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"The Things You Are" - Clarksdale, Mississippi
Neglected Train Bridge Overpass
....lone fisherman at Barnegant Bay, NJ....
Manta ray with yellow fish
Miranda, Canon EOS Rebel T6
Pink Showers at Sunrise in Grand Teton National Park
Valhalla Nature Reserve
 caterpillar in Ecuadorian rainforest
Signal Peak
Fresh fish crackers
Peek-a-boo
Sunset at Asilomar Beach, California
Kingman, Arizona
Restored Ford
Portrait of Gary
The Young Artist
At the lake
Crevice inside an Icelandic Glacier
Winter, Canon EOS Rebel T6
Pantheon, Rome
In the land of teddy bears
Robber fly
14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
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Polar bears have become vulnerable to the effects of climate change and become trapped on Barter Island, Kaktovik, Alaska if they don't leave when the ice starts to melt. The inhabitants of the island are allowed to hunt two whales a year. As part of conservation efforts to ensure the bears survive, whatever that is not consumed by humans is placed on a bone pile ensuring a source of food for the polar bears.

TAGS: Alaska, Endangered, Nature

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© Prelena Soma Owen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
Total Views: 85
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 4:05 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 600mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO800
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