is a Shark a mammal or fish? That is the question that is perhaps most commonly asked when talking about sharks. Since sharks give birth to pups, and a few species lay eggs, the common consensus is that sharks are mammals.
Elena Shumilova is a brilliant Russian photographer, who gets her inspiration for her amazing photos from the everyday lives of her two little children, Yaroslav and Vanya, and the domestic animals they live with in the gorgeous outskirts of Andreapol, Russia. In her photography, the artist evokes long-forgotten magical realism, striking the viewer with the beauty in simple and precious things like human and animal friendship, a warm embrace, or just actually living in the moment.
A Black Drongo selected a perch near water body, takes off from perch when an insect sighted on water surface, skims through water surface and back to perch. (Photo and caption by Vinayak Parmar / National Geographic Photo Contest)