Photo of the Day

January 14, 2019

One on One

A lone giraffe pauses under the shade of an acacia tree in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. Acacia trees provide the giraffe's favorite meals; the animal's prehensile tongue and long neck help them take advantage of the leaves that no other animals can reach. 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 Terria Clay, National Geographic Your Shot

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