Photo of the Day

May 18, 2019

Eye to Eye

"While on our last morning game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, we came across several dozen Cape Buffalo grazing and enjoying mud baths near the Munge River track," says Your Shot photographer Rick Carlson. "The early light was fairly good when we observed several oxpeckers feasting on parasites attacking the buffalo. One of the Yellow-billed Oxpeckers climbed on the nose of an accommodating buff and remained motionless for several seconds." 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 Rick Carlson, National Geographic Your Shot

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