This cute image of an encounter with a trusting wild squirrel by Linn Smith is our Photo of the Day. You can see a larger image and read the backstory here: http://bit.ly/2hkMGIw
A wild squirrel illustrates the strong bond that can be created when gaining trust on a first encounter. Captured with a Canon EOS 5D, Mark III with a Canon 100-400mm lens, f/5.6, 1/2500, ISO 3000.
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