Photo of the Day

June 3, 2017

Easy Being Green

A chameleon peeps out from its perch. These little creatures' tongues pack quite a punch. If compared to a car, a chameleon's tongue would accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 1/100th of a second. 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 Sabriamin M, National Geographic Your Shot

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