ID Animals

Challenge #11 in the The natural world around you series. Hosted by Ohmyhi.
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As in challenges before, I enjoyed sharing photos of ID'ed animals to help people see what animals can be found where. In this challenge I am wanting the focus to be entirely focused on photos that could be used in books to ID animals. The idea is to get at least a full body and side view of an animal. The voting will be based on the best ID able animal. For example if someone photographs a Great Blue Heron and it is a full body photo with a clear focus and easy to tell photo, that will be able to be used to ID a species. You may put multiple imagines from different angles (ventral, dorsal, caudal, cranial) into a collage of photos. But each photo must be of a different view of the species photographed. I.E. for birding it is nice to have a ventral (bottom) dorsal (top), cranial (face, front) and caudal (tail, back) to help be able to ID the animal fully in the field. If you are interested in furthering your ID'ing skills, NatureShare.come is a great place to check out.
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Patagonian huemul
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Patagonian huemul, South Andean deer, or scientific name: Hippocamelus bisulcus. The 'mythical' Patagonian huemuls live in rugged mountainous regions in the southern Andes. They are an endangered species with an estimated population of less than 1,500 animals, two thirds of which live in the south of Chile. I spotted this one in the national park of El Chalten, Argentina. As this is a very rare animal to be spotted I was extremely lucky to have this shot, even though it was not very scared of me.
Submitted: Monday, 28th September, 2015 07:43 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 5th January, 2015
Focal length: 70 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 640
Notes: Technical information of the shot was lost because I uploaded it to an external website (I will guesstimate)
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