Photo of the Day: Best of February
Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from February.
The leaping springbok in the photo above makes me smile every time I see it. I particularly love knowing there is such a word as “pronking,” which is how this acrobatic behavior is more colorfully described. I hope this month’s round-up of highlights from February’s Photo of the Day brings a smile to your faces.
Ah, summer in the mountains! The magical light show put on by these fireflies in the woods of Tennessee to attract mates is an example of bioluminescence, a phenomenon explored in the March 2015 issue of National Geographic. In addition to more photographs of lightmaking creatures, there is a very cool video about the mysterious glowing mushrooms of