16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tree of life

Most of the trees are always trying to grow to the highest, but some does not. From about 400 feet above the ground, the water branch is like a hundreds years old tree lying in the swamp, feeding hundreds of animals in the area.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2018
Photo Location: Shired Island, Florida, United States of America
Camera: FC220
Copyright: © Tianyuan Xiao