21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Quill Rider

In the moonlit night, a hedgehog's quills shine, with a small soldier beetle embarking on a daring journey atop the spiky terrain. A whimsical nocturnal encounter, where nature's mysteries and unexpected connections thrive in the heart of the night.

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Date Taken: 03.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Kuwait
Copyright: © Shamlan AlSharah
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