Photo of the Day

a zebra and foal in Botswana
January 19, 2013

Zebra and Foal, Botswana

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

A young zebra foal closely following an adult. Taken on a recent trip to Botswana, Africa.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

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Photograph by Melissa Beattie, My Shot

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