18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Astrahan steppe. Early morning. The herd of saigas on a water hole

There are only a few water places in the hot steppe. One of them is on the territory of wildlife reserve "Stepnoy", south part of Russia. Saigas feel safety at this protected area and people can arrive and watch saiga in a wild

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: astrahan, Russia
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Vladimir Mats