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DR. GILBERT S. GRANT / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR. GILBERT S. GRANT / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Giant Amazon River Turtles (Podocnemis expansa) basking on a log, Sani Island, Rio Napo, upper Amazon basin, Ecuador, in late December. Note the bee hovering in front of the turtle's face. Bees drink turtle tears, much like butterflies do, but the turtles find bees more annoying.
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