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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Drinking Giraffe

Giraffes are so beautiful and graceful with their amazing height and long necks - except for when they drink. When drinking they must contort into awkward positions - splaying out their legs - and are at their most vulnerable to predators.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Kasane, Chobe River, Botswana
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Jahnavi Goldstein