21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Artistic
Ghosts of the Past

Until ten thousands years ago, this giraffe and Saharan native were living in a lush landscape similar to the savannas of east Africa. Today rock art is the sole reminder of a green Sahara.

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Date Taken: 10.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Djanet, Algeria
Copyright: © Turgay Uzer