13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
When you look at nature sometimes it looks back

This squirrel had been going up and down a tree and it caught my attention. Although it looks like I'm really close, I'm not. The gray squirrel is a common inhabitant of most areas of North Carolina and was adopted in 1969 as the state's mammal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Charlotte, None, United States of America
Camera: COOLPIX P530
Copyright: © Yaviri Escalera