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Arctic Fox
Chinstrap Penguin
Before they fishing.
releasing Lanterns in Sky
blowball lightness
Indian Goat Herder in Rajasthan
 Raindrop upsidedown
Gaining Trust
Aerial view of Idanre town in Ondo State from the top of Idanre Hill. The town is surrounded by mountains which gives it a fortress look, while the town is right in the middle.
Eye to Eye with a Jaguar
A leaf with raindrop
Panthera Onca
Road pat - View
Perfect Timing
Puzusurira's Smile
A portrait of Puzusurira
A curve
Heaven-Like scene!
Stag Beetle
Bark in the Park
14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest

Yellowstone National Park. After being nearly extinct bison now thrive in Yellowstone. On the sixth day of my stay there I decided to focus on photographing bison. I wanted to show the bison in his environment in a way that would show his imposing presence. I didn't want the bison to just be an element in the photo. As we drove on the snow covered roads of Yellowstone I spotted a bison high up on a hill with trees and the mountains behind him. The low shooting angle would give the bison the imposing presence that I wanted while the trees and the mountains behind him would give a sense of Yellowstone's extraordinary nature. The frost and snow on the bison completed this winter landscape.

TAGS: Bison, Hill, Snow, Winter, Wyoming

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© Michel Zoghzoghi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 17, 2016, 5:01 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Wyoming, United States of America