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Mother saiga and newborn calves

Saigas are critically endangered antelopes and the birth of these one-week calves is a hope for a whole species. Mother-saiga on this photo is showing to her twins a waterhole with brackish water for the very first time. Various minerals in it are essential for their survival in arid environment of European steppe. Stepnoi Nature Reserve, Russia

TAGS: Antelope

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Saint-Petersburg, Russia
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© Andrei Gilev.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 277mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Liman, Astrakhan, Russia