Alpine Ibex

Photo of the Day

APRIL 22, 2018

MORNING EXERCISE

On the slopes of Slovenia’s Julian Alps, two alpine ibex lock horns in the early morning. “It sounds even more amazing than it looks,” says photographer Aleš K.

PHOTOGRAPH BY ALEŠ K., NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

Journeying With Bats Across Mexico

National Geographic, Rolex, and Nat Geo Correspondent Alexandra Roca, travel across Mexico to explore how one of the country’s most misunderstood wildlife creatures is spearheading sustainability and transforming tequila production.

Rolex and National Geographic have formed an enhanced new partnership to promote exploration and conservation. The organizations with more than 200 years of combined experience supporting expeditions, are again joining forces to support pioneering explorers and nurture their successors in efforts to safeguard the Earth’s oceans, poles and mountains for the benefit of future generations. #partneredcontent

Source National Geographic

Sea Turtle Image

APRIL 17, 2018BEACHED MOTHER

After laying a clutch of eggs, this mother olive ridley sea turtle pauses for a moment on the beach before continuing on to the ocean. To protect the half-million vulnerable eggs laid on this beach, volunteers were asked to stand guard. “I’ll surely be one of them,” writes Your Shot photographer Siddharth Khadanga.

PHOTOGRAPH BY SIDDHARTH KHADANGA, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

Cold Army Image

APRIL 7, 2018COLD BREATH

A soldier in the United States Army carries a heavy load in sub-zero temperatures on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He’s part of a group off-loading their vehicles as part of Arctic Thrust, a short-notice rapid deployment exercise, says Your Shot photographer Justin Connaher.

PHOTOGRAPH BY JUSTIN CONNAHER, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

Face to face in a river in Borneo

Face to face in a river in Borneo

Photo and caption by Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan
A male orangutan peers from behind a tree while crossing a river in Borneo, Indonesia. Rampant palm oil cultivation threatens this critically endangered ape, forcing the normally arboreal species to resort to unusual behavior—such as wading through crocodile-infested rivers—in order to survive.
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WILDLIFE
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Rock Pool

Rock Pool

Photo and caption by Todd Kennedy

In Sydney, Australia, the Pacific Ocean at high tide breaks over a natural rock pool enlarged in the 1930s. Avoiding the crowds at the city’s many beaches, a local swims laps.

Location: COLLAROY, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

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