21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
How a Giraffe Sips Water

In the middle of the night, a large male giraffe bends his body in an almost balletic pose, to gingerly sip water at a watering hole in Kenya.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Shompole Wilderness, Kenya
Camera: X2D 100C
Copyright: © sheridan wright
Awards
Photo of the Day: 06.21.24