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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, May 26, 2015: The Resilience of Life


These photos were taken on a chilly evening at a no name lake on the outskirts of the little Alberta town of Brooks.  We came across these Canada geese and their babies.  The mother goose shielding her young against the cold was especially moving.  Life is resilient and finds a way....





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Those babies are awfully cute, and I love how mom is gently sheltering and warming them with her wings.


I hope you used a telephoto lens to get these photos.  Otherwise you might have had a few angry geese chasing you down the path!

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