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Smile Full Throttle
A Meadow in Texas
Rainbow Over Otay Lake
German Shepherd gazing out the living room window
Yankee Boy Basin above Ouray, Colorado
The Birth of New Light
Heavy Thought
Pure Discovery
Daisy and the Sunrise
Perspective
Stormy Skies
Wild and wonderful Proboscis monkeys, a mother and her baby
Chicago beach in winter
cactus blooming in Chicago Botanical Garden
A double rainbow taken in The Strand Historic district of Galveston. This is moments after a severe storm blew over the island.
The Giant Stone Man of Red Rock!
Thanksgiving in Manhattan.
Flowers of the Desert
A male ruby-throated hummingbird.
American Patriotic Baby eating Watermelon
And On the 9th Day They Made A Farmers Wife
Out climbing a hill
Beauty
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Wild and wonderful Proboscis monkeys, a mother and her baby

The Proboscis Monkeys are found on the island of Borneo. Their seemly docile gestures and interesting facial expressions are very human-like and extremely captivating. I have been very fortunate to be able to travel to many places in the world, and Borneo is one the most amazing place I have been. The reason we chose Borneo’s Sabah and Sarawak states is because their rainforest and precious wildlife are rapidly disappearing. Their potential annihilation is being caused by the loss of habitat due to logging and burning as well as the conversion of forests to oil palm plantations. I hope that thru my traveling stories and pictures I can help others see incredible beauty and intricacies of other cultures as well as the magnitude of the problems our planet is facing.

TAGS: Borneo, Malaysia, Proboscis

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Shingle Springs, California, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Flora Saperstein.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2016
Total Views: 54
Filed Under: Sustainable Travel
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Date Uploaded: June 27, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7200
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO900
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