengal during their mass nesting.
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To tanmoyroy_80: Olive Ridleysamalaiprasad 1 11-15 05:47
To tiborsos: Nesting of Olive Ridleysamalaiprasad 1 11-13 23:34
To tuslaw: Nesting of Olive Ridleysamalaiprasad 1 11-13 23:22
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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2739 W: 280 N: 4918] (19857)
  • [2011-11-12 10:06]
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Hello Samalai, and welcome to TN.
I see you joined back in September, but this is your first post. This is the first turtle laying photo I can remember seeing here. Although it doesn't show it depositing any eggs, it is on it's journey to the beach where it digs a nest out of the sand, and then lays them. I have only seen shows on the National Geographic Channel of this amazing event. Looks like it is a pretty big turtle at that.
The only negative thing I see is I wish the image was larger, you are allowed to post at maximum 800 pixels. Also the date is a little distracting. Hope to see more fine photos from you in the future.
Ron

really great capture! tfs.

Nice moment to capture. I would like to see that animal from much closer. Anyways its a rare capture.

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