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Youthful double-chinned hippo
Photographer: Sylvia J. Zarco
Location: Banoka Bush Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana Africa
Exploring the channels near camp by boat, we pause to enjoy sunset. Hippos bob up and down, breaking the water's surface and rippling reflected sunset colors all around. Into colors that match his pink skin, this youngster pops up to give us a closer look and a happy smile.
Digital Alterations: 
Basic processing of single RAW image into JPG, optimized for contrast, color and clarity to best replicate the original experience.
Camera Information: Canon EOS 7D with Canon EF100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens
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