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Two boys in Cusco
The bus with the power to change Honduras
Plaza de San Pedro - El Vaticano
Flight 175
ESB
Solo tree
manhattan
High Sierras at dawn
Reconsumed by nature
MIT
Boston fountain
Mischievous
Piso de piedra refractaria de las Ruinas de Pompeya - Roma
streetstyle
Street musician
elefantasy; elephant ears and iris petals
Guinea pig for lunch
She enchanted in pillar of salt
Asian Mongoose
Cape Cod sunrise
hiking in the sawtooth, Idaho
PanorĂ¡mica de la Torre de Pisa
Nelson
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Mischievous

This little guy is another example of a devastating mistake made when introducing an animal into a ecosystem it never belonged. The asian mongoose have taken over the Island of Maui. They are more abundant than they animal they were meant to remove, the common rat.

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Arvada, Colorado, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 10, 2015, 4:26 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Hana, Hawaii, United States of America