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Hurricane Ridge
Night river cruise in Shanghai, China
Coooold..
A very hungry seagull enjoying his catch.
Up up
The Birds glistening within the sun
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Who is he?
Sail ahead
Beauty that shines through
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Gorilla mother with 2 week old daughter.
Tsomoriri at dusk.
A surprise encounter at Yellowstone National Park
While visiting Edinburgh Castle, this young photographer caught my eye
The Trishul mountains.
In the Foggy Morning
Terrain of Great Himalaya
Barn at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
In the Edge of Pollution
The jewel in the crown.
In the Water Lily Land
The Dalles bridge connecting Oregon and Washington
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Gorilla mother with 2 week old daughter.

Kokoma, a western lowland gorilla, had given birth 2 weeks prior to this image being taken and has been reported to be a very attentive mother, as is obvious here. This glimpse of pride and tenderness is eerily familiar to us humans.

TAGS: California, Gorilla

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Irvine, California, United States of America
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© Becky Martens.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 5, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
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