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40. The C-Factor: Goslings 2

What’s with these goslings, fox kits, lambs, kittens, ducklings, cubs and cygnets? How can they make us photographers do things, like lying down in the mud and voluntarily crawl through goose shit? Do they have some kind of supernatural powers..? Nope. They have what all baby animals have: The C(ute)-factor. And I bet this C-factor […]

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Photofriday 4: Barn Swallow

The Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)   Did you know…… For a long time, swallows were believed to hibernate in holes in the ground or underwater, withdrawn in some kind of torpid state. Nowadays we know they migrate to warmer countries during wintertime.