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Radiated Tortoise, Astrochelys radiata, Madagascar endemic, rare, endangered, endangered species;...

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Caption: Radiated Tortoise, Astrochelys radiata, Madagascar endemic, rare, endangered, endangered species; Berenty Reserve, Madagascar: Africa, TortoiseR88223_PL.tiff
Location: Berenty Reserve, Madagascar: Africa
Copyright: © Ann & Rob Simpson
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Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
Comments: © Ann & Rob Simpson - Simpson's Nature Photography, 1932 E Refuge Church Rd., Stephens City, VA 22655 Ph & Fax 540 869 2051 - -

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Stephens City VA 22655-9607

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Patagonian Scarlet Gorse, Anarthrophyllum desideratum, also known as Guanaco Bush or Fire Tongue, Called Mata Guanaco,(Guanaco Bush, Lengua de Fuego, Fire Tongue or Neneo Macho in Chile; Torres del Paine National Park Spanish: Parque Nacional Torres del Paine is a national park encompassing mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers in southern Chilean Patagonia. The Cordillera del Paine is the centerpiece of the park. It lies in a transition area between the Magellanic subpolar forests and the Patagonian Steppes. Torres del Paine National Park is part of the Sistema Nacional de Áreas Silvestres Protegidas del Estado de Chile (National System of Protected Forested Areas of Chile). In 2006, it measured approximately 242,242 hectares. It is one of the largest and most visited parks in Chile. The Torres del Paine are the distinctive three granite peaks of the Paine mountain range or Paine Massif. They extend 2,850 meters above sea level, and are joined by the Cuernos del Paine. The area also boasts valleys, rivers such as the Paine, lakes, and glaciers. The well-known lakes include Grey, Pehoé, Nordenskiöld, and Sarmiento. The glaciers, including Grey, Pingo and Tyndall, belong to the Southern Patagonia Ice Field. The park averages around 150,000 visitors a year, of which 60% are foreign tourists, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Patagonia9302rzs.tif
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Ice flows and ice bergs are spectacular blue azure, Almairantazgo Bay, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Patagonia8199rltds.tif
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