Photo of the Day

February 18, 2018

Early Bird

In a small pond in Toronto, Canada, a cormorant snaps up a hearty breakfast. In the middle of the 20th century, the native bird was almost completely wiped out in Ontario, due to the dumping of DDT and other contaminants into the Great Lakes. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Jiabin luo, National Geographic Your Shot

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