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Top Shot: Human Insects | Photograph by Carlos Lopes (@carloslopes.fr)
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#YourShotPhotographer Carlos Lopes made this aerial photograph of boaters at a lake in Estonia. Your Shot Producer David Y. Lee writes, “Hahahaha — these boats do looks like insects, or amoebas. And that amuses me. Great decision to shoot this scene from above, from really, really high above.” This photo was selected for May 23, 2018 Daily Dozen.

Top Shot features the photo with the most votes from the previous day’s Daily Dozen, 12 photos chosen by the Your Shot editors from thousands of recent uploads. Our community votes for their favorite photo from the selection, and the Top Shot is showcased on the @natgeoyourshot Instagram account.


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@natgeo @stevewinterphoto @africanparksnetwork

I just returned from the amazing, Zakouma National Park in Chad, one of the many parks run by the groundbreaking conservation group African Parks in partnership with the Chadian government and the local communities. @africanparksnetwork

Black Rhinos are back - having “disappeared” from Chad due to poaching in 1972 but now 6 black rhinos have been successfully moved cross continent from South Africa to Zakouma. Here is Harry in his boma at night. All six rhinos are happy and healthy!
In this historic move to aid in the long-term survival of this endangered and heavily threatened species, six black rhinos are being reintroduced bringing this animal back to the country for the first time in over four decades. The translocation is an extraordinary cross-collaboration between the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, the Government of the Republic of Chad, as well as African Parks and South African National Park (SANParks). This is a hopeful story about the revival of a highly threatened species, as well as the trajectory of Zakouma - a park that was once ravaged by poaching and insecurity but has been transformed into a secure and flourishing park since 2010. This international conservation initiative is unprecedented and saw these black rhinos being flown over 3,000 miles to the well-protected Zakouma National Park, managed by African Parks since 2010 in partnership with the Government of Chad. overhauling law enforcement and working closely with the local communities to protect the park. Without the support of local communities this would not work. Local people are the anti-poaching patrols.

They have jobs in other parts of the park including tourism and management. This is truly a remarkable effort to repopulate and protect African Parks.

@AfricanParksNetwork @natgeo @stevewinterphoto

@Zakouma_National_Park


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Photo by @amivitale. Giraffe keeper Lekupania and two orphaned giraffes whose lives he saved at Sarara Camp (@sararacamp) in northern Kenya. The giraffes come back to Sarara, which sits on the 850,000-acre Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy and is owned by the Samburu community, every morning to check in with Lekupania. Twigs, the oldest giraffe, was found upside down and stuck in an erosion gully and immediately rescued by the community. Both giraffes have been successfully introduced back into the wild. Current estimates are that giraffe populations across Africa have dropped 40 percent, plummeting from 140,000 in the late 1990s to around 85,000 today. To learn more about incredible conservation efforts in the area, follow and come visit Sarara Camp (@sararacamp) and nearby Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e). And follow @amivitale for more stories from around the world.
@nrt_kenya @conservationorg @nature_africa @natgeo @natgeocreative #NRTKenya #natgeolodges #kenya #magicalkenya #africa #conservation #animals #magical #beauty #safari #wildlife #climatechange #conservation #natureisspeaking #savetheplanet #photooftheday #photojournalism #amivitale


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#FotoDelDía | En Nizip, Turquía, un fabricante apila barras del tradicional jabón de aceite de oliva. El fotógrafo de Yout Shot, Metin Burak Kınacılar, logra esta foto colocando su cámara en el fondo de la torre y controlándola desde su teléfono para hacer los ajustes necesarios.
📸: Metin Kinacilar
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Santorini - Greece ✨🌺🌺🌺✨ Picture by ✨✨@christinatouloumtzidou✨✨
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#wonderful_places for a feature 🌺


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Quality time in California w/ @vacheronconstantin to check out the new overseas collection 😍⌚️🥂🎈

Swipe through for sophisticated timepieces, a sunrise balloon ride, dinner at the French Laundry & the prettiest horse I’ve ever seen #VCOverseas #VacheronConstantin


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Photo by @mr.wgnr
Marcus Wagner (@mr.wgnr) got lost (literally) with a friend in an industrial neighborhood. “#WHPgetlost could be my personal theme — I’m always trying to find lost places, hideaways and strange locations.”


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Photo by @michaelnicknichols: An adult male lion during an afternoon rain shower in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. #lions #wildlife #Serengeti


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#𝔽𝕆𝕃𝕃𝕆𝕎𝕄𝔼𝕋𝕆 𝕆ℝ𝕀𝔾𝕀ℕ𝔸𝕃𝕊
Saint-Petersburg Catherine Palace is definitely worth visiting if anyone comes to Russia. This amazing palace was bombed during the World War 2. Its famous Amber Room was dismantled and eventually disappeared during the war. Before it’s loss it was thought to be an “Eights Wonder of the World”. We were super lucky to have this place just for us for this photo as usually it is packed with people.
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❝¿¿What is your choice of the Eights Wonder !? ❞
❍❍❍❍❍❍❍❍❍❍❍ #следуйзамной в Екатерининский дворец. Этот невероятный дворец в Царском селе был сильно разрушен во время одной из бомбардировок. Во время Великой Отечественной войны дворец оказался на оккупированных территориях и его знаменитая Янтарная комната была вывезена немецкими войсками. Считалось, что Янтарная комната - это “восьмое чудо света” Нам невероятно повезло сфотографировать кадр без людей. ❍❍❍❍❍❍❍❍❍❍❍
❝¿¿Что для вас Восьмое чудо света !? ❞
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