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My American granddaughter, Layla, dreams of traveling to exotic places as she performs a dance in her Colorado backyard playing "dress-up," a favorite American childhood activity.
My granddaughter, Layla, riding her bike at Coyote Ridge Nature Reserve. Even the smallest children enjoy riding the bike trails in the foothills of the American Rocky Mountains.
My granddaughter, Layla, captured in a photograph during one of the favorite pastimes of American children--blowing on dandelions!
Orangutans on a wire.
Visiting a local lake in Charlotte, NC.
These two male buffaloes were clashing at the Terry Bison Ranch near the Colorado/Wyoming border.
"Layla on the Slide." I love the joyful expression on my granddaughter's face as she slides down!
As my grandchildren laughed and played on a makeshift bed in the corner, eating their string cheese, the family cat, Leroy, watches their antics very carefully...
Elephant shadow.
"Bee on Yellow Flower." This little creature was very patient while I took the photograph. I love how the black contrasts with the yellow flower, and its wings look like they're made of spun sugar!
bee on my pumpkin flowers in the backyard
My grandson and I were watching a small herd of prong-horned antelope near the Colorado/Wyoming border. The male was in complete control of the herd and did not allow the females to wander away more t
Girl in a floating plastic bubble outside Junibacken -- the Pippi Longstocking museum in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Singing Crow. This crow and its mate live at the park down the street from my daughter's house. I often sit on the bench and watch them. The two birds are very affectionate with each other.
Family Fun
Brahehus Castle ruins near Grnna, Sweden.
I had no idea how adorable this little creature was when I took this picture! He landed in my backyard and turned to watch me as I adjusted my camera, then quickly flew away.
some of the cattle at the cattle auction standing around as potential buyers walk past.
Two pelicans at Lake Loveland in Loveland, Colorado. There are actually three of these glorious birds living on the lake, but these two are, literally, inseparable!
Moving the cattle along into the showroom of the auction.
People viewing cattle at the cattle auction.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
bee on my pumpkin flowers in the backyard

bee on my pumpkin flowers in the backyard

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© Jessica Klemp.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2010
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2010, 7:53 p.m.
Camera Make: FUJIFILM
Camera Model: FinePix J20
Focal Length: 18.9mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f5.6
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PHOTO LOCATION Onset, Massachusetts, United States of America