Photographer Gordon Donovan captured photographs of a lioness cradling a baby springbok in Namibia. The springbok are natural prey for lions, but this particular lion adopted the little calf after her own cubs were killed by a rival lion. #animals#lion#springboks
American figure skater Mirai Nagasu in the women’s free skate component of the team figure skating competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. During her skate, Mirai landed a clean triple axel jump, making her the first U.S. skater to land the jump during an Olympic competition.
#DidYouKnow Today is the Chinese “Little New Year”, a lesser-known holiday that acts as a prelude to the Chinese Lunar New Year.
According to traditional folklore, the Kitchen God (depicted in this image) is the deity that protects the hearth and the family. Just before the lunar New Year, he returns to Heaven to report on the activities of each household to the Emperor of the Heavens. To encourage the Kitchen God to say good things about them, Chinese families make sacrifices of food.
Excited for #Pyeongchang2018 ? So are we! This photo was taken at the first Winter Olympics ever held, which took place in Chamonix, France in 1924. The three women in the photo won the gold, silver and bronze medal respectively in figure skating. How times have changed! #figureskating#vintagephotographs#winterolympics
Inspiration for your next Instagram post, perhaps? A group of people from Chenzhou, China decided to stage a creative photo shoot after a major snowfall in the city. #snowstorm#photoshoot#photooftheday
The moon seen from #Beijing during a total lunar eclipse that took place on Jan. 31. The total lunar eclipse occurred alongside a blue moon and a supermoon, leading to a rare event that some have dubbed the “super blue blood moon.