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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Alien Pepper

I often consider food waste. I think about the breakdown of organisms from the earth, the loss of precious nutrients that could have been absorbed by our bodies. I coined this pepper an "alien" because its shriveled structure and bulk of seeds make it look like a foreign creature.

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Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: , United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5200
Copyright: © Alyssa Waldron