Natural World
arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
Cool Ferns
Yosemite reflections
The Biennial Gwich'in Gathering 2016
Male and Female He Created Them
A young boy plays with a toy boat in the boatbuilding center of the fishing community, Guet Ndar.
The Hunter hunted
Rainbow city of Cajobi
A praying mantis eating a moth among zinnias
A sun drenched path at the Summer Temple
Consultants and planners assess the progress of the 'Nueva Barria', the new community being built on the mainland for the Gardi Subdub community to relocate to in order to cope with rising seas.
Southwest Landscape
Octopus Tenting at Night
Ice Plants
Victora Navarro is a community organizer in the Gardi Subdub community. She is planning and organizing efforts to relocate to a new neighborhood on the mainland to escape rising sea levels.
Rainbow World
"Moonset" near Banff
Pixie Dust
Maple Foliage
Elain harvests a fruit called maria in his family's farm on the mainland. His father planted trees when Elain was born in order to teach him farming practices and sustain him in the future.
What happened here?
Yin Yang
Close-up of the Queen
A woman gathering bottles to fetch water in another community. Due to lack of rain, many have lost access to drinking and household water.
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Octopus Tenting at Night

Tenting, a method of feeding used by octopus (spread their membranes over the reef - tenting - and capturing the small creatures that come up to see what's happening) can be observed at night most commonly.

TAGS: Cayman Islands, Octopus

photographer avatar
Denver, Colorado, United States of America
Member since 2014
Photo Information
Copyright:
© William Goodwin.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2015
Total Views: 85
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 7:12 p.m.
Report This
SMITHSONIAN.COM COLLECTIONS
PHOTO LOCATION Cayman Islands