A heavy task
A heavy task

Giant Tortoise mating; certainly a heavy task... and unsuccessful. The female seemed very uninterested, and uncooperative. The male´s efforts went unrewarded.

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Nikon D2X, Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8, handheld
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Date: 13/10/2008

Location: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Photographer: Arturo de Frias

A heavy task

Giant Tortoise mating; certainly a heavy task... and unsuccessful. The female seemed very uninterested, and uncooperative. The male´s efforts went unrewarded.

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Nikon D2X, Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8, handheld
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Date: 13/10/2008

Location: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Photographer: Arturo de Frias