Photo of the Day

November 23, 2017

Eye Contact

Your Shot photographer Mac So took this portrait of a sheep's eye at the Sapporo Maruyama Zoo in Hokkaido, Japan. Sheep have horizontal pupils, and eyes on the sides of their heads. This combination allows them a greater range of vision, to tell when a predator may be sneaking up. 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 Mac So, National Geographic Your Shot
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