Photo of the Day

February 27, 2017

Polar Bear Parade

Your Shot photographer David Turko captured this image of a mother polar bear and her cubs running for the carcass of a bow-head whale after its meat had mostly been stripped by native people near Kaktovik, Alaska.The bears know the routine and excitedly anticipated the arrival of the remnants. 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 David Turko, National Geographic Your Shot
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