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Time Traveler
Macaque in deep thought.
Before a Symphony Concert Commences
A Loner
A toddler explores the beach with his dad
Rock formation
Meeting of Generations - Maracatu Rural in Pernambuco
Woman and cat in green
Iced Yellow Rose
Bare tree on a cold March afternoon
 	Mountain at Hornhestar in Iceland
Unrequited Love: The Mating Call
Turn right
Sunrise on the coast
Turf house farm in Iceland
Ghost factory
The Brave Little Squirrel
A creek flawing between snowy mountains in Norwegian fall
Chairs World
Sunset on the Great Salt Lake
SUNDAY MORNING MIST
Sunset in Cuiabá city
Home Sweet Home
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Unrequited Love: The Mating Call

This photograph is of a male peacock trying to attract a female peacock to be his mate. The male peacock show his tail feathers them and displayed them for his potential lover. At first the female acknowledged the call, however she did not seem to desire the courtship of this male, which is depicted in this image. I took this picture at the Bronx Zoo. I shot several frames of this interaction in an attempt to perfectly capture this moment.

TAGS: New York, Peacock

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Madison, Connecticut, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Emily Banasiak.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 18, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Bronx, New York, United States of America