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Out for a Ride
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Out for a Ride
Out for a Ride
This moutain gorilla babe is riding on its mothers back. This was taken in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. There are 350 mountain gorillas in the park, and only 700 in the world.
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Colleen Farrell
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    Great photograph! The detail is so clear and vivid. You can almost feel their fur (hair?).

1/7/2006 9:33:05 AM

 
Chris Ebben
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How lucky you are to go there & be able to take this wonderful picture. Great work=^..^=

1/7/2006 12:50:59 PM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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A sweet photo, Tom. I hope they keep protecting these wonderful apes!

1/7/2006 12:51:57 PM

 
Rebecca A. Steed
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This is such a good photograph and a winner in my mind. Love the colors, lighting framing. What a sad story that they are so endangered.

1/7/2006 3:38:35 PM

 
Ellen L. Zaslaw
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Great !

1/7/2006 6:40:48 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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OMG this is fantastic close up. Incredible capture Tom. We went to Volcanoes but never managed to get a clear shot without bamboo in the way!!!

1/26/2006 1:02:51 PM

 
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A very tactile image.

2/22/2006 1:45:22 AM

 
Sue L. Cullumber
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Tom, Amazing! Great shot - congrats!

2/25/2006 7:43:42 AM

 
Isabel L
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Aww that look is just.. Aww! Congratulations!

2/25/2006 2:02:45 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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WONDERFUL capture Tom. Congratulations on your win!

2/25/2006 3:01:08 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Congratulations Tom on this wonderful win!

2/25/2006 3:07:34 PM

 
Piotr M. Organa
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Congrats, Tom! Beautiful photo!

2/25/2006 4:24:31 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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I am very impressed!! Outstanding winning image, congratulations!!! So COOL!!!!

2/25/2006 7:25:29 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Tom I envy you for this trip. What an outstanding experience it must have been!

Congratulations on this outstanding winner

2/26/2006 5:44:43 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on this awesome shot!
I"m with Donna very envy...I love shooting the gorilla's at the zoo.
Those eyes make you keep looking....you can't take your eyes off!

2/26/2006 8:52:21 AM

 
James Miotke
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Great shot, Tom. Congratulations!

2/28/2006 5:46:34 PM

 
Karol Livote
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Congrats, Tom!! I knew this one was a winner!!

3/1/2006 2:40:43 PM

 
Donna J. Eaton
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What a beautiful baby! How fortunate that you got to see them. I'm envious too! Congratulations on a wonderful winning image!

3/13/2006 1:26:19 PM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on your Second Place win, Tom!

Cathy :)

3/21/2006 5:24:10 PM

 
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