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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
On the Tomoka River, this young cattle egret was anxious for a meal, so it reached into its mother's mouth and pulled out her tongue, while a second chick watched from in the nest and the father watch

On the Tomoka River, this young cattle egret was anxious for a meal, so it reached into its mother's mouth and pulled out her tongue, while a second chick watched from in the nest and the father watched from the background.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2009
Date Uploaded: 11.2011
Photo Location: Ormond Beach, Florida, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Copyright: © Harry Moulis