Alvero Cubero Vega's photo of a caracolera snake has been named one of ten finalists in the "Natural World" category of Smithsonian's annual photography contest. His photo, taken at Selva Verde Lodge, was selected from over 26,500 entries! Voting for the Reader's Choice winner will be open until March 30th. Check out the entries and vote for your favorite! From Smithsonian:
Finalist: Natural World | Photograph by Alvaro Cubero Vega. The caracolera is a common, but restless snake. “Getting a photograph of his whole body was the challenge,” says Cubero Vega. (Selva Verde Lodge, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica, September 2014, Canon 5D Mark II).