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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A bison grazing in the Black Hills

The photo shows an American Buffalo grazing near a creek in the Black Hills. This majestic creature that almost disappeared from our country was the main staple of most Native American tribes. I spotted the buffalo and pulled over to wait for a good shot in the natural habitat. I left the car and approached carefully to get the shot without exposing myself or spooking the animal.

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Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Near Custer, South Dakota, United States of America
Copyright: © Jorge Navarro