Photo of the Day

Picture of children running through a bog in Wisconsin, pretending to be deer
November 20, 2021

Running Freely

A story in the April 1974 issue documented a youth camp in Wisconsin, where children immersed themselves in nature to learn about it. In this photo, kids bound through a bog, pretending to be deer, to gain better understanding of animals' perspectives of the environment.
Photograph by Steve Raymer, Nat Geo Image Collection

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