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Diving Turks & Caicos
My husband and me was traveling for state of Puebla, Mexico, and visited an arqueology ruins. Its name is  Yohualichan. These were part of cultural Totonacas. Its wonderful.
Entrance to a ranch in OK.
Lion living in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
The stillness. A foreshadow of the unity and resiliance the people of Boston would face minutes before their beloved city was struck by horror and violence
Bald Eagle in the sol of nature
Breathtaking sunset on Hatteras Island
Carousel Horse
Carousel
At a Hawaiian caf in Vancouver, WA... an 'Open' sign bids everyone indoors.
Two kids see an elephant for the first time, at Oregon Zoo.
Racing around Kruger Park for a perfect photographic opportunity at sunset can often be a stressful yet exhilirating experience.  Minutes before the sun set behind the mountains, this massive giraffe
To me, nothing is more beautiful than a great white shark smiling at the sea surface.
He was smiling ever since he was born, thus the nickname Smiley Face !!
Following a troop of monkeys through a private game reserve.  Finally one stopped to take a look at me and we were both equally curious, luckily I had a camera to capture this magical moment.
A curious baby white rhino approaches the vehicle.  My heart beats rapidly as I take this photograph, but the shear curiosity between both the rhino and I make it a moment I will never forget.
A shy white rhino peering through the bushes, waiting for his mother.  With rhino populations dwindling in South Africa, this youngster represents the future of this species in peril.
Few animals show human expression; however, this baby Chacma baboon is showing an innate curiosity that is reminicent of a human exploring the natural world.
As I slowly drove around a rocky cliff in Kruger National Park, I was blown away at what was waiting for me.
One Nation: 8 year old Becca Brautigam embraces her country.
My garden on a hot summer day
My garden with my Nikon D60
My neighbors garden with my Nikon D60
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Racing around Kruger Park for a perfect photographic opportunity at sunset can often be a stressful yet exhilirating experience. Minutes before the sun set behind the mountains, this massive giraffe

Racing around Kruger Park for a perfect photographic opportunity at sunset can often be a stressful yet exhilirating experience. Minutes before the sun set behind the mountains, this massive giraffe filled the center of my frame.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2013
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 18, 2013, 7:37 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 40D
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2500
Aperture: f32
ISO: ISO1000
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