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May 19, 2012
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NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D300S
Shutter Speed
1/400 second
Aperture
F/4.5
Focal Length
102 mm
ISO Speed
280
Date Taken
May 10, 2012, 12:11:48 PM
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh
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Two jaguars in love by NB-PhotoArt Two jaguars in love by NB-PhotoArt
A male and female jaguar (Panthera onca) showing affection. Their names are Yaqui (in front) and IxChel (16th century name of a jaguar goddess in the Maya culture). They are boyfriend and girlfriend and have been successful parents 3 times.
Shot through glass.
Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, LA
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Len-n-n Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
"Phil! Phil! Dude, the ravens just scored! Wake up and see this!"
"Mm? Ugh, I told you wake me up for the COMMERCIALS...."
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Chained-Wolves Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
awe
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NB-PhotoArt Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks
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ssabbath Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012
Envy this shot...
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NB-PhotoArt Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah, I was very lucky, and thanks for the favorite!
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MilaFriiele Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012
This is fantastic. Jaguars are my favorite big cat, and this photograph shows how gorgeous they are. Thank you for sharing this.
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NB-PhotoArt Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for your kind comment! :hug:
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MilaFriiele Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012
You're so very welcome. :D
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Aquadragoness Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I remember the name IxChel from when we were studying Mesoamerica! In my historical fiction I am best friends with a jaguar, not named IxChel though.
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NB-PhotoArt Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks.
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