Photo of the Day

October 18, 2016

Form a Wall

After camping in the wilderness of Greenland, about 55 miles from the nearest municipality of Kangerlussuaq, Your Shot photographer Stefan Forster finally came upon a group of musk oxen, approaching slowly to get a strong image of the shy creatures. One sudden movement, though, and the oxen sprung into action, the adults forming up to create a wall around the juvenile animals. As Forster writes, it gave him “the perfect moment for this shot.” 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 Stefan Forster, National Geographic Your Shot

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