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The river of BAO
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Trapped
Ketchikan harbor
Beach after dark
Sunset over a very old trash mound converted into a local park.
Lion in Ngorongoro Crater
Jefferson Memorial with cherry blossom trees at dawn
Natural Affair
Moon sight at Jersey Shore line
Good morning.
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Let there be Light
Early Spring in Buttercup Lane
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Trapped

While vacationing in Aruba, my girlfriend and I stopped by a recently opened animal sanctuary for rescued animals. We came across this monkey and stopped to take some pictures. The monkey immediately came up to us and sat alongside his cage, looking directly into our cameras. The expressions in his face and eyes were so human like. He continued to gaze into our eyes, as if he was trying to tell us how broken and trapped he feels inside his cage. We proceeded to move, since we were not bound by confinement, looking back to see him staring into the distance dreaming he was out in the wild.

TAGS: Aruba, Emotion, Monkey, Nature

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Chester, New York, United States of America
Member since 2015
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2015
Total Views: 2099
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 9, 2015, 3:18 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO1000
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