22 Wildlife Landscapes Worth a Trip

Pack your bags and head to these epic destinations to soak in views of wildlife.

Feather freckled landscapes, surprising sea life encounters, and touching family moments are just a few of the wildlife photos entered into the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest. As the competition heats up, explore nature pictures that capture the unique beauty and intimate moments throughout the animal kingdom. 

LEAD IMAGE: This was shot on a boat ride to view flamingos wading in the saltwater flat in Celestun, Mexico.

PHOTOGRAPH AND CAPTION BY JONATHAN ROSS, 2018 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

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