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Morning exercise by Mariann Rea


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This lovely European Otter (Lutra lutra) in Belfast zoo is stretching so nicely :)

Camera: Canon 20D
Lens: Canon EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
ISO 200, 1/100sec, f/6,3

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animal, funny, wildlife, zoo, ireland, northern, stretch, european, otter, belfast, lutra


  • laurav
    lauravover 5 years ago

    Thats just great!

  • KMorral
    KMorralover 5 years ago

    Sweet capture- what is he after?! (I’ve seen one reach for a childs dummy…!)

  • Thank you! He was stretching very elegantly ;)

    – Mariann Rea

  • Scott Denny
    Scott Dennyover 5 years ago

    Too funny! I caught a little critter doing something similar. I could not tell if he was stretching or praying.

    Dear God…

  • This one is stretching ;) Nice pic yourself

    – Mariann Rea

  • aztriad
    aztriadover 5 years ago

    Real Cute!

  • Tamara  Kenneally
    Tamara Kenneallyover 5 years ago

    How beautiful is this!!

  • Rick  Todaro
    Rick Todaroover 5 years ago

    Wonderful Work ! On this cute otter, they are one of my favorite animals …

  • Mine too! :)

    – Mariann Rea

  • ScarredDreams
    ScarredDreamsover 5 years ago

    so cute!

  • John44
    John44over 5 years ago

    Razor sharp.. a Super Trooper!!

  • Paul Thompson Photography
    Paul Thompson ...over 5 years ago

    fantastic capture

  • Thank you Tommy!

    – Mariann Rea

  • janpiller
    janpillerover 5 years ago

    AWww it looks like a little ballet move! great shot!

  • Thank you Jan!

    – Mariann Rea

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