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September 23, 2016

A Swan Song and Dance

Children wearing flowy, blue costumes and swan headpieces represent the canton of Zurich at the Saignelégier Horse Show in Saignelégier, Switzerland. “Every year at the horse show, one of the Swiss cantons is invited as a special guest. This year it was Zurich’s turn,” photographer Markus Bolliger writes. Swans are a common sight on Zurichsee (Lake Zurich). This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at natgeo.com/yourshot for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Markus Bolliger, National Geographic Your Shot

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