20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Traces of Life

Wildlife tracks are seen within the delicate ecosystem of the microbial mats created by geothermals. Tracks included gray wolves and bison that could be decades old and shrined in sediment.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Wyoming, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D4S
Copyright: © Candace Hultberg-Bennett