Photo of the Day

December 23, 2017

Keep Anemones Close

A porcelain crab peeks out from its home in an anemone off the coast of Thailand. To avoid being stung, the crab coats itself in the anemone's mucus, making the anemone's tentacles incapable of detecting the crab's presence. 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 Marek Koszorek, National Geographic Your Shot

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