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Variegated water lilies at Biltmore
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Forest floor recycling technician
Sticks and Bones
Wild Horses Exchanging Scents
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Splish! Splash!
why me?
Hands of an Oyster Man
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A juvenile booby sits atop a cliff edge on the island of Redonda
Broad Shouldered Hawk
Mysterious House on my way to the dead!
The Face Off
Wetland Boardwalk
Portrait of Mary Blumfeld on her 100-years old birthday celebration
Nevada Wild Mustangs
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Trump supporter
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Hands of an Oyster Man

Annual oyster fests along the eastern coast of the US brings out the professional shuckers to demonstrate their trade. Their hands tenderly but forcefully pry open the shells to reveal the hidden meat. The skill is slowly being replaced in the commercial world by automation.

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