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Photo: People living along the Jamuna River in Bangladesh

Jamuna River Dwellers, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, March 15, 2012

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Front-yard floods are routine for fishermen and their families ...

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Photo: A rhinoceros on a hillside in South Africa

Rhinoceros, South Africa

Photo of the Day, March 14, 2012

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A rhinoceros stands on a hillside in KwaZulu­-Natal ...

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Photo: A canyoneer in Australia

Black Hole of Calcutta, Australia

Photo of the Day, March 13, 2012

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"It feels like being swallowed by the Earth," says ...

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Photo: A water-themed resort in Dubai

Water Resort, Dubai

Photo of the Day, March 12, 2012

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A huge water-themed resort rises on Dubai's coast ...

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Photo: An aerial view of the Snake River headwaters in Wyoming

Snake River, Wyoming

Photo of the Day, March 11, 2012

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Snake River Headwaters
Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming
387.5 ...

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Photo: A statue of King James in a palace outside of London

King James Statue, England

Photo of the Day, March 10, 2012

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A life-size statue of King James dominates the most ...

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Photo: A vividly colored hot spring in Africa’s Afar Depression

Hot Springs, East Africa

Photo of the Day, March 9, 2012

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Sulfur and algae turn hot springs into pools of ...

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Photo: A man sitting in his flooded home in Indonesia

High Tide, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, March 8, 2012

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As night falls and the tide rises on the ...

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Photo: Visitors to Yosemite National Park climb Olmsted Point

Boulders, Yosemite National Park

Photo of the Day, March 7, 2012

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Boulders perch randomly at Olmsted Point in Yosemite National ...

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Photo: A baby elephant at a nursery in Kenya

Baby Elephant and Keepers

Photo of the Day, March 6, 2012

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Dedicated keepers at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's ...

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Photo: Water rushing down Shadow Creek in the Ansel Adams Wilderness Area

Shadow Creek, California

Photo of the Day, March 5, 2012

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Melting snowpack sluices down Shadow Creek.

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Picture of horses grazing on the steppe of Mongolia

Horses, Mongolian Steppe

Photo of the Day, March 4, 2012

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An ocean of green, Mongolia is the most sparsely ...

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Photo: Bathers on the banks of the Esil River in Kazakhstan

Esil River, Kazakhstan

Photo of the Day, March 3, 2012

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The French Riviera it isn't, but Astana makes ...

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Photo: White Pocket, a geological formation in Arizona

White Pocket, Arizona

Photo of the Day, March 2, 2012

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Miniature lakes reflect the sky in White Pocket, one ...

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Photo: An abandoned oil tanker in the Persian Gulf

Oil Tanker, Persian Gulf

Photo of the Day, March 1, 2012

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A relic of the Iran-Iraq war, this oil tanker ...

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Photo: A crab-eating macaque bears its teeth

Crab-Eating Macaque

Photo of the Day, February 29, 2012

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

As a humanitarian bush pilot flying in northeast Kalimantan, Indonesia, on ...

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 Photo: A gaucho surveying his land in southern Patagonia

Gaucho, Patagonia

Photo of the Day, February 28, 2012

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This picture was taken at Estancia El Condor, a ranch in ...

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Photo: A trio of cheetah cubs in South Africa

Cheetah Cubs, South Africa

Photo of the Day, February 27, 2012

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As three cheetah cubs at Phinda Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal ...

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Picture of two adult elephants and a baby elephant in Namibia

Elephant Trio, Namibia

Photo of the Day, February 26, 2012

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Two adult elephants and a baby are at a waterhole in ...

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Photo: A peacock tree frog in the rain

Peacock Tree Frog

Photo of the Day, February 25, 2012

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A female peacock tree frog sitting in the rain at night ...

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Photo: A lynx in Canada’s Yukon Territory

Canadian Lynx, Yukon Territory

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2012

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A Canadian lynx is seen in the Ogilvie Mountains (Yukon Territory ...

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Picture of a herd of cattle in India

Cows, India

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2012

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I shot this calf on the road in 2011 on the ...

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Photo: A chameleon standing on a door latch

Chameleon, India

Photo of the Day, February 22, 2012

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I shot this in Hyderabad, India. I was lucky the chameleon ...

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Photo: A pride of lions in the Serengeti

Lion Pride, Serengeti

Photo of the Day, February 21, 2012

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A pride of lions behaves naturally for the camera—a remote-controlled ...

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Photo: An adult emperor penguin taking care of younger penguins in Antarctica

Emperor Penguins, Antarctica

Photo of the Day, February 20, 2012

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An adult emperor penguin in Antarctica takes care of the young ...

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Photo: A herd of giraffes in Kenya

Giraffes, Kenya

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2012

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Giraffes are pictured at dawn in Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve ...

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 Photo: A Hmong child riding a water buffalo in Vietnam

Child and Water Buffalo, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, February 18, 2012

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A young Hmong girl rides a water buffalo in Sa Pa ...

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Photo: A close-up of ducklings

Ducklings

Photo of the Day, February 17, 2012

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This is a picture of our newly born baby ducks. They ...

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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.

(This photo and ...

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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

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

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

(This photo and caption ...

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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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