Photo of the Day

July 17, 2017

Family Herd

Near La Paz, Bolivia, a family of shepherds pauses to have their portrait taken. Your Shot photographer Oscar Leiva points out that families like these suffer from the effects of climate change, even though they have done very little to contribute to the causes. Last year, Bolivia's second largest lake, Lake Poopó, dried up. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Oscar Leiva, National Geographic Your Shot

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