Photo of the Day

September 27, 2019

Climb the Roots

"On the north side of the Big Island of Hawaii, climbing a tree starts with climbing a cascade of roots," says Your Shot photographer Rochelle Potter. "Banyan trees are characterized by aerial prop roots that eventually grow into woody trunks that help to support the wide spread of branches above." 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 Rochelle Potter, National Geographic Your Shot

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