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August 25, 2016

A Portrait in Pink

Forever dressed to impress, a pink flamingo poses for a portrait. Your Shot photographer Melvin Rutledge caught this bird casting a glance his way in the British Virgin Islands, where the birds were once hunted to near extirpation. 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 Melvin Rutledge, National Geographic Your Shot

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