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A mansion basks in the glow of the setting sun in Galena, Illinois
A rare solar (annular) ring is reflected from the surface of Chicago's art installation, "Cloudgate".
The engineer guides his steam locomotive to the shops for minor repairs.
The sun shining through iced-over trees after a freezing rain storm
The sun rises on the shores of Lake Michigan silhouetting winter's stark trees.
A bright red mushroom lends color to its nest of pine needles as it emerges from the forest floor in the Black Hills.
A common flicker looks for food in the cracks of a sidewalk.
Alone pine tree stands sentinal on a hill covered with wild bergamot in Custer State Park, SD.
The staring eyes of an Amur Leopard.
You scratch my back, I'll scratch yours: feral donkeys in Custer State Park, South Dakota
Cone flowers
Taken through a microscope these urine crystals from a lion appear as a skyline from another world.
A red-ear slider rests in the water among the algae in a Chicago lagoon.
A team of oxen trudge up a hill with their teamster at a living history event.
The buildings of downtown Chicago are bent when they are reflected from the side of \"Cloudgate\" in Grant Park.
The colors of the geologic layers show well in Badlands National Park on a very windy, misty day.
The sun sparkles in the water from which Arrowroot plants are emerging in Spring
Chicago's Navy Pier taken from the shore of Lake Michigan.
Newborn eastern massasauga rattlesnake caught yawning.
Spirit of USA -  The Silver Lining
Energy Efficient Hummer
Reflections in window of house on Mt. Desert Island, Maine.
Hoopoe resting after a busy morning
7th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Taken through a microscope these urine crystals from a lion appear as a skyline from another world.

Taken through a microscope these urine crystals from a lion appear as a skyline from another world.

TAGS: Crystal, Illinois, Lion, United States

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Date Taken: 03.2007
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