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Namibian Eden by hougaard Namibian Eden by hougaard
There is a 700 hectare mud pan in the Southern Region of Namibia that turns into an endless stand of lilies after the first heavy summer rains. The lilies germinate, grow and die in less than 10 days and hundreds of thousands of elephant beetles appear and dissapear with them. There hasn't been much scientific study of this unbelievable natural phenomenon, but something like this dissapears quite easily in Namibia's endless variety of mindboggling natural anomalies.

Hardap region, Namibia.

5D II
Zeiss 18mm

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BlackHeresy Mar 29, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Wao!!!!!
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Patricia-Lehmann Mar 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This is such a stunning and captivating shot, it tells a story :) :3
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Anj3lla Mar 12, 2013   General Artist
Absolutely stunning! :heart:
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thanksthatisenough Mar 12, 2013
Though I am old with wandering
Through hollow lands and hilly lands,.... you are featured [link]
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metalmeister5582 Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful image! So clean, and I love the color.
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looking at this picture makes me feel really warm the sun shining down and the flowers rising from the water, beautiful shot, great job
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