All Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., including the National Zoo, and in New York City continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
An emperor penguin chick peeks between its two parents after begging them for food in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica. This image was selected out of more than 20,000 photo entries from nature photographers in 50 countries and displayed in the “Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice
International Awards” exhibition on view at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History through April 20, 2015. © Thomas Kokta / Nature’s Best Photography Awards