15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cool drink on a hot day at the Grand Canyon

It was about 95 degrees at the Grand Canyon this day in early August when a young elk decided to use one of the Park’s spring water faucets. He seemed to slobber out more water than he drank.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Arizona, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Robert Nelson