15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Evening shadows; moose in duckweed pond

In early morning or late in the day, moose often seek out wetland habitat where they wade on their long legs, searching for the juicy, succulent aquatic plants that are an important part of their diet.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Eatonville, Washington, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Ter Ellingson