Chow Time

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 9/2/2017 9:40:53 PM

It must be so awesome to see this up close. Galapagos is on my bucket list. I will have to view your images again when it's time to go there. This is super! #1695155

Jeff Robinson level-classic 9/3/2017 4:01:36 AM

A wonderful close-up capture of this amazing animal! #11637020

Leslie McLain level-classic 9/3/2017 4:24:47 AM

He's a big guy. Terrific capture, Margaret. #11637025

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 9/3/2017 6:47:05 AM

Thank you for the kind comments Reynaldo, Jeff and Leslie. The Galápagos Islands are so amazing. To see animals and birds so close in their natural habitat is awesome. I loved every moment of the experience six years ago! Would love to revisit! #11637076

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 9/3/2017 6:53:28 AM

Thank you for the kind comments Reynaldo, Jeff and Leslie. The Galápagos Islands are so amazing. To see animals and birds so close in their natural habitat is awesome. I loved every moment of the experience six years ago! Would love to revisit! #11637077

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/3/2017 7:01:00 PM

That's one gigantic turtle and exceptional capture of it, Margaret! What an amazing experience it must be to visit that part of the world! #11637356

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 9/3/2017 7:15:42 PM

Thanks so much, Patrick! It is a surreal experience! You feel so far removed from the "real" world! #11637361

Nancy L. Green level-classic 9/4/2017 2:16:45 PM

OH MY GOSH Margaret, what wonderful lighting and textures, and what a face!! <>< #11637619

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 9/4/2017 4:06:30 PM

Thank you Nancy for the great feedback! The face is certainly distinctive! #11637648

Chuck Green level-classic 9/4/2017 6:40:51 PM

Great shot and title, Margaret! <>< #11637792

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 9/4/2017 8:13:18 PM

Thank you, Chuck! #11637814

John Connolly level-classic 9/6/2017 5:25:02 PM

I hope he doesn't talk with his mouth full Margaret! What a super wildlife capture! #11638405

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 9/6/2017 6:37:50 PM

Thank you so much, John! #11638432

Emile Abbott level-classic 9/10/2017 2:47:26 PM

Wife and I rode them on our trip to the Galapagos years ago. Wonderful close up capture Margaret. #11639599

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 9/10/2017 3:38:35 PM

OMG! Good for you both! A GAlapagos Rodeo! Thank you for the kind comments, Emile! #11639634

Lindley Johnson level-classic 9/14/2017 11:01:48 AM

A fabulous image, Margaret - I bet this was fun to shoot! #11641058

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 9/14/2017 1:45:53 PM

Thanks so much Lindley! It was both fun and memorable! #11641155

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 10/31/2017 11:20:34 AM

Congrats on all your well-deserved finalists, Margaret! Good luck! #11653561

Emile Abbott level-classic 11/1/2017 11:24:33 AM

Congrats on finalist Margaret. #11654073

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 11/1/2017 1:41:03 PM

Thank you Patrick and Emile! #11654224

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Giant tortoises are native to seven of the Galapagos Islands and are the largest living species of tortoise. They keep growing until they are 40 - 50 years old and can reach a weight of 500 lbs. They can grow to be 5 ft. tall and can live for more than 100 years. Lonesome George was about 100 at the time of his death!




Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T1i

Uploaded on 9/2/2017 7:48:33 PM
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