Zoltán Gergely Nagy - Time for hay


European ground squirrel (or European souslik) collecting hay for its den on the arid grasslands and steppe plains of Dobrudja, as the seasons change. Although they don’t spend as much time hibernating as their larger relatives, the alpine marmots, ground squirrels also retreat to their dens for the winter, escaping the freezing cold winds of the plains.

Location: Histria, Romania

Tags: autumn, Dobrudja, european ground squirrel, Romania, Spermophilus citellus, Zoltan Gergely Nagy

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  1. Knut-Sverre Horn said:

    22/10/2013 23:04


    I'm glad you didn't crop it more tightly - the sosulik stands out very well from the surrounding environment, and the golden colour palette is great.

  2. Zoltan Nagy said:

    24/10/2013 04:19

    Thanks! I'm glad you like it!