17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
a Vicuna crossing the Salar

Vicuna crossing the Salar de Uyuni late in the day, following the shadow line of the mountain. The salar supports a surprising amount of life for such an inhospitable spot. Vicuna live on the land surrounding the Salar and occasionally cross it.

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Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Bolivia
Copyright: © Gerri Whitley