Monday, November 19, 2018
Human Interest

Photo of the Day for October 10, 2017 - Gopher Tortoise flower child

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Betty Jo Faulk of Tampa, FL.

The photo was taken at Ponce Inlet, Florida. The gopher tortoise walked out of the underbrush with a flower on its shell.

To download or order reprints of this and other images, please see our Photo of the Day gallery.

Check out the Photo of the Day post for October 9, 2017

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