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Morrocoy ...

Posted by
Baldwin VW (Bejuma, Venezuela) on 19 April 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

It's common name in Venezuela is "morrocoy" (Chelonoides carbonaria)

Canon PowerShot A95 1/100 second F/5.0 8 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Only I can say is wow.

19 Apr 2012 5:06am

Luke from Spokane Washington, United States

I like the stance of the turtle!

19 Apr 2012 5:27am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

very impressive image - excellent pov

19 Apr 2012 5:38am


omg! Giant Turtle
Texture is very beautiful
nice shot

19 Apr 2012 5:55am

Khalil from Beyrouth, Lebanon

Impressionnante et d'un rendu superbe. magnifiques détails et exccellent cadrage sous cett ang;le de prise bien choisi.

19 Apr 2012 6:00am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautifully captured

19 Apr 2012 6:05am

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Super great picture, beautiful turtle, we Finns call it Kilpikonna! Best regards oivatytto:))Haleja.

19 Apr 2012 6:26am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

A very beautiful capture with lovely compo and color

19 Apr 2012 6:29am

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Great details, beautiful!

19 Apr 2012 6:49am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Elle parait immense ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

19 Apr 2012 6:49am

yo from France

Très belle ! Elle est contente, elle prend la pose.

19 Apr 2012 7:02am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Excellent PoV

19 Apr 2012 7:24am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! perfect idea and angle
Have a lovely day

19 Apr 2012 7:46am

Farnaz from tehran, Iran

wowww! what a huge turtle, i afraid of it

19 Apr 2012 7:47am

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Great one !!

19 Apr 2012 8:20am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful colors!!!

19 Apr 2012 9:00am

gogoli from Tehran, Iran

so cute!!!!

19 Apr 2012 9:09am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

what a marvellous looking tortoise

19 Apr 2012 9:39am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

I think it'a a big one ! Excellent shot ! Phil

19 Apr 2012 10:00am

Wendy from Canterbury, New Zealand

Wow, this is magnificent! Superb photo. Well done!

19 Apr 2012 10:37am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

marvellous - great pov

19 Apr 2012 11:12am

k@ from Paris, France

Oh my those colors, extra !

19 Apr 2012 11:13am

tataray from france, France

Wow... que de détails ... Extraordinaire cette capture.))

19 Apr 2012 11:39am

B.Sully from Surf City, United States

lovely shot! Great perspective

19 Apr 2012 12:20pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful portrait

19 Apr 2012 12:24pm

alejandra from caracas, Venezuela

:-O yo la conozco!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! que foto tan liiiinda!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-D

19 Apr 2012 12:45pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Super close up shot !

19 Apr 2012 1:07pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Really cool close-up. You've captured his soul

19 Apr 2012 1:12pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Ha ha, great shot. Love all that texture detail and those colors.

19 Apr 2012 1:28pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

parece que sonríe, es fantastica

19 Apr 2012 1:28pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Wouhaaaaaaaaaa!! on dirait qu'elle va sortir de l'écran!!! trop belle ta photo!! j'aime+++++

19 Apr 2012 1:30pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Wow! it's huge! Great portrait. Good day.

19 Apr 2012 2:33pm

Sylvia from Noord-Limburg, Netherlands

Great point of view, it's nice to see a turtle this way.

19 Apr 2012 2:42pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine, detailed close up of this impressive creature. I don't think I'd like to get close to his snapping mouth! :-)

19 Apr 2012 3:13pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Que guapa tortuga! Me encantan estos bichos... En casa tenemos una pareja de tortugas de tierra "algo" más (mucho más ...) pequeñas que ésta... El punto de vista es muy bueno... nos saluda cariñosa y sonriente... Excelente mirada la tuya! Un abrazo amigo! Adela

19 Apr 2012 4:16pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A magnificent tortoise!

19 Apr 2012 4:17pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle tortue superbe iamge et compo fantastique vue que c'est beau, bravo.
Belle soirée

19 Apr 2012 5:40pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

This is excellent ! I like the low point of view and the beautiful details... Great work ! Have a lovely day :)

19 Apr 2012 5:44pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful low angle shot of this tortoise! Well done Baldwin! ;-)

19 Apr 2012 6:36pm

Hanry from Castricum, Netherlands

Wow, what an impressive picture. The turtle makes a real impression on me. Beautifully lighted and well-chosen position.

19 Apr 2012 7:15pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Amazing size..beautiful animal,beautiful captured!

19 Apr 2012 7:48pm

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Really wonderful close-up! Fantastic one!

19 Apr 2012 8:14pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

How cool is this?! You got down and personal with him for this great shot.

19 Apr 2012 8:20pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Incredible details that reveal such beautiful textures! Well spotted and captured!

19 Apr 2012 8:22pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Belle capture d'un beau spécimen de tortue ..... compliments pour cette jolie photo

19 Apr 2012 10:02pm

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

He is awesome! What a gorgeous shell and I love those patches of orange. Such a powerful photo, perfect!

20 Apr 2012 12:46am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Oh, I just love turtles and this one's a beauty. Fantastic shot with a superb perspective. Well done, Baldwin!

20 Apr 2012 2:27am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Fantasico! Oh, wonderful shot. Elegant turtle.

20 Apr 2012 2:30am

LauraS from Chico, United States

I'm sorry I mean elegant tortoise. I mean no disrespect!

20 Apr 2012 3:03am

Chantal from Romans sur isère, France

Magnifique ! Bravo pour cette photo.

20 Apr 2012 10:57am

Francisco from Miami, United States

Muy buen angulo para ese morrocoy hermoso :)

20 Apr 2012 3:47pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Wow ! Excellent. really nice image. wonderful shot.

21 Apr 2012 12:32am

kasiaaus from Canberra, Australia

Awesome! Absolutely fantastic.

23 Apr 2012 2:36pm

sue-ann foto from montréal, Canada

Ah j'ai aussi une tortue pas aussi grosse que la tienne mais elle baille...

26 Apr 2012 1:46am

Canon PowerShot A95
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8 mm