15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Survival in canyon country

Hiking up a canyon off the Green River in Utah a group of us experienced nature at it's rawest. A midget faded rattle snake approaching his previous kill. He slowly approached the head end and started the process of engulfing the squirrel.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Green River, Utah, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Sue Braastad