Everyone in this world knows that life consists of struggles and fleeting peaceful moments that can change our lives. Take a look at these photos — no matter who’s depicted in them, whether it be crocodiles, swans, lions, or people — they’re full of energy, pain, happiness, rage, and incredible beauty.
Apegeo invites you to look at the best National Geographic pictures of 2018.
19. A cheetah chasing a baby gazelle — and don’t worry, they were just playing and the cheetah let the baby go!
18. A crocodile hunting wildebeests
17. A fisherman saving a boy from drowning
15. Paris students protesting against education reform
14. People traveling on the roof an overcrowded train to celebrate a religious holiday with their families
13. Basketball courts in China
12. An elephant wading through crocodile infested waters