19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tlacuatzin

The "Tlacuache," a short-lived but highly inquisitive marsupial native to Mexico, was, according pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican legend, the animal that brought the gift of fire to humankind.

Photo Detail
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: ecatepec, Mexico
Camera: NIKON D5600
Copyright: © Isaac Mendoza
Awards
Finalist