16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A coontie spreads its seeds

I've always loved seeing the "spilled guts" of a coontie. The female produces these vibrant red-orange gems.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Largo, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Kelly Novinski