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Seems that early spring not only melted all the ice from the wetland waters of Great Meadows, but melted the hearts of at least two of its wild residents.

Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord, Massachusetts USA
Shot handheld with Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Focal length 215mm (1200mm SLR equivalent), 1/1600 sec at f/6.5, ISO 400

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During an unexpected chance to experience Africa, a seed was planted. Nurtured by subsequent forays into wild places, this photographer was born.

Jacques Cousteau said “People protect what they love.” And we’ve all heard that “A picture is worth a thousand words.” So, enough with this. My photography says the rest. Thanks for listening.

Sylvia J. Zarco
aka Owed to Nature

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  • Owed to Nature
    Owed to Natureover 1 year ago

    Description  by Owed to Nature

    Seems that early spring not only melted all the ice from the wetland waters of Great Meadows, but melted the hearts of at least two of its wild residents.
    Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord, Massachusetts USA

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  • lynn carter
    lynn carterover 1 year ago

    this is wonderful, love it xx

  • Aren’t they sweet? Until now, I never understood why anyone would write a song about “Muskrat Love.” ;-)

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  • Kent Keller
    Kent Kellerover 1 year ago

    Wonderful image Sylvia! I love their little island…

  • Thank you Kent! Loved this setting too… not exactly lovers stranded on a desert island, but then, who knows what they’re dreaming of. ;-)

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  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortierover 1 year ago

    Delightful capture. The colors are beautiful!

  • Thank you Sandra for your lovely comments and fave! …Sylvia

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  • debsphotos
    debsphotosover 1 year ago


    Click banner to view features *-)!

  • THANK YOU so very much Deb for the honor and pleasure of your feature! …Sylvia

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  • JRPowers
    JRPowersover 1 year ago

  • So MANY Thanks Darenda!

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  • ╰⊰✿ℒᵒᶹᵉ Bonita✿⊱╮ Lalonde✿⊱╮

    Congratulations on your feature nicely done and presented aw so precious a fav love the sharp clarity and detail focus and framing wonderful colour…skillfully photographed

  • THANK YOU! ;-)

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  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 1 year ago


    12 April 2013 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Thank you Konstantinos!

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  • John44
    John44over 1 year ago

    How beautiful this is!
    John

  • Seeing these two was as unexpected and as it was heart-warming… Thank You John!

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  • Carolyn Clark
    Carolyn Clarkover 1 year ago

    Beautiful!!!!!!! So cute!!! + Great photo!!!!!!

  • They do make quite a sweet couple who definitely melted my heart. Wonderful to share and hear they got you too! ;-) Thank you Carolyn! …Sylvia

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