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Yawning Heron


This heron was hanging out on the logs at the South end of String Lake. It had caught a fish just a few moments before and gave one large yawn and then settled in like this for the next half hour.

Not long after this there was a chipmunk running back and forth on the logs, and the Heron was certainly interested in a second meal, but the chipmunk seemed to know exactly how far away to stay and despite the Heron's repeated attentions, the chipmunk survived.

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