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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Vanity or just another itch?

Double Crested Cormorant - The Anhinga Trail (a.k.a. Royal Palms), Everglades National Park, Homestead, Florida Vanity, or just another itch? FYI, if you want to get close-ups of these guys, and/or their Anhinga buddies, the Anhinga Trail is a good place for that! That's because Royal Palms is kinda like the Galapagos Islands, in that there are soooo many visitors that the critters have learned to ignore humans and/or feel safe in their presence. So lets all hope they realize it's the place that protects them, and they don't get reckless while visiting other places where they're not protected.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Homestead, Florida, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Kurt Hasselman