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    DC Nature photographer
by Joe Milmoe
Taken 04/06/2009
Arlington Cemetery - Show On Map
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    Wildlife photographer
by Ryan Valdez
Taken 04/04/2009
Arlington Cemetery - Show On Map
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getting the perfect shot of a blue jay
 
    Haven't you ever seen a duck before!? Quackkk!
by Ryan Valdez
Anas platyrhynchos
Taken 03/31/2009
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW - Show On Map
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This male mallard seemed like he wasn't too sure what street he was on - I think the poor guy was looking for his gal pal around the corner.
 
    Where is my stimulus money!?
by Ryan Valdez
Anas platyrhynchos
Taken 03/31/2009
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW - Show On Map
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As people were coming in and out of this building, hardly anyone gave much attention to this adorable female mallard. The male was just around the block waiting.
 
    Chipmunk Under a Tire
by Chadwick Cipiti
Tamias striatus
Taken 3/27/2009
National Zoological Park - Show On Map
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    Squashed Bufo
by Regina Eisert
Bufo sp
Taken 04/02/2009
National Zoo - Show On Map
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    This is my island!
by Ryan Valdez
Sciurus niger
Taken 03/14/2009
901 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW - Show On Map
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This little squirrel had gone mad in marking this basket, temporarily left by a homeless person - by rubbing, flipping on his back, sliding on its belly, whatever he could do to scent it. I apparently got too close, but enough to snap a photo before he disembarked from his little mattress island. As soon as I stepped away, it got right back on and began the ritual again.
 
    a stinky snake to catch
by Ryan Valdez
Heterodon platirhinos
Taken 06/22/2007
Great Falls Park area - Show On Map
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Eastern hog nosed snake encountered on a university field trip - and it started to secrete one heck of an odor. Brave scientist is Dr. Sue Heath.
 
    A robin caught in a net
by Ryan Valdez
Turdus migratorius
Taken 05/19/2007
Rock Creek Park system - Show On Map
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Robin caught during the BioBlitz inventory held in the Washington, DC area in 2007. Research scientist in photo is Dr. Joe Smith.
 
    Sunday afternoon on the Potomac
by Brian Gratwicke
Taken 7/30/2005
Potomac River near Fletcher's Boathouse
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    Lady in fur feeding the birds
by Brian Gratwicke
Taken 3/5/2006
The Capitol - Show On Map
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    Pouncer Eats Dinner
by Animal Lover
Taken 2005
Annadale
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    Cherry Blossom Madness
by Brian Gratwicke
Taken Spring 2007
The Tidal Basin - Show On Map
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    Girls and Deer
by Brian Gratwicke
Odocoileus virginianus
Taken Spring 2007
National Zoological Park - Show On Map
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