16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Crossing at the Mara River

The night before we noticed a huge amount of wildebeest gathering. We decided to rise very early be there before sunrise with the hope they would start crossing with perfect light conditions. And so they did.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Mara River, Arusha, Tanzania
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © pim volkers