Photo of the Day

December 16, 2018

Serengeti Safari

A safari group passes by some elephants in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. Approximately 80% of the countries elephants live in the park — but the population is constantly under threat from poachers seeking ivory. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Dan Mirica, National Geographic Your Shot

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