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Blog entry by stefang posted 1765 days ago 2594 reads 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This picture of an Iberion wolf was taken by Jose Luis Rodriguez and has won an award for nature photograph of the year. The Wolf is spectacular, but I also love the gate he is jumping over.I hope you do too. Part of the gate got cropped so if you want to see the whole picture just click on the blue link below the picture. It’s worth the effort to see the complete gate. Enjoy

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/10_03/wolf_482x449.jpg

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.



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stefang

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#1 posted 1765 days ago

Thanks a lot Dave. You taught me a new trick. Watch out IT world, here I come!!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 1765 days ago

That is a great picture.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#3 posted 1765 days ago

awesome PIC

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#4 posted 1765 days ago

Nice picture.,
but why the wolf chose to jump over the fence???

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 1765 days ago

WOW !

-- Life used to be soooo much simpler!!!!

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#6 posted 1765 days ago

Super photo!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#7 posted 1765 days ago

Amazing. Thanks.

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#8 posted 1765 days ago

I have seen just a couple of wolves in the wild. Unless you are studying them and on a mission to find them, they will avoid you. Amazing to get a photo like this.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#9 posted 1765 days ago

And … there’s WOOD in the picture!

Beautiful. Once-in-a-lifetime-kind of shot … particularly if the wolf is lunging for YOU ;-)

-- -- Neil

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#10 posted 1765 days ago

MY guess is the wolf enters the gated area through this same path every time. All you’d need to do is set up a motion sensor and a camera and then wait/hope. Anyone else think that is how it was done?

Photographers are special people, especially the ones that capture nature. The number of hours spent hoping to get the perfect shot, that may never materialize takes such patience. I don’t know how they do it.

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#11 posted 1765 days ago

Great photo….thanks for sharing.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#12 posted 1765 days ago

It’s a little known fact that this is tha last picture taken by Little Red Riding Hood’s grandmother on that fateful day :-)

-- Ken in Sharbot Lake, Ontario

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#13 posted 1765 days ago

fantastic post. thanks!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#14 posted 1764 days ago

Wow Mike that’s cool did you notice there’s a wolf jumping the fence too. LOL
It’s a wolf in wolves clothing. enough being crazy Thanks for sharing an amazing photo you can certainly see why it won an award.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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stefang

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#15 posted 1764 days ago

LOL Jim. I sent an email to my kids and their family with this photo. Afterward I said to my wife that I should have just mentioned the fantastic rustic gate. They would think that typical of me.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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