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Jackrabbit with backlit ears
Photographer: Fred Wasmer
Location: Big Bend National Park, Texas
Story: 
I was watching this Black-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) through my camera viewfinder when it turned its head so that its huge ears were backlit by the sun. The numerous veins in the ears help to regular heat in the desert environment.
Digital Alterations: 
Only standard changes to tone, contrast, and color were performed.
Camera Information: Nikon D300 with 300mm f/2.8 lens
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