17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hopeful Giraffe

This Masai giraffe (giraffa tippelskirchi) was walking across the open plains of the Masai Mara in Kenya just after sunrise. The low sun is casting a phenomenally long shadow of this lanky animal across the low grass land.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Kenya
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Janine Krayer