19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Portrait of a Barasingha

While journeying through Kanha National Park, I watched this male barasingha try to snag the attention of a female. He did this by showing off the vegetation he scooped from the ground onto his antlers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Near Mandla, India
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Nathan Myhrvold