21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

It happened during the transition of the zebras and antelopes through the Mara. Everything was calm, when suddenly, already 20 meters from the shore, one zebra literally soared in the air. There was a crocodile hiding under its way. In this shot - all life in an instant and a clear boundary between it and death. The zebra landed on the head of a ragged crocodile and escaped safely...

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Kenya
Camera: Canon EOS R5
Copyright: © Alexander Perov