RUNNER-UP, THREATENED SPECIES
Green sea turtle
On an early morning snorkel off the south-western shelf at Heron Island, this green sea turtle actually came out of the deep to look at us. We were more surprised than it I think. It hung out with us for a while and then faded back into the blue.
Heron Island, Queensland
Nikon D7200, Tokina 10–17mm, 1/160, f/13, ISO 320by Johnny Gaskell