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Young Saguaro at Sunset by papatheo Young Saguaro at Sunset by papatheo
My sister and her husband showed us several scenic sites throughout the area... this was one of our favorite. About 15 minutes after I took this shot my wife let out a loud scream, grabbed her tripod and took off running... I could hear the large Western Rattlesnake shaking it's tail at her from 50 feet away. I'm being a little facetious about this being a "young" Saguaro... they don't even start growing their sidearms until they are about 75 years old.
Photographed at Saguaro National Park East, near Tucson Arizona.
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mangoartus Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
great shot.that rattler wanted to be in pictures.
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papatheo Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Professional Photographer
I had not thought of that... but we certainly left the area as fast as we could!!!
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fromlatviawithlove Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
My favorite kind of desert.
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Rufina-Tomoyo Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
Looks like a nice daybreak.
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Egil21 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012
:iconsmallwaveplz:Hello!

This work is featured on
The Under-appreciated of January 2012 - part 1


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cactusmumkate Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I love it!! so beautiful :clap: :iconawwloveplz: :happybounce: Those flowers are bringing even more sunshine :sun:
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papatheo Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thank you very much!!! :hug:
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cactusmumkate Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, Richard, your Gallery :gallery: is awsome!!! :wow:
Im watching now and will have a closer look to all your wonderful pictures, soon :hug:
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papatheo Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2012  Professional Photographer
:D Thank you very much!!!
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Romylyn Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012
AMaziing!
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