Harvesting Green Coconuts

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Harvesting Green Coconuts

Carla Capra level-classic 1/24/2012 8:02:19 PM

Congrats! #1438949

Kenneth De Pree level-classic 1/25/2012 4:33:02 AM

Thanks, Carla. I hope all your body parts are functioning again. #9944064

Carla Capra level-classic 1/25/2012 9:28:31 AM

It is slow going & limitations are never easy. Thank You for asking.
Good Luck. This is a great shot.

Merna L. Nobile 2/7/2012 9:23:40 PM

You can feel it in the air, the anticipation of waiting for the awards to arrive. The talent that is on display for all to see and share is amazing. Congratulations to all the January, 2012 winners. Merna #9970794

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Coconuts have several different uses depending on their stage of development. The large, still-green coconuts being harvested here are good for drinking. There is a large quantity of clear liquid in the nuts and this is a refreshing drink on a hot day. Dominicans believe it is good for the kidneys.

During WWII the marines fighting on the Pacific islands used coconut water when blood plasma was not available. The water in green coconuts is almost the same composition as human body fluid.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1000/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800,800, FocalLength: 109.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i

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