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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
"Flehmening Moose"

This "smelling of the air" action is called flehmening. Some animals exhibit this behavior during the rut (mating season).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Wyoming, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © WILFRED MEDWYNTER