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A Southern Sea Otter pup
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Sunset at Lake
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Trying to escape the frame
Not letting yourself breathe
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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Wild and free Takahe on Montutapu Island.

A stunning capture of a wild and free female Takahe as she roams here territory on an Island in New Zealand. Once believed to be an extinct species, Takahe are now actively protected and slowly being reintroduced to New Zealand Islands.

TAGS: Endangered, New Zealand, Wildlife

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Perth Road, Canada
Member since 2018
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Kaila Ritchie.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2019
Total Views: 12
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: May 4, 2019, 12:46 p.m.
Camera Make: Nikon
Camera Model: D5300
Focal Length: 320mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Auckland, New Zealand