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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Squirrel waiting in tree on snowy day

'Patience is a Virtue'. This squirrel, using its tail like an umbrella in the falling snow, was patiently waiting for a large and aggressive magpie to vacate its monopoly of a nearby birdfeeder so that it (The squirrel) could also take a turn at 'free eats'.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Arvada, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D200
Copyright: © Roberto Chavez