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Rice giving Ceremony ~ Annakut
Missed shot
The day goes, the night comes
Blurred trees
Chambers of Light
Drinking from Camel Bag
changing leaf-Cheshire, CT USA
A red fox carrying his breakfast that he just caught to his den
Nascent flower
Old outhouse overwhelmed by time and weather
Blue Mood
Bats against the setting sun
Beautiful, multiracial American girl
Standing watch over Little Roundtop
Washing up in a Shan State market.
Mirror, Mirror Everywhere
Resistance
Atlantic Coast wave
Young lady taking a sunbath
dawn of Hanoi
Giant Lizards going at it.
Superior Reflection
Evening Story
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Bats against the setting sun

There is a relatively unknown bat cave north of Khao Yai National park where every night several million bats exit to start their night of feeding. Finding out about this cave was pure luck. An acquaintance of ours was a friend of some of the forest rangers of KYNP, and when one of them found out about my wife's love of bats, he went with us on his own time to witness the bats exiting for the night. The cave opening was several hundred feet up and once the exodus began, it was like black smoke pouring out of the cave. The bats rode the air currents and the stream would frequently dip to just above our heads. This was shot facing away from the cave opening.

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Date Taken: 06.2014
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