Photo of the Day

October 11, 2017

The Big Leap

Wildebeest migrate from Tanzania to Kenya, across the Mara River. "The wildebeests were a bit hesitant to cross because there was a lion walking around earlier," says Your Shot photographer Matt Grimsley. "The water was deeper than normal, so that resulted in a more successful crossing than the one the day before." 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 Matt Grimsley, National Geographic Your Shot

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