Photo of the Day

August 16, 2018

Nose to Nose

In Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a seagull narrowly misses a polar bears nose while coming in for a landing. The pattern of the gull's feathers indicate that it's young; it will likely turn all white with gray wings as it ages. 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 Takayoshi Noda, National Geographic Your Shot

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