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A duck camouflaged in the river
Northern Green Frog with Yellow Waterlily
Green and pink
Kushti 2
Dunes of Death Valley
All ducks in a row at Port Angeles, Washington
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Equestrian Competitor
Super Bowl winners
Kushti 1
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father aud son
Feeding Pelicans
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Lake
out of my rear window
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Flying warriors
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Kushti 1

Kushti is the traditional form of Indian wrestling. Practiced in an Akhara, the wrestlers, under the supervision of a guru, dedicate their bodies and minds to Kushti on average for 6 to 36 months. It is a way of life and a spartan existence that requires rigorous discipline. Experienced wrestlers set the example and transmit their skills in the pit and in the community to the younger boys (7-8 years old) and new recruits, whereby promoting camaraderie, solidarity and fraternity.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 12:58 a.m.
Focal Length: 128mm
Shutter Speed: 1/14
Aperture: f4.4
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION Kolhapur, India