Water drops on American Lotus leaf - Lake Lochloosa, Florida
Water drops on American Lotus leaf - Lake Lochloosa, Florida

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Caption   Water drops take the shape of a smiling face on an American Lotus (Nelumbo lutea) leaf in Lake Lochloosa, near Cross Creek, Florida. Lotus leaves are super-hydrophobic, strongly repelling water and causing it to bunch up into discrete drops with well-defined edges.
Photo Id   w3451-9e43-b0d5a
Date and Time   July 27, 2008   7:07 PM
Location   Lake Lochloosa, Florida
latitude 29° 30' 13.7" N       longitude 82° 6' 28.0" W
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