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Haleakala National Park,  Maui, Hawaii
Squared Up
Standing Guard
Dogwood blossoms under ice
Rock formations at Carpenteria State Beach, CA
foggy woods
A survivor, mother and counselor celebrates her graduation in Nairobi.
Pilgrim
old barn in Tennessee
Watson Lake
Descending a lock on the Danube
My daughter meeting a praying manta
Locals casting fishing net  - village outskirt of Siem Reap
A tall building while on a school field trip.
Water Buffalo at Kruger National Park
Little Cousin
You Shall Not Pass
Rhode Island Yacht Club @ Sunrise.
Lee Vining Creek
Mr. Bustah Nugget the cat
Vanilla Sky
A baby possum sounds off
A hike among clouds
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
My daughter meeting a praying manta

It was really magical when we were strolling through the lagune of Grado when sudenly this praying manta was sitting on my shoulder. My daughter picked it up and was trying to put her down but shw just did not want to go - very strange and touching

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© Susanne Radke.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Total Views: 43
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 23, 2016, 11:57 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 58mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO2500
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PHOTO LOCATION Grado, Italy