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Zebras at Kruger Park, South Africa.
Great egret takes flight in Everglades National Park.
On the way to Tennessee
Waiting our turn...
A Sea Turtle pauses from walking along the bottom looking for food to raise his head for a look around.
This Flame scallop lives in a crevice on a rock wall covered with colorful sponges.
A Christmas Tree worm extends its gills to filter food from the water.
Sea Urchin hiding in a crevice with centipedes.
Orange Icing Sponge protruding from a Star Coral formation.
Red tube worm extends its gills to filter food from the water.
Patterson Cleaner Shrimp with load of eggs coming out of her hole to investigate.
Kalo, or taro, is a staple in the traditional Hawaiian diet. Ancient Hawaiians believed that the kalo was their older sibling.
A branch of green, unripened Kona coffee.
A Gold Dust Day Gecko stretches to drink water from a ginger flower.
A Gold Dust Day Gecko, mo'o, rests on a ti leaf.
A honu (green sea turtle) basking at Laniakea Beach Park, famous for the number of turtles who visit there.
A pigeon flies by a plaza in downtown Monterrey NL, Mxico.
A pair of anole lizards mating.
A Buddha statue found at Foster's Botanical Garden.
The famous Aloha Tower; was once Hawai'i's tallest building.
A monarch butterfly perched on an orchid flower.
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Red tube worm extends its gills to filter food from the water.

Red tube worm extends its gills to filter food from the water.

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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
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© Erik Rye.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2012
Total Views: 54
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Feb. 17, 2013, 3:10 p.m.
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Camera Model: TG-1
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO200
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