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Praying mantis grooming
Even Coos Need a Grooming
London # 1
Grooming Cranes
The calm in the storm.
Luxuriating Leopard
Rude bird
Tilly Grooms Charlos
Grooming
Mom's gotcha
Monkeying around
Monkeys grooming
A white-headed langur grooms her baby. These primates population once hit an all time low of 96, but due to conservation efforts, they have rebounded back to 700-800 individuals. White-headed langurs
Snow Monkey youth grooms and elder.  Jigokudani Park, near Nagano, Japan.  Canon 40D with 70-200/f2.8 lens.
A gelada baboon enjoys a grooming on the Guassa Plateau in the Ethiopian Highlands
AN ARTIST GROOMING THE IDOL AT KUMARTULI.
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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Luxuriating Leopard

Watching this leopard groom itself on the top of a kopje was a privilege. Everything about his movements gave the impression that he was luxuriating on his rocky perch. The body language was relaxed and his process was meticulous.

TAGS: Grooming, Leopard, Tanzania

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© Vicki Santello.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Total Views: 30
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2018, 6 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Focal Length: 476mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO800
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