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Female North African Ostrich
An U.S. Marine Corps Huey chained downed on flight deck.
Vervet Monkey Kruger National Park
Yellow Billed Hornbill Kruger National Park
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The Brass Shoes
White Crane Catches a Gopher
White Wolf Sunset
Catching lightning during a summer storm in Minot, North Dakota.
A Face Tells a Thousand Stories
Chasing Sockeye
Brooks Falls Portrait
Portrait of a Juvenile Bald Eagle
Thousand Yard Stare
Bald Eagle Portrait
Grooming Baldie
Majestic Portrait
Preening Eagle
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
White Crane Catches a Gopher

I took this picture of a white crane with a gopher trapped between its beak! I watched and photographed the entire experience, including the catch and demise of the gopher!

TAGS: California, Crane, Prey, United States

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Riverside, California, United States of America
Member since 2015
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Andres Burgos.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2014
Total Views: 24
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 5, 2015, 9:52 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: COOLPIX P510
Focal Length: 98.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f4.9
ISO: ISO100
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