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Photo: Pig and piglet, Africa

Pig and Piglet, Africa

Photo of the Day, February 3, 2009

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The piglet is one day old and crippled. The mother had ...

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American alligator adjusting the egges in her nest.

Alligator, Florida Everglades

Photo of the Day, January 30, 2009

Despite 70-odd teeth and a notoriously nasty bite, a female alligator in Florida's Everglades National Park demonstrates a delicate ...

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Photo: Four intertwined reddish worms

Velvet Worms, Hamburg, Germany

Photo of the Day, January 28, 2009

These intertwined velvet worms, or onychophorans, are living fossils, holdovers of the Cambrian explosion of life-forms that occurred about 530 ...

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Photo: Panda yawning in a zoo

Panda Yawning, Kunming, China

Photo of the Day, January 24, 2009

A giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) yawns in its enclosure at the Yuantong Zoo in Kunming, China. Wild pandas live only ...

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Two bubble eye goldfish stare outside their aquarium.

Bubble Eye Goldfish, United States

Photo of the Day, January 19, 2009

Oriental apparition, the extraordinary bubble eye wears marble-size, fluid-filled eye sacs like water wings. The breed is only one in ...

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Stately American bison (Bison bison) graze beneath gold-lined clouds.  Establis hed in 1905, the refuge now shelters 625 bison.

Grazing Bison, Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma

Photo of the Day, January 18, 2009

Stately American bison graze beneath gold-lined clouds in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. Established in 1905, the refuge ...

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Photo: African lioness snarling in tree

Lion in Tree, Zambezi River, Zambia

Photo of the Day, January 15, 2009

A female lion claims her spot in a tree near the Zambezi River in Zambia. Female lions are the primary ...

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Photo: Mandrill reaches for camera

Mandrill, Central Africa

Photo of the Day, January 12, 2009

A mandrill, tethered on a rope in central Africa, reaches for the camera. These colorful primates are threatened. They are ...

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Tree Frog Tadpoles, Costa Rica

Photo of the Day, January 4, 2009

Within days of being deposited on a leaf overhanging a stream, tree frog eggs grow into recognizable tadpoles. Bulbous yolk ...

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