17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hippo in the Zambezi River

Our last day in Africa we took a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. The sun had already set when I saw this scene unfolding and quickly snapped shots of this hippo opening his mouth wide.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Cierra Murrietta