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photo contest slideshow
Shadow's Light
Plastic Water Bottle Car Wash
Animus II
Young man takes aim
Sleepy wonder.
Train Hopping
Water Lily
show time!
Shadow of Vesuvius
World of Colours.
bird watcher
Soil Soldier
Rainy Long Boat Ride
Red Hibiscus flower
Light Up My Life
A rose.
Red Sky Morning
Isolation in vastness
hope
Yucca plants and Joshua trees dot the foreground during a rain delay.
Herculean Hymenopteran
Monks at the entrance of Mingun Stupa
shadow practise
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Soil Soldier

Soil mites play important ecological roles, one of which is to recycle the nutrients and keep the soil healthy. They often surface from beneath the ground after heavy rainfall, to explore the forest floor.

TAGS: Arachnid, Forest, Moss, North Carolina, Red, Soil, United States

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Dade City, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Matthew Cicanese.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
Total Views: 24
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2015, 11:30 a.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: NIKON D800
Focal Length: 90mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f20
ISO: ISO100
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