Facing the New World

Category: Spontaneous Moments

 

Photo and caption by Guillermo von Bassenheim

Thousands of Olive Ridely Sea Turtle hatch every year in the Pacific coast of Mexico. Very few reach to adulthood. The first few minutes after hatching are the most dangerous. The most resolved face the challenges of their treacherous world without hesitation. They will have a better chance to survive and reproduce. It is amazing how easily the most intrepid can be separated from the hesitant. Some reach and face the sea swiftly. The shy wander around, thus lowering their odds. This baby turtle was one of the most daring of the siblings.

Location: Pacific coast of Nayarit, Mexico

 

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