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Looking at Alcatraz
Oryx in Chaos
Stars near Zion National Park at Night
Love
The washerman
Buddhist Temple in Ma'Anshan, China
Cloud
Gorilla Subadult in Rwanda
Dragonfly spending some holiday time on my birdfeeder
Sharing
Philadelphia Skyline at Night
Polar Bear
Torres de Serranos, Valencia, Spain
Entrance to Buddhist Temple, Ma'Anshan, China
Closeup of a fly
Poppies at Carrizo Plain
Flamingo in the Galapagos Islands
Philadelphia Skyline at Sunset
Palace Fine Arts SF
Alternative view of Roman Colosseum
Gardens of Solebury Orchards
Prayer
Dry Tree in the Namibian Desert
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Polar Bear

This was the closest polar bear encounter I've had, and the beautiful water provided a nice backdrop. Unfortunately, this polar bear was skinny and represents the sad reality that global warming is affecting their habitat with the melting ice.

TAGS: Arctic, Greenland, Travel, Wildlife

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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Elissa Title.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
Total Views: 16
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, 12:45 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Focal Length: 275mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO250
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