Photo of the Day

African elephant against misty backdrop
May 12, 2009

African Elephant, Tanzania

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images From National Geographic Books

An African elephant crosses the lush green of Tanzania's Ngorongoro Crater.

From the National Geographic book National Geographic Image Collection.

Photograph by Chris Johns

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