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Photo of the Day : Animals

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Photo: Herd of white-eared kob

White-Eared Kob, Sudan

Photo of the Day, February 9, 2011

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Thousands of white-eared kob race in the shadow of a Wildlife ...

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Photo: Horse running near mountains

Horse

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2011

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Running after the horse to capture this photo

(This photo and ...

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Photo: Buffalo in muddy water

Buffalo, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, February 7, 2011

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This buffalo was cooling down in a puddle of muddy water ...

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Photo: Snail on a green leaf

Snail

Photo of the Day, February 6, 2011

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This is a simple but meaningful picture. It's a symbol ...

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Photo: Common tern chick

Common Tern Chick

Photo of the Day, February 5, 2011

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Kiwi, the common tern chick, waits to be fed. His sister ...

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Photo: Monkeys cleaning each other

Monkeys, Macritchie Reservoir

Photo of the Day, February 4, 2011

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This is a family of monkeys that I came across during ...

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Photo: Decorated elephant

Elephant Festival, India

Photo of the Day, February 3, 2011

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The Elephant Festival is one of the most popular festivals in ...

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Photo: Lizard on a rock

Lizard, Zion National Park

Photo of the Day, February 2, 2011

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A lizard at Zion National Park seeking the warm morning sun ...

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Photo: Alaska king crab

Alaska King Crab

Photo of the Day, February 1, 2011

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Underneath the ice, spikes meet spikes as an Alaska king crab ...

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Photo: Geese taking off at sunrise in New Mexico

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico

Photo of the Day, January 26, 2011

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This was taken in December 2010 during my first trip to ...

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Photo: Timber wolves licking each other

Timber Wolves

Photo of the Day, January 13, 2011

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The secret behaviors of the timber wolves revealed in this photograph ...

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Photo: Little owl at dusk

Little Owl, Spain

Photo of the Day, January 9, 2011

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A little owl (Athene noctua) at dusk, a day in the ...

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Photo: Bumblebee near flowers

Bumblebee

Photo of the Day, January 6, 2011

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I was trying to frame this bumblebee for a long time ...

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Photo: Yellow bird building a nest

Southern Masked Weaver

Photo of the Day, January 1, 2011

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It was a priceless opportunity to watch these amazing builders constructing ...

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Photo: Polar bear leaning on a large ship

Polar Bear, Norway

Photo of the Day, December 15, 2010

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A curious female polar bear approaches the Lindblad Expeditions ...

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Photo: Green praying mantis

Praying Mantis, Virginia

Photo of the Day, November 30, 2010

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A praying mantis spreads its wings.



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Photo: Anemones and soft corals

Anemones and Soft Corals

Photo of the Day, November 29, 2010

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Vibrant anemones and soft corals are part of the ecosystem in ...

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Photo: Lioness yawning

Lioness, Kenya

Photo of the Day, November 28, 2010

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A lioness lets out a mighty yawn to shake away the ...

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Photo: Herd of bighorn sheep

Bighorn Sheep

Photo of the Day, November 27, 2010

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Bighorn sheep react to a coyote in the Lamar Valley in ...

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Photo: Brown bear near mountains

Brown Bear

Photo of the Day, November 26, 2010

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The awe-inspiring brown bear lives in the forests and mountains of ...

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Photo: Blue-footed booby in flight

Blue-Footed Booby, Galápagos Islands

Photo of the Day, November 25, 2010

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A blue-footed booby flies over the water near the Galápagos Islands ...

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Photo: Turtles at night

Turtles

Photo of the Day, November 24, 2010

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Turtle hatchlings make their way across a beach at night.

(This ...

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Photo: Cheetah in tall grass at sunset

Cheetah, Botswana

Photo of the Day, November 23, 2010

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A cheetah stands in the grass at sunset.

Big Cats Initiative ...

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Photo: Flamingo in flight

Flamingos, Kenya

Photo of the Day, November 22, 2010

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A flamingo is captured in flight at Lake Nakura National Park ...

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Photo: Close view of a bison

Bison, Kansas

Photo of the Day, November 21, 2010

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The Maxwell Game Preserve near Canton, Kansas, supports a herd ...

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Photo: Red crabs

Red Crabs, Christmas Island

Photo of the Day, November 20, 2010

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Cued by monsoon rains, 65 million land crabs on Australia ...

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Photo: Rockhopper penguins

Rockhopper Penguins, Argentina

Photo of the Day, November 19, 2010

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Rockhopper penguins such as these on Argentina’s Peninsula Valdes ...

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Photo: Wildebeests jumping into water

Wildebeests, Kenya

Photo of the Day, November 18, 2010

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The wildebeest migration is considered one of the greatest wildlife ...

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Photo: Great white shark underwater

Great White Shark

Photo of the Day, November 17, 2010

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Great white sharks may well be the planet’s most ...

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Photo: Colony of black-browed albatrosses

Black-Browed Albatrosses, Falkland Islands

Photo of the Day, November 16, 2010

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After wintering as far from the Falklands as South Africa ...

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Photo: Bats flying out of a cave

Mexican Free-Tailed Bats, Texas

Photo of the Day, November 15, 2010

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Mexican free-tailed bats spiral out of Eckert James River Bat ...

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Photo: Whale shark swimming underwater

Whale Shark, Australia

Photo of the Day, November 14, 2010

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Huge, docile whale sharks live in oceans around the world ...

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Photo: Elephant seals and king penguins on a beach

Elephant Seals and King Penguins

Photo of the Day, November 13, 2010

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Giant petrels patrol the beach at St. Andrews Bay, thronged ...

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Photo: Group of elephants

Samburu Elephants, Kenya

Photo of the Day, November 12, 2010

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An elephant group is on the move in Samburu National ...

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Photo: Aerial view of a flock of flamingos

Flamingos, Yucatán Peninsula

Photo of the Day, November 11, 2010

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A shifting flock of flamingos assumes a whimsical shape in ...

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Photo: Jellyfish

Jellyfish, Palau

Photo of the Day, November 10, 2010

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Each day five million jellyfish glide across the surface of ...

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