16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Chameleon and the Cricket
Chameleons eat like no other animal in the world. Watching the process is both giddily exciting and unbelievably tense - and what makes it even better is that a chameleon is so small, one could miss such a sight in the wild easily. When I saw the tongue of this chameleon shoot out to snatch that cricket, it was akin to seeing my first lightning bolt: a beautiful, incredible moment that only nature could provide. One of many miracles I witnessed during my time as a wildlife photography volunteer in South Africa.
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||Nov. 21, 2018, 11:25 a.m.