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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
Afterglow
In The Night
Last Climb of the Day
An American Bald Eagle at Eagle Days Clarksville Missouri
Forced migration with disability
Northwest Wyoming Summer Skies
Innocence
Long Legged Fly On A Dried Leaf
View from the moat around Fort Jefferson at Dry Tortugas National Park
Juxtaposed
Orangutan Love
Maternity in the ocean
Mother love
The Maasai of Lake Magadi
Peony From Shadow 02
Sunset on the Rocks
Peony From Shadow
All Welcome
Lest We Forget
Great Egret
Simple As It Is
our family
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Orangutan Love

Capturing this shot was amazing. They really look like they are "posing" for the picture. Watching straight into the lens, like she wanted to make a portrait of her with her beloved son. The love between the mother and her son was striking. Also note the mighty hand of the mother.

TAGS: Borneo, Indonesia, Love, Orangutan, Wildlife

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Bonheiden, Belgium
Member since 2017
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Photo of the Day: 06.23.17 Editors' Pick
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Copyright:
© Gunther De Bruyne.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Total Views: 2842
Total Favorites: 4
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: June 21, 2017, 10 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesia