PHOTO OF THE DAY: 11.20.16
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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Jackals Romance

Male and female jackals in one of their romantic moments. The male had caught an Agama Lizard and presented it to the female. While throwing it over her head, she turned and picked it up and then they mated, so this gesture of affection was more successful then flowers.

TAGS: Africa, Romantic, Tanzania

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Ramat Gan, Israel
Member since 2016
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Photo of the Day: 11.20.16 Editors' Pick
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Copyright:
© Roie Galitz.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2016
Total Views: 2561
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2016, 2:47 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/640
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO500
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