Photo of the Day 18 October 2008

Grazing Eland, Drakensberg Range, South Africa, 2001
Photograph by Kenneth Garrett
The rich foliage, roots, and bulbs on the slopes of South Africa's Drakensberg Range attract a wide variety of mammals, including eland, the world's largest antelope species. Logging, overgrazing, and soil erosion, however, threaten this critical African habitat.