17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Born To Run

A family of oryx work their way up the steep sand dunes to catch the cool, moist air during the mid-morning. These oryx climb the dunes for this breeze as the air if vital to cool the blood going to the brain and the moisture is may be the only water they receive for the day.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 04.2019
Photo Location: Namibia
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II