Barbara's image "Giraffe Mother and baby"
won the Zoos and Aquariums category of the

2011 Nature's Best Photography
Windland Smith Rice International
2011 Awards Exhibition

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Capturing the image in Barbara's words...

While on a trip with my grandson, we experienced a six hour layover in Salt Lake City. Knowing that Hogle Zoo was nearby, off we went—my camera in tow. We spotted a giraffe with its one-week-old baby. It was truly heart-warming to witness the affection displayed by the mother as she nestled her head into the arched neck of her offspring. Instead of being inconvenienced that day I felt truly blessed to watch Mother Nature at her best.

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