Nature photographer David Liittschwager worked closely with local scientists to create his latest book, A World in One Cubic Foot: Portraits of Biodiversity, which is an elegy to the minutiae of ecosystems. The concept for the project was simple—to document as much life as possible in one single cubic foot during the process of an ordinary day.
- Common Name: River Cooter
- Scientific Name: Pseudemys concinna
- Size: 4.0” (10.16 cm) across carapace
- Location: Lillard's Mill, Duck River, Milltown, Tennessee