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December 27, 2019

Back Scratch

A hobbled horse rolls in the dirt to scratch its back, now free of a saddle. The landscape is the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area, a wild area the size of Maine in British Columbia.

Photograph by MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER BROWN, Nat Geo Image Collection
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