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Mustangs' "Waterhole Walk"

The horses in Nevada’s northern high desert have a social structure much like ours. Likewise they are creatures of habit, which tend to centralize around food, water and sex – much like us to be sure as well. But unlike most of us, it is the water that drives their daily lives. Scarcity of water is an ever pressing dilemma as temperatures rise globally and droughts expand...

 

Captured with: nikon d700, 400mm @ f/5.6, 1/400, ISO 200. Sunrise ridge line walk to the only water hole in miles for these northern Nevada mustangs. Hit the "L" key for a better view!

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Taken on September 3, 2011