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Photo: A pair of zebras in Africa

Zebras, Zambia

Photo of the Day, February 16, 2012

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A three-week-old zebra plays with an older zebra.

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Photo: A pair of puffins on an island in Maine

Puffins, Maine

Photo of the Day, February 15, 2012

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Puffins interact on Machias Seal Island off the coast of Maine ...

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Photo: A young mountain gorilla and its mother in Africa

Mountain Gorillas, Africa

Photo of the Day, February 14, 2012

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Alert to human visitors, a young mountain gorilla and its mother ...

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Photo: A pair of foxes in a New Jersey state park

Foxes, New Jersey

Photo of the Day, February 13, 2012

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This photo was taken in Island Beach State Park, New Jersey ...

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Photo: A flock of cattle egrets in India

Cattle Egrets, India

Photo of the Day, February 12, 2012

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We saw a lot of cattle egrets in a dried paddy ...

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Photo: A man leading his camels through the desert in Mali

Caravanner and Camels, Mali

Photo of the Day, February 11, 2012

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A caravanner of mixed Tuareg and Arab descent leads his camels ...

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Picture of a squirrel in a snowstorm

Squirrel in Snow

Photo of the Day, February 10, 2012

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Photographed during a snowstorm in New Jersey

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Photo: An anhinga with a fish in the Everglades

Anhinga, Everglades National Park

Photo of the Day, February 9, 2012

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This photo was taken on the Anhinga Trail, Everglades National Park ...

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Photo: A close-up of a crabeater seal in Antarctica

Crabeater Seal, Antarctica

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2012

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A cute crabeater seal peeked out at us from behind a ...

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Photo: Elephants in the Serengeti

Elephants, Serengeti

Photo of the Day, February 7, 2012

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Elephants roam the Serengeti under a stormy sky in this photo ...

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Picture of a pair of tigers at a watering hole in India

Tigers, India

Photo of the Day, February 6, 2012

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Meet Smasher—the male in the background. That's the name ...

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 Photo: A foot-long crayfish swims in a canyon in Australia.

Crayfish, Australia

Photo of the Day, February 5, 2012

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A foot-long crayfish dodges a hiker fording a stream in Australia ...

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Photo: A herd of springboks in the Kalahari

Springboks, South Africa

Photo of the Day, February 4, 2012

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The golden light at dusk and dawn in the Kalahari is ...

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Picture of a gray wolf at Wolf Haven International in Washington State

Gray Wolf, Washington

Photo of the Day, February 3, 2012

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A gray wolf rests at Wolf Haven International, a wolf sanctuary ...

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Photo: A man swimming with a whale shark in New Guinea

Whale Shark, New Guinea

Photo of the Day, February 2, 2012

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"Suddenly he just jumped in!" says photographer Michael Aw. Sarmin Tangadji ...

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Photo: A snowy owl in the snow

Snowy Owl

Photo of the Day, February 1, 2012

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This snowy owl was captured during a snowstorm. Unlike most owls ...

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Photo: A mountain town in Italy enshrouded in fog

Asiago Plateau, Italy

Photo of the Day, January 31, 2012

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The small town where I live (Asiago plateau, Italy) is shrouded ...

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Photo: A young Sami herder and his dog in Scandinavia

Sami Herder, Scandinavia

Photo of the Day, January 30, 2012

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Johan Kuhmunen, with his dog Cammu, lives in Sweden, but the ...

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Photo: Caravans arriving at Lake Asele

Caravans, Ethiopia

Photo of the Day, January 29, 2012

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Evoking a scene from biblical times, caravans arrive at the salt ...

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Photo: A boat on Dal Lake in India

Dal Lake, India

Photo of the Day, January 28, 2012

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A lone shikara boat slices through the peace and tranquility of ...

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Photo: A cave wall stenciled with handprints

Cave Painting, Papua New Guinea

Photo of the Day, January 27, 2012

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For generations people in the region have marked cave walls with ...

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Photo: A climber scaling a rock in England's Peak District

Rock Climber, Peak District

Photo of the Day, January 26, 2012

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A man climbs at sunset in Peak District National Park, England ...

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Photo: A woman with her bicycle in Suzhou, China

Cyclist, China

Photo of the Day, January 25, 2012

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Walking along one of the many canals in the ancient city ...

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 Photo: The Navajo Bridge crossing the Colorado River in Arizona

Vermilion Cliffs, Arizona

Photo of the Day, January 24, 2012

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Against the soaring backdrop of Arizona's Vermilion Cliffs, the 1929 ...

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Photo: A view of a city square in Astana, Kazakhstan

Astana, Kazakhstan

Photo of the Day, January 23, 2012

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Floral flourishes decorate Nurzhol Boulevard, or "Radiant Path."

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Photo: A buffalo race in India

Buffalo Race, India

Photo of the Day, January 22, 2012

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Kambala is a simple sport played in parts of Karnataka, India ...

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Photo: An aerial of Lake Assal in Djibouti

Lake Assal, Djibouti

Photo of the Day, January 21, 2012

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Djibouti's Lake Assal is one of the world's saltiest ...

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Photo: A herd of reindeer at night in Scandinavia

Reindeer, Scandinavia

Photo of the Day, January 20, 2012

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On a moonlit night, herders bring the reindeer into temporary tarp-enclosed ...

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Photo: A couple walks along a riverbank in Belgrade

Riverbank, Belgrade

Photo of the Day, January 19, 2012

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Overhead snapshot of the Belgrade riverbank—summer love, I guess!

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Picture of elephants in Queen Elizabeth Park in Uganda

Elephants, Uganda

Photo of the Day, January 18, 2012

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Elephants have miles of unbroken savanna to roam inside Uganda's ...

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Picture of Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls

Photo of the Day, January 17, 2012

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Aerial view of Iguazu Falls, Brazil-Argentina border

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Picture of a person looking up at a starry sky in Africa

Stargazer, Lake Malawi

Photo of the Day, January 16, 2012

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Lake Malawi, Africa. A stargazer looks into the endless cosmos as ...

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Photo: Horses in the snow in Iceland

Horses, Iceland

Photo of the Day, January 15, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

Icelandic horses are out all year, even through the winter. I ...

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Photo: A farmer walking along rice terraces in China

Rice Terraces, China

Photo of the Day, January 14, 2012

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A farmer is beginning his day, walking along the rice terraces ...

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Photo: Rice paddies in Bangladesh

Bandarban, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, January 13, 2012

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Golden fields in Bandarban, one of the hill districts in southeastern ...

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Photo: A service inside Westminster Abbey in London

Westminster Abbey, London

Photo of the Day, January 12, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

For a thousand years, music and ceremony have celebrated the Christian ...

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