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photo contest slideshow
An Orange Butterfly Posing
An Orange Butterfly Resting
A bee enjoying a snack
Chhau dance
Children's of heaven
Playing in the alley
Vercors mountains (infra-red)
Roseate Spoonbill
LSD
The Burning EYes
A Dinka Sings to His Cattle
Natural Acrobat
Berlin in Magritte style
Boom
By the lagoon
 sunset with sky color while outside home
Happy summer days
Beautiful family of pure, white flowers.
spices AD
a clouds behind a sea.
Stairway to faith
Tai Chi
babbling brook
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Natural Acrobat

A Caracal hunting Sand-grouse in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. The Caracal would wait for the Sand-grouse to approach the waterhole and the strike with lightning quick reactions. This Sand-grouse barely escaped. The previous bird was not so lucky.

TAGS: Bird, Cat, Hunting, South Africa

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Kraaifontein, South Africa
Member since 2019
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Copyright:
© Gerhardt Theron.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2019
Total Views: 25
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 7, 2019, 6:44 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D850
Focal Length: 320mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f6
ISO: ISO320
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