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Mt Shasta Alpenglow
Squirrel in a fence
Lemon tree
A young hawk on the warpath:  seeking prey for lunch at a suburban NJ pool/yard
 Life on Wheel
Trees' Shadows
Pastoral beauty
Wedding Dress
drinking with myshelf
The Holy one
Lotus flower
Natures Struggle of Life and Death
Stranger in monastery.
Kicking From a Lamppost
The Hunter
Growing rice
Reflection
Pair
Freedom Tower
Mt Shasta In Greys
A view of Lake Louise in Banff National Park
Lines and Curves
Life beyond religion-the Holi Festival at Nandgaon, Uttar Pradesh
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Natures Struggle of Life and Death

While gardening, I found this drama happening in the far end of the flower bed. The little garter snake seemed too small to be able to handle the toad. But amazingly it did, with this hold even when the toad made itself bloated, it never stood a chance. When I tried to help the toad , the snake bit down harder. Both were beneficial to my garden, but it still saddened me to see the toad succumb to its death.

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Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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Date Taken: 08.2016
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