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Group of Happiness
Great Egrets vying for a prime fishing spot at Reelfoot Lake State Park
Prague
A lovely umbrella
Bodhisattva statue - Gandantegchinlen Monastery - Ulaanbaator, Mongolia
Sleeping with colours
A Cubano
Street chess
Monument to the winner in Belgrade
Funny shopping
Sami Children in the Swedish Lapland
Run Vicuña Run
Monks waiting for meditation - Gandantegchinlen Monastery - Ulaanbaator, Mongolia
An animal market
Morning veg market
abandoned village in Serbia
A corner of Quito
Diving
play of light automotive lights
The perfect moment on Brookling Bridge
Daily life at Ganges Ghats.
Snow Paradise
Yoga at morning at Ganges Ghat Varanasi
12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Run Vicuña Run

Vicuña (Vicugna vicugna), one of the two wild South American camelids. Lives in bachelor groups or family groups typically composed of a dominant male, 3 or 4 females and about 2 offsprings. This vicuña was lagged behind the group, its instinct leads it to run to join the safety provided by family, which lives at 4100 masl in the Puna formed in the west Mountainside of Chimborazo volcano with 6,268 meters of high (at the background).

TAGS: Ecuador, Mammal, Nature, Running, Volcano, Wildlife

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Cali, Colombia
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© Kristhian Castro.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2014
Total Views: 33
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 6:49 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D600
Focal Length: 62mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO100
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