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Photo of the Day : Animals

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Photo: A cheetah resting on a lion farm

Cheetah, South Africa

Photo of the Day, July 29, 2011

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Enjoying the attention, the cheetah Juba stretches out in the grass ...

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Photo: Blue heeler dog and horse in Mexico

Blue Heeler, San Miguel de Allende

Photo of the Day, July 28, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

I grabbed this shot of a blue heeler dog in San ...

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Photo: A silhouette of a stag beetle at sunset

Stag Beetle, Sumatra

Photo of the Day, July 27, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

I found this stag beetle (Cyclommatus elaphus) as the sun was ...

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Photo: A bear standing in a forest

Kermode Bear, British Columbia

Photo of the Day, July 26, 2011

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In a forest dominated by second-growth trees, a young bear settles ...

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Photo: A langur monkey poised to jump from a rock

Leaping Langur, India

Photo of the Day, July 25, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

India’s leaping langurs can be holy, helpful, or even pesky ...

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Photo: A detail of a dolphin tail

Dolphin, Turkey

Photo of the Day, July 24, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Photo taken during dolphin therapy, Turkey

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Photo: Eastern gray kangaroos silhouetted against the sunset

Eastern Gray Kangaroos, Australia

Photo of the Day, July 23, 2011

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These are wild eastern gray kangaroos shot on the west coast ...

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Photo: A close up of a parrot

Parrot, Manila

Photo of the Day, July 22, 2011

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I took this picture of a parrot in the Manila Zoological ...

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Photo: A deer standing in a pool of water

Deer, Japan

Photo of the Day, July 21, 2011

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Deer in Nara, Japan, are revered as holy messengers of God ...

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Photo: Sandgrouse at a watering hole

Sandgrouse, Namibia

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2011

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A water hole in NamibRand Nature Reserve teems with birds such ...

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Photo: Zebras grazing in a field of flowers

Zebras, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, July 19, 2011

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This was taken in June in the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania ...

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Photo: A close up of the mouth of a parrotfish

Parrotfish, Great Barrier Reef

Photo of the Day, July 18, 2011

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The clownish grin of a bridled parrotfish reveals its power tools ...

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Photo: A man riding a horse on a beach in Bangladesh

Horseback Rider, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, July 17, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

In the sea beach of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, there ...

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Photo: A gecko poking its head out between ridges of a palm leaf

Gecko and Palm Frond

Photo of the Day, July 16, 2011

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A small gecko pokes his head out from between the ridges ...

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Photo: A close-up of a giraffe in Mexico

Giraffe, Mexico

Photo of the Day, July 15, 2011

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This is Lupe, a beautiful giraffe at the Wameru Zoo in ...

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Photo: A herd of elephants in Kenya

Elephants, Kenya

Photo of the Day, July 14, 2011

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Our third day in Amboseli National Park in Kenya and serendipity ...

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Photo: A polar bear investigates a whale bone in Svalbard

Polar Bear With Whale Bone

Photo of the Day, July 13, 2011

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Ashore on Svalbard, a male polar bear investigates a whale's ...

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Photo: A cactus bee pollinating a flower

Cactus Bee, Arizona

Photo of the Day, July 12, 2011

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A cactus bee (Diadasia sp.) pollinates a barrel cactus in Tucson ...

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Photo: A caiman surrounded by turtles

Caiman and Turtles, Guatemala

Photo of the Day, July 11, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

A caiman rescued by the ARCAS organization in Guatemala gets the ...

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Photo: A seagull at a marina

Seagull and Boats

Photo of the Day, July 10, 2011

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Walking the line

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Photo: A blacktip reef shark swimming among fish

Blacktip Reef Shark, Maldives

Photo of the Day, July 9, 2011

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Smaller fish keep their distance when a blacktip reef shark swims ...

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Photo: Lions lounging in an acacia tree

Lions, Kenya

Photo of the Day, July 8, 2011

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Taken in June this year during a game drive at Nakuru ...

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Photo: A baby wildebeest in Tanzania

Wildebeest, Serengeti

Photo of the Day, July 7, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

On a recent safari in the Serengeti of Tanzania, I captured ...

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Photo: Baboons in a New York City zoo

Baboons, Prospect Park Zoo

Photo of the Day, July 6, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

This photo was taken at the Prospect Park Zoo in New ...

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Photo: Close up of a Sally Lightfoot crab

Sally Lightfoot Crab, Galápagos Islands

Photo of the Day, July 5, 2011

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In the Galápagos Islands, I tried capturing the brilliant colors ...

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Photo: A herd of springbok

Springbok, Namibia

Photo of the Day, July 4, 2011

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A herd of springbok bounds across Sperrgebiet National Park, 5.4 ...

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Photo: A blue-tongued lizard

Blue-Tongued Lizard, Australia

Photo of the Day, July 3, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Australian blue-tongued lizards are widespread over our great country. This particular ...

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Photo: A grizzly bear with her cub in the snow

Grizzly Bear and Cub

Photo of the Day, July 2, 2011

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Yellowstone! Had the pleasure of observing this grizzly sow and her ...

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Photo: Horses in Snowdonia National Park, Wales

Horses, Wales

Photo of the Day, July 1, 2011

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This photograph was taken near Pitt's Head in Snowdonia National ...

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Photo: A close-up of an elephant

Elephant, South Africa

Photo of the Day, June 30, 2011

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I took this photo on a job in South Africa ...

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Photo: Dogs pulling a sled in Norway

Dog Sled, Norway

Photo of the Day, June 25, 2011

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A dog sledge at Spitsbergen

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Photo: A breed of cattle with long, shaggy hair photographed in the Scottish Highlands

Highland Cattle, Scotland

Photo of the Day, June 21, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

While hiking in Scotland we encountered an ancient breed of ...

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Photo: A leopard standing on a fallen tree

Leopard, South Africa

Photo of the Day, June 6, 2011

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A dew-bathed juvenile leopard takes a peaceful moment atop a ...

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Photo: A close-up of a tiger in Thailand

Tiger, Chiang Mai

Photo of the Day, June 2, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Traveler Contest Images

I will never forget the opportunity I had to be ...

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Photo: A Namaqua chameleon casts a shadow on the sand

Namaqua Chameleon, Namibia

Photo of the Day, May 25, 2011

The markings of a Namaqua chameleon match the sand in Namibia's Sperrgebiet National Park, confusing predators.

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Photo: Oxpecker bird and zebra

Oxpecker and Zebra, South Africa

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2011

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos

I took this picture on a gray and rainy ...

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