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Brown bear fishing the falls at Brooks Camp.
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A bee collecting nectar for his colony.
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Kissing Camels at Garden of the Gods
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17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Kissing Camels at Garden of the Gods

As a native Floridian living in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, I spent the better part of my five years there captivated by the natural beauty of mountains and red rock. This photo is one of many taken in Garden of the Gods Park. Honestly, it's hard to choose only one from this magical place, but this one stands out to me the most because it captures the epic proportions of rock formations and the interesting shapes and character within them. I am now very grateful that I regularly took advantage of how close I lived to these natural wonders, and that I took the time to document and marvel at them.

TAGS: Colorado, Nature

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 10, 2019, 4:21 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America