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photo contest slideshow
Predator or Prey
Goldfinch with sunflowers
Piercing Eyes
bush froglets inside egg - life before birth
The Amazon Spheres
Desert Sky
Chisos Panorama
Stripes of Distinction
Lesser Florican - the leaping lover boy
Hi-Line Bridge at Season Change
Bend but not broken
Lungs of the World
The natural touch
Golden Gaze
STRAWBERRY MILKSHAKE
Reflection on an Alpine lake
Black Sea Nettles drift by a window at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Mount Sutro Ghosts
Chic souvenir
Skater Boy
St(rolling) Through the Medina
Momma Macaque
Love at Philbrook
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lungs of the World

One of the largest remaining areas of mangroves in the world, the Sunderbans supports an exceptional level of biodiversity in both the terrestrial and marine environments, with over 300 saline tolerant plant species. The mangrove vegetation can bear the estuarine conditions as well as saline inundations brought in by tides. I could identify four different species of mangrove plants in this image - "Goran" (Ceriops decandra), "Bain" (Avicennia marina), "Hental" (Phoenix paludosa) and "Gaowa" (Excoecaria agallocha). Location: Sunderbans Biosphere, West Bengal state, India

TAGS: India, Nature

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Bangalore, India
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© Mainak Ray.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 15, 2018, 11:54 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO400
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