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November 21, 2008

Palemale in National Geographic, December 2008.

Palemale relaxing on the Great Lawn, Central Park - November 18, 2008.

Palemale stood on his favorite Great Lawn tree and had a conversation with the Wind.

What transpired between them I may never know, but worthy words were spoken and I remained on the ground huddled against the cold and revered their wisdom.

A little Stinker on 68th Street & Central Park West.

Palemale on 81st Street & Fifth Avenue.

Palemale ejecting one of three pellets toward the end of the day.

Two of the three pellets which fell from Palemale at the edge of the East Drive just over the 79th Street Transverse.

All images photographed on Tuesday November 18, 2008.

Thanks for all the letters about the photos in National Geographic Magazine (December 2008). Please note that the copies of the magazine which are sent to subscribers is quite different than those on the newsstands. The subscription issue contains four pages of photographs but the newsstand version only has one page.