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Picture of a farmer embracing his dog by a rock wall on Inishmore, an island in Ireland
April 21, 2021

Man's Best Friend

A farmer embraces his dog on Inishmore, one of the Aran Islands, located 30 miles off the west coast of Ireland. The islands are home to about 1,200 people.
Photograph by Winfield Parks, Nat Geo Image Collection

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