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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Monarch on a Thistle

While hiking in the pines I came to a clearing with wildflowers everywhere. The sun shone through the trees perfectly on a patch of thistle where butterflies fluttered from bud to bud.

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Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: New Jersey, United States of America
Copyright: © Cori Reed