Monday in Nature, 4 May 2020

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  1. Basic Guidelines: In the strictest sense, nature photography should not include "hand of man elements". Please refrain from images with buildings or human made structures like roads, fences, walls. Pets are not permitted. Captive subjects in zoos, arboretums, or aquariums are permitted, but must be declared, and must focus on the subject, not the captivity. Images with obvious human made elements will likely be deleted from the thread, with an explanation to the photographer. Guidelines are based on PSA rules governing Nature photography which also cover the Nature Forum. Keep your image at/under 1000 pixels on the long axis for in-line viewing. Note that this includes photos hosted off-site at Flicker, Photobucket, your own site, etc.

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    Trees in the high desert, particularly bristlecone pines and some cedars, can take on extraordinarily sculptural shapes. This tree has grown and survived right on the edge of the mesa above Canyonlands, sprouting from a crack in the sandstone. I'm not sure which has been harder on it: the severe climate or the innumerable tourists who have undoubtedly caressed its sinuous, twisted trunk.
  2. Taken in Jack E. Hill Park 16 April 2020 @ 3:16 PM
    Nikon D750 1/1250 sec, f/8, ISO 1000 (Auto) Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD A009N @ 200mm Range:8.91 meters

    Please view full-size

  3. The Elephant is one of Africa's "Big Five" safari animals. The Cattle Egret has a symbiotic relationship with the elephant. It gets a free (flea) meal off its host.
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  5. Saw a young FAWN in my Austin, Texas neighborhood while out walking. He is only a day or two old and walked right up to me. Mom nearby so I gave them space and tried not to stress them out. Nature Monday.jpg
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    Mushroom coral pipefish.
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    Artist's Point, Yellowstone​
  8. Lesser Yellowlegs Greater Yellowlegs.jpg
  9. bee landing on cherry blossom.jpg
    Making a bee-line to cherry blossom. Three shot composite.
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