Photo of the Day

October 22, 2017

The Reef

In the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt, a freediver swims near an artificial reef shaped like an elephant. As coral reefs around the world are threatened, artificial reefs can be a boon to the underwater ecosystem, and an artistic take on one provides added enjoyment to underwater enthusiasts. 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 Guillaume Bihet, National Geographic Your Shot
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