Patagonia Turf War

Category: Spontaneous Moments


Photo and caption by Bill Thornton

Photographed in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile, Patagonia this guanaco rears up on its hind legs, tongue out, bleating at a nearby male that threatens to encroach on its turf. It's Fall in the Southern Hemisphere and this dominant male protects his herd of females.

Location: Torres del Paine Chile Patagonia


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