Photo of the Day

December 16, 2017

Circle of Life

Your Shot photographer Yen Chao captures the moment a hyena catches a young wildebeest. Your Shot producer Matt Adams commented, "Wow, what a moment and an excellent wildlife image that shows the circle of life and the struggle of being part of the animal kingdom. The expressions on both of the faces here make this an even more interesting image to view." 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 Yen Chao, National Geographic Your Shot
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