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December 15, 2018

Spunky Spelunker

A young explorer prepares to go spelunking in Iceland. "I took this portrait right before we entered the cave," says Your Shot photographer Hellen Barbara. "He was fearless and ready. Me, not quite sure." 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 Hellen Barbara, National Geographic Your Shot

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