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While sitting in the car, this ant showed up on the window and a quick snap I got the picture .This is the 
Queen weaver ant with wings flying off to mate with the male ant.
While driving through the villages in North east Thailand , one early morning I saw the ominously looking clouds hiding the sun. This snap is in my memorabilia.
Fourth of July Event in Tempe Town Lake, Arizona.
Along the side roads in villages of Thailand, I saw 
Many wild and strange plants and flowers. This plant seems to be asking for alms.
Riding on an elephant the children watch another boy running along to catch up with the elephants stride.
I took this picture at a Buddhist Temple festival.
At a Buddhist temple festival, elephants were brought in a procession. I was able to take a very close-up 
Picture of the eye.
In a rain forest in North East Thailand I came across this green spider holding its prey.
Sunset at Pajaro
Blue spider on a sunflower. During the holidays in North East Thailand , I snapped this spider in a village garden.
Aston Martin at dusk.
A pair of Spectacled Owls.
The Ocotillo, native to the western deserts of America is a bright, spiny shrub.
Midnight moon against the winter tree branches
My niece Ximena.
Exploring Longwood Gardens
Early on an otherwise unremarkable weekday morning, late spring, basking in the brief window of a sunbeam that had broken through between the buildings on an uptown crossstreet, a local 'Super' is cau
Our late pet, Jojo Beans.
Beautiful..
Exploring Longwood Gardens
Exploring Longwood Gardens
Exploring Longwood Gardens
Beneath the pier
Dotty stricking a pose..
9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
The Ocotillo, native to the western deserts of America is a bright, spiny shrub.

The Ocotillo, native to the western deserts of America is a bright, spiny shrub.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
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© Adriana Ortega.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2011
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 14, 2011, 10:30 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Focal Length: 28mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO100
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