A pack of arctic wolves strolls by on the Arctic Bay in Nunavut, Canada. It's hard for scientists to spend time studying the animals, as temperatures in their climate can get down to −63 °F.

White Wolves

A pack of arctic wolves strolls by on the Arctic Bay in Nunavut, Canada. It's hard for scientists to spend time studying the animals, as temperatures in their climate can get down to −63 °F.
Photograph by Ejaz Khan, National Geographic Your Shot

See some of October's most popular photos

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands submitted to our photo community, Your Shot. Here are some of the month's highlights.

You never know where Photo of the Day will take us next! One day we're high above Hawaii's Kiluea as it spews lava into the ocean. The next day we're in Jersey City, New Jersey, dancing with marchers in its Caribbean Carnival Parade. Where will we visit next? Check back daily to find out.

Francis Rivera produces Photo of the Day, a curated look at photography from National Geographic’s photo community, Your Shot . Melody Rowell writes and researches the captions. Submit your photos and you could be published online or in our magazines. See the highlights from previous months here.

See More

Best of September 2018

Best of August 2018

Best of July 2018

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet