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a peacock sitting on a wall in Austria
October 18, 2015

Fowl Play

A colorful peafowl seems to take in the view on the other side of the wall at Ambras Castle in Innsbruck, Austria. Your Shot member Olena Prykhodko was so astonished to see the bird that she made this photo to remember the moment. “I would never [have] expected to find a peafowl in the middle of the Alps,” she writes, “because they live in warm [climates], and Austria is really cold!”

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Photograph by Olena Prykhodko, National Geographic Your Shot

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