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Light show at JyrkÀnkoski ruukki.
Whooper swan family at evening swim
Portrait in the Orchard
Among the Clouds
Rorbuer
House of Vivekananda
The passion
In the middle of the Arctic...
SUNSET
Afternoon at sea
Twilight of the Arctic Islands...
El matador...
Rhythm of life at sea
Orphans study together
Making fishing nets
Bluetick Coonhound
The look
Race Completed!
Angel Wannabe
Carsen reaching the Heavens
The Genius of Cincinnati
take your dog to work week
TEENY FUN
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
El matador...

One of the objectives of the expedition 'Open Ocean: Arctic Archipelagos' was to study the population of Atlantic walrus on the islands of Franz-Joseph Land archipelago. Taking biopsy samples from walruses task is a delicate and, at times, requiring the skills of a matador and a special forces scout rolled into one.

TAGS: Arctic, Matador

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Moscow, Russia
Member since 2016
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© Vladimir Melnik.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
Total Views: 12
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 31, 2018, 3:43 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 89mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO800
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