Synchronized swimming turtles

These talented turtles have been "snapped" performing for the camera as they practice their synchronized swimming routine. Photographed underwater by Monste Grillo, 36, from Tenerife, Spain, the turtles are seen swimming in unison as well as touching fins as they circle towards the surface. After spending hours in the water off the coast of the Canary Islands in 2012, the photographs capture the gentle nature of the creatures as well as giving a fascinating glimpse into their behavior in the wild. (CATERS NEWS)

Turtles appear to be in flight as they swim together. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
Turtles appear to be in flight as they swim together. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
A turtle swimming in waters off the Canaray Islands. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
A turtle swimming in waters off the Canaray Islands. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
The turtles touch fins as they swim together. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
The turtles touch fins as they swim together. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Three Turtles swim in unison. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
Three Turtles swim in unison. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
A turtle pats the head of another turtle. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
A turtle pats the head of another turtle. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
 A male and female kiss beneath the waves. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
 A male and female kiss beneath the waves. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
A turtle swimming in waters off the Canaray Islands. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
A turtle swimming in waters off the Canaray Islands. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
The turtles swimming in unison. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
The turtles swimming in unison. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
A turtle swimming in waters off the Canaray Islands. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
A turtle swimming in waters off the Canaray Islands. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
A curious turtle appraoches photographer, Montse Grillo. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
A curious turtle appraoches photographer, Montse Grillo. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
A turtle swimming in waters off the Canaray Islands. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)
Synchronized swimming turtles
A turtle swimming in waters off the Canaray Islands. (MONTSE GRILLO / CATERS NEWS)

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