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Malus Domesticae
Baby Chicks
Pacific Lamprey in a Salmon hatchery sticking to the glass window
Country of green hills
People travelling in a local train in Mumbai
Airborne for the flag pull
Blueberry World
Praying Buddha
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
Milkyway Over an American Navy Fighter Plane
Making place and occasion
Eyes
Equestrian Competitor
Super Bowl winners
Kushti 1
Mesmerizing Hoh Rain Forest in Washington
Waiting in the morning
father aud son
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Kushti

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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Photo of the Day: 12.27.17 Editors' Pick
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 1 a.m.
Focal Length: 99.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/10
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION Kolhapur, India