13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Catching Fish

This photograph was taken in January 2015 on Lake Kerkini, Greece. The dalmatian pelicans that inhabit that area have grown accustomed to humans since fishermen have fed them for hundreds of years. Their presence helps maintain a balanced ecosystem.

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 13th Annual Photo Contest. See all 70 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Lake Kerkini, Greece
Camera: X-T1
Copyright: © Simone Sbaraglia
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