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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A kea picking up a rock in Arthur's Pass

This kea was spotted at the Otira Viaduct Lookout in Arthur's Pass, New Zealand. As keas are very curious birds, it allowed humans to get close to it and this one even picked up the rock and threw it at someone.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Arthur's Pass, New Zealand
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Isabella Plummer