19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A marmot takes a break from munching its afternoon snack, unbothered by the hikers observing from the trail just a few yards away. Blooming lupine surround the marmot and clusters of subalpine fir dot the cascading mountains in the background.
|Photo Location:||Ashford, Wa, United States of America|
|Copyright:||© Jessica Xu|