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Wildlife Sanctury Owl
Brown Bear
Enlightened Montreal
Turtle Cove, the distant turtle sighting
Turtle Cove,  turtle breathing air
Small but deadly, the hognose viper
"Perflection"
Nassau Dolphin interaction and jump
Pirate's Cove, jamming with the jellyfish in Tortola
Red Eyed Tree Frog Portrait
Eye to eye with a peccary
Pirate's Cove, fish and light shinning down
Dart frog on a silver platter
Pirate's Beach, Life On the Pier Underwater
Don't Drive Off the Edge...
Sunbathing Iguana
Golden Moment at Taft Point
Cap ou pas cap?
A Curious Toucan
The Lone Frog
Spider monkey and baby
Swimming with Sea Turtles in the Galapagos
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Eye to eye with a peccary

After following a wild collared peccary (pecari tajacu) for about an hour, the peccary spotted me after the wind changed directions. The peccary decided to come in for a closer look, as I stood still, kneeling on the ground. The peccary came within 5 feet of me before it realized I was right there; it barked and ran in the opposite direction in a huff.

TAGS: Costa Rica, Jungle, Mammal, Pig

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© Christian Irian.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 23, 2015, 7:41 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D3100
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/14
Aperture: f6.3
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PHOTO LOCATION Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica