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Oliver Richter's Image

Oliver has observed the European beavers near his home in Grimma, Saxony, Germany, for many years, watching as they redesign the landscape to create valuable habitats for many species of wildlife including kingfishers and dragonflies.

This family portrait is at the beavers’ favourite feeding place and, for Oliver, the image reflects the care and love the adult beavers show towards their young.

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    Oliver Richter

    Germany

    Image details

    • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    • EF 70–200 f2/8 L IS lens at 120 mm
    • 1/160 sec at f3.2
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