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photo contest slideshow
Sunrise at Mesquite Flat
Watching the sunrise from the top of Bunderspitz
Dawn at Death Valley
Fireworks at the Egg Harbor City Lake in Egg Harbor City, NJ on July 18, 2015
Ducks crossing at the Lincoln Memorial
All American Fishing Shack
whooo  made this mess? lets play hide and seek so I am not dinner
peek a boo ,safe in tree but hungry as bobcat kitten
Dinner Time coming down to eat
Here's mama finding food for her baby bobcat kittens ,Don't mess with mama
Elephant Stretch
Almost Warriors
Brotherly love  of sibling male and female  kitten bobcats Hello kitties peek a boo ,bobcat babies  in our front yard waiting for momma bobcat to bring them food
The Underwater Room
Sleepy Leopard
Hamisi and Friends
The Pride Waits
Vumawimbi Afternoon
Everyday Vines
Lunch date on the crater floor
Maasai Dance
Morning on Lake Mary
Frozen Night
13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Almost Warriors

These boys are beginning the process of transitioning from boys to Warriors, a massive undertaking that defines the adolescence of Maasai males. As a western guy who is still enjoying too many adolescent activities well into my 30's, seeing these young kids so earnestly trying to be men was really amazing.

TAGS: Africa, Maasai, Tanzania

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New Haven, Vermont, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Adam Miller.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2014
Total Views: 47
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: July 20, 2015, 4:05 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: Canon EOS 60D
Focal Length: 80mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Near Karatu, Tanzania