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Wide-eyed Curiosity
Photograph by Mattias Klum

A kinkajou pup prowls to within feet of the photographer's lens, its face moist after drinking from a large balsa blossom filled with nectar and rainwater. "It's such a personal little creature," says Klum. "The eyes seem to be asking, What is this? Is it dangerous? This shot is like a gift from the forest. A blessing, you know? The animal comes to you, not the other way around."

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F5
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: Nikon AFS 300mm f/2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60 @ f/5.6

Weather Conditions: Unrecorded
Time of Day: Night
Lighting Techniques: Flash



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