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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Deer garssing under the setting sun

This image shows a group of deer grassing under the setting sun in a Sri Lankan national park. One deer keeps his alertness to the threats from predators while others are eating. This is as a measure of ensuring the safety of the whole group.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Sri Lanka
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Buddhika Jayasekara