Photo of the Day

July 22, 2017

The Nose Knows

A whiskered walrus swims in the Otaru Aquarium in Hokkaido, Japan. Walruses can have 400-700 whiskers, which they use to find clams and shellfish on the ocean floor. 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 Mac So, National Geographic Your Shot

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