Giant turtle

It is said that nowhere in the world are there as many giant tortoises as in the Seychelles. They are undoubtedly among the most extraordinary creatures on earth. After becoming extinct in many habitats, they still survive in the Seychelles today. The oldest of them, the world-famous Esmeralda, is said to have been born around 1771 and is – as far as anyone can know – one of the oldest giant tortoises in the world.
Fun fact: She is even in the Guinness Book of Records because of this.

Information about taking this photo

  • Camera: Sony a77 II
  • Focal length: 24mm
  • Aperture: ƒ/11
  • Shutter speed: 1/60s
  • ISO: 100
  • Taken: 16 November, 2019

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