21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Drone/Aerial
Swimming across the desert

Two wild yaks are walking in the highest altitude desert in the world - the Kumukuli Desert. They are not desert species, and I don't know what drove them into the desert. They look laborious and difficult. Only here can the world capture such unique images.

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Date Taken: 09.2023
Date Uploaded: 10.2023
Photo Location: China
Copyright: © Lei Gao