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Photo: A woman milking a mare

Kogershin Village, Kazakhstan

Photo of the Day, March 23, 2011

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A woman milks a mare in the village of ...

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Photo: Mural in the Paris Catacombs

Catacombs, Paris

Photo of the Day, March 22, 2011

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In a sandy chamber known as the "beach," a ...

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Photo: People dancing at a foam party

Foam Party, Crimean Peninsula

Photo of the Day, March 21, 2011

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A young crowd breaks loose at a foam party ...

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Photo: A pet miniature Vietnamese potbellied pig at home

Vietnamese Potbellied Pig, Minnesota

Photo of the Day, March 20, 2011

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Daisy Mae, a miniature Vietnamese potbellied pig, lounges like ...

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Photo: Herder with goats near Jerusalem

Herder, Israel

Photo of the Day, March 19, 2011

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A herder serenades his goats near Jerusalem, a few ...

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Photo: Artificial reef encrusted in tube sponges

Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico

Photo of the Day, March 18, 2011

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In the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in ...

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Photo: A stream running through a canyon

Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, Alaska

Photo of the Day, March 17, 2011

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In the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes a stream ...

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Photo: A Fourth of July fireworks display

Fireworks, New York City

Photo of the Day, March 16, 2011

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The unrenovated northern portion of the High Line turns ...

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Photo: Shrines to Shaolin monks

Pagoda Forest, China

Photo of the Day, March 15, 2011

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"Gained merit in battle" reads the epitaph of two ...

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Photo: A Dinka man with his cow

Dinka Cattle Camp, Sudan

Photo of the Day, March 14, 2011

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The connection between a Dinka man and his cow ...

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Photo: Diver exploring sunken ship off Florida coast

Sunken Ship, Key Largo

Photo of the Day, March 13, 2011

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Upholstered with luminous sponges and corals, the bridge of ...

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Photo: Kung fu students

Kung Fu Students, China

Photo of the Day, March 12, 2011

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Boys at the Tagou school limber up before practicing ...

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Photo: Ornate day gecko feeding on nectar

Ornate Day Gecko, Mauritius

Photo of the Day, March 11, 2011

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An ornate day gecko laps nectar from tree blossoms ...

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Photo: Yupik woman kissing salmon

Bristol Bay, Alaska

Photo of the Day, March 10, 2011

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"We love our fish!" says Ina Bouker, a Yupik ...

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Photo: Whooper swans in Hokkaido, Japan

Whooper Swans, Hokkaido

Photo of the Day, March 9, 2011

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Pale as moonlight, whoopers settle down for the night ...

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Photo: Explorers entering a cave in Vietnam

Hang En Cave, Vietnam

Photo of the Day, March 8, 2011

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Going underground, expedition members enter Hang En, a cave ...

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Photo: School of spadefish

Spadefish, Bonin Islands

Photo of the Day, March 7, 2011

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Hunting for morsels of plankton, a school of spadefish ...

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Photo: Diprotodon tracks

Diprotodon Tracks, Australia

Photo of the Day, March 6, 2011

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On a drying lake bed in Victoria, a farmer ...

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Photo: Crowded street in Kolkata, India

Street Scene, Kolkata

Photo of the Day, March 5, 2011

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Its steaming streets crammed with vendors, pedestrians, and iconic ...

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Photo: Chikuminuk Lake, Alaska

Chikuminuk Lake, Alaska

Photo of the Day, March 4, 2011

Chikuminuk Lake reflects the raw wilderness of 1.6-million-acre Wood-Tikchik State Park. One of the largest state parks in the ...

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Photo: Afghan women

Women, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, March 3, 2011

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“I saw two women on the side of the ...

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Photo: Mali teenager wearing high heels

Teenager, Timbuktu

Photo of the Day, March 2, 2011

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High heels and high hopes have become vogue among ...

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Photo: Fire Performance, Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame, Paris

Photo of the Day, March 1, 2011

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Sparks fly from a performance in front of Notre ...

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Photo: Japanese macaques bathing

Japanese Macaques, Nagano

Photo of the Day, February 28, 2011

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Japanese macaques, also known as snow monkeys, stay warm in the ...

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Photo: Lynx sitting on snow-covered rocks

Lynx

Photo of the Day, February 27, 2011

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A lynx sits on a snow-covered rock.

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Photo: Pig peering over a wall

Pig, Malawi

Photo of the Day, February 26, 2011

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The northern part of Malawi is known for the beauty of ...

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Photo: Honeybee near colorful flower

Honeybee, Kauai

Photo of the Day, February 25, 2011

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The perfume of the rare caper flower on Kauai tempts a ...

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Photo: Lone zebra wandering across a plain

Zebra, South Africa

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2011

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Lone zebra at dusk in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa

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Photo: Group of crows in flight

Crows

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2011

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A murder of crows in northern California

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Photo: Alaskan brown bear eating grass

Alaskan Brown Bear

Photo of the Day, February 22, 2011

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These wild Alaskan brown bears are a thing of beauty. But ...

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Photo: Steller’s sea-eagle in flight

Steller’s Sea-Eagle

Photo of the Day, February 21, 2011

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The keen eyes of a Steller's sea-eagle seek the flash ...

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Photo: German shorthaired pointer in tall grass

German Shorthaired Pointer

Photo of the Day, February 20, 2011

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A 17-week-old German shorthaired pointer puppy plays in the long dry ...

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Photo: Red squirrel in snow

Red Squirrel, Poland

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2011

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Red squirrel in the snow. Winter 2010 in Poland was long ...

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Photo: Green anemone underwater near Vancouver Island

Green Anemone, Vancouver Island

Photo of the Day, February 18, 2011

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Diving Browning Passage at the northern end of Vancouver Island, British ...

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Photo: Red jungle fowl

Red Jungle Fowl

Photo of the Day, February 17, 2011

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Wild red jungle fowl, progenitors of the modern chicken, crowd a ...

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Photo: Young fox

Fox, Washington

Photo of the Day, February 16, 2011

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Young fox seen near the path up to Paradise at Mount ...

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