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Red and Yellow Heliconian Flower
Mendenhall Glacier Melting Into Mendenhall Lake
Sitting Bridge
Love her Colt
Sun is burning
Still
Hand of god
Union Station
Adorable baby seagulls
The BTS Experience
Swan Lake in Winter
 Motherly love
Joy
The end
Red Flower Bee
The Painter
Lightning on the Sound
portrait of a businessman
Eagle Eye
Bird
Back of the Sunflower
Tree and bush
Happy Hour with Governor
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Motherly love

This white rhinoceros mother and her calf were up at dawn. They were probably going to have an early start for the day so that they can rest later during the hottest part of the day. Like every protective mothers, this one was shielding her calf from the hot sun and keeping a wary eye on me. A rhino calf does not have fully grown horns at birth but instead the horns grow very slowly as they age.

TAGS: South Africa, Sunrise

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Melaka, Malaysia
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© Nicholas Tan.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 1:37 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION South Africa