15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Newly mated zebra pair sharing an intimate moment

This is a photo of two zebras at the Cleveland Zoo. They were brought together to be a mating couple but in three weeks had never shown much attention to each other. According to the zookeeper, this is the couple's first moment of intimacy- a kiss.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Camera: DSC-H300
Copyright: © Stephen Fallis