Photo of the Day : Animals
Photo of the Day, April 5, 2014
"It was a warm day in spite of being early March, and I went out to photograph birds in Tokyo ...
Photo of the Day, March 25, 2014
British artist and photographer Hugh Turvey uses x-ray technology to create what he calls Xograms, a fusion of visible light ...
Photo of the Day, March 22, 2014
Young Galápagos sharks—found around tropical oceanic reefs worldwide—nose the camera in the lagoon of the Bassas da India ...
Photo of the Day, March 17, 2014
Roe deer, found throughout Europe, approach the edge of a forest in Bajzattanya, Hungary, near the village of Lónya on ...
A Movable Feast
Photo of the Day, March 15, 2014
A pollen-gilded bat (Phyllonycteris poeyi) emerging from a flower of the blue mahoe tree (Talipariti elatum) demonstrates the carrying capacity ...
Photo of the Day, March 10, 2014
Horses forever changed life on the Great Plains, and for Native Americans today, they endure as an emblem of tradition ...
Photo of the Day, March 7, 2014
“For the last three years, I have spent my summers conducting biodiversity surveys with a team of other biologists and ...
Photo of the Day, March 3, 2014
A voracious predator, the bluefin tuna feeds mainly on small fish, crustaceans, and squid. But it too is pursued relentlessly ...
Flight of the Flicker
Photo of the Day, February 25, 2014
A northern flicker flies from the nest it has chipped out of a tree at the edge of a small ...
Photo of the Day, February 20, 2014
"At the now abandoned Grytviken whaling station in South Georgia, this lone king penguin stood motionless for several hours, like ...
Photo of the Day, February 18, 2014
"I saw this herd of sheep while driving in the mountains outside the town of Al Bahah during a photography ...
The Elegance of the Egret
Photo of the Day, February 15, 2014
"I was driving through the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey on a foggy morning and noticed ...
Ahead of the Herd
Photo of the Day, February 7, 2014
"I've been working on a photographic survey, 'The Saami of Russia,' for 22 years (since 1991)," writes Your Shot ...
A Study in Pink
Photo of the Day, January 29, 2014
"We took off in a Cessna from a little dusty airstrip just beside Lake Turkana in northern Kenya," says Your ...
Here Be Dragons
Photo of the Day, January 28, 2014
An adult Komodo dragon hangs out near Indonesia's Komodo village. With people living inside the dragon-protecting Komodo National Park ...
Photo of the Day, January 26, 2014
“On a good day in the field, a birder might see a flock of birds,” writes photographer Réka Zsimon of ...
Photo of the Day, January 17, 2014
Having gorged on salmon to lay on fat for hibernation, a grizzly wears a coat of ice in Canada's ...
Bearing the Changes
Photo of the Day, January 7, 2014
"A polar bear peers up from beneath the melting sea ice on Hudson Bay as the setting midnight sun glows ...
Photo of the Day, January 5, 2014
Experts thought cougars rarely socialize, but F51, a female living near Grand Teton National Park, traveled and fed with another ...
See a roundup of reader favorites from March 2014, featuring a morning catch, a pollen-covered bat, a storybook corner of Dal Lake, and more.
See a roundup of reader favorites from February 2014, featuring billowing fishing nets, a horse in a magical wood, howling wolves, and more.