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A mother zebra with her newborn calf.
A tree at sunset under the African sky.
A fruit stand on the beach in Mauritius.
A leopard drinks from a pool on a hot day in Africa.
Leopard's hideout
A crash of rhino relaxes in the sun after a wallow in the mud.
GIraffe on the savanna at sunset.
A gift of Iris's
Mirror, mirror.  Two young male lion cubs drink from a pool on a warm evening in Africa.
Laughing lion in Kruger National Park, South Africa
I had an opportunity to see multiple pelicans strafe the water.  I was hoping to see some fishing, but not this time.
This was taken in the very nice garden display in the Bellagio in Las Vegas.  I just happened to notice this flower leaning towards the other as if leaning in for a kiss.
These frogs are rare to see, but luckily, the aquarium in Minneapolis had some!
I was caught off guard by this nest I stumbled into in the backyard.  Luckily, it was high enough, and I was not a disturbance to their busy community.
Hawaiian Coot swimming gracefully above a school of Cichlids.
I watched this little hoarder scurrying back and forth between trees, and was eventually able to get him looking right at me.
I was watching a movie by the beach, but stepped away for a minute to capture this busy street.
Admiring the scenic route on US-82 in NM. It's a beautiful drive, especially during sunset.
Climbing in the Cowlitz Chimneys in Mt. Rainier National Park, WA
Road trip back to the Bay Area from Bodega Bay
A mountains in Northern Pakistan. This is a real natural light!
A man lies on a street in Varanasi. Life goes next to him, but he is not interested in anything but his own peace.
Lake Storm
11th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
This was taken in the very nice garden display in the Bellagio in Las Vegas. I just happened to notice this flower leaning towards the other as if leaning in for a kiss.

This was taken in the very nice garden display in the Bellagio in Las Vegas. I just happened to notice this flower leaning towards the other as if leaning in for a kiss.

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Maryland Heights, Missouri, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2012
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Jan. 4, 2013, 5:18 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO800
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