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THE FINGER...

Tronhard
Elite

I had sat in the Orangutan enclosure for over an hour, camera ready for a good shot. This was in marked contrast to the normal visitor, who spends a very short amount of time at any one enclosure - not surprising if you have children in tow, mind you.

Still, the Orang obviously was aware of this, and after regarding me thoughtfully for a long moment, it gave me ... the finger!

Canon EOS R5 • Sigma 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM | S @388mm • 1/800 • f/11 • ISO 3200

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cheers, TREVOR

Professional photographer, engineer and educator since 1980

"All the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow", Leo Tolstoy;
"Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase" Percy W. Harris
"A good swordsman is more important than a good sword" Amit Kalantri
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Tintype_18
Whiz

I have been to zoos and nature centers where there are males. Enough said.

Tronhard
Elite

I find that orangs are lovely creatures: generally very docile and the males get aggressive during the mating season.  They are one of my favourite creatures. 😊


cheers, TREVOR

Professional photographer, engineer and educator since 1980

"All the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow", Leo Tolstoy;
"Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase" Percy W. Harris
"A good swordsman is more important than a good sword" Amit Kalantri
Technique will always Outlast Tech - Me
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