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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Swamp Raccoon

While I was looking for alligators at a swamp in Louisiana, this beautiful little creature wandered out of the murky waters right into the morning light.

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 14th Annual Photo Contest. See all 70 finalists here.

TAGS: Animal, Louisiana, Nature, Raccoon, Swamp, United States

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Santa Rosa, California, United States of America
Member since 2016
Awards
Photo of the Day: 08.25.16 Editors' Pick Finalist
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Kim Aikawa.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
Total Views: 9484
Total Favorites: 20
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Aug. 24, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 120mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO500
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PHOTO LOCATION Slidell, Louisiana, United States of America