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"Watts up, Edison?"
Pray for Trump
Uma casa antiga em cima de uma pedra
The glorious greenery along the road to Hana, Maui.
Lunch.
Makawehi Bluffs, Kauai
Tourists From Another Time
Kingfisher rising from the water
Walt Disney Hall
Walking the Bridge
Reflections From Black
Alert and Invisible
Cloud covered Pinnicle Butte.
Four Generations Skype; A Century Gone Watches The Next Arrive
The Roan
A pine tree growing to the sky
Shallow Water, Stony Bottom
Rabbitbrush
Framed
Autumn in Northwest Arkansas
Eye to Eye: American Marten
A rooftop pool party
Weary Crew Delivering Hay
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Alert and Invisible

This is not an easy subject to photograph, especially in winter! They are quick, clever animals with near perfect camouflage. The only weaknesses in its winter appearances are its three black spots: two eyes and the tip of its long tail. If it weren’t for those black areas and the weasel's natural curiosity; I never would have managed to get this image. Take notice of the cloud-diffused sun reflected in its eye. The sharp claws on the snowy forepaws, useful for digging and clinging to prey. The droplets of water on its whiskers. The capillaries in its ear.

TAGS: Nps100, Winter, Wyoming

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Mountain View, California, United States of America
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© Tim Auer.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 9:46 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Wyoming, United States of America