Photo of the Day

November 15, 2016

The Dew of Health

In this close-up submitted by Your Shot photographer Michelle Sherwood, a supple tropical leaf scattered with dewdrops almost resembles skin. And much like our veins, which move blood throughout our bodies, the veins marking the leaf’s surface move nourishment throughout the leaf.

Photograph by Michelle Sherwood, National Geographic Your Shot

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