Photo of the Day

June 15, 2019

Clam Diving

"The Mangrove National Park at the estuary of the Congo River is a veritable maze of islands and channels," says Your Shot photographer Kris Pannecoucke. "Women like Séphora dive up to 4 metres down in the dark waters for clams. They sell skewers with clam meat in the cities of Muanda and Boma." 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 Kris Pannecoucke, National Geographic Your Shot

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