15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Wild Pistachio tree in Vashlovani Protected Area

Whilst working in the Caucasus I spent a lot of time in the Southeast of Georgia. Here the semi-arid region gives rise to large open areas dotted with wild pistachio trees, a favourite food of the resident bears.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Georgia
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Gareth Goldthorpe