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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: Iceland landscape

Lagoon, Iceland

Photo of the Day, December 14, 2010

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I travelled around Iceland for two weeks with my ...

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Photo: Kite surfer

Kite Surfer, South Africa

Photo of the Day, December 13, 2010

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Kite surfers riding the wind, Table View, Cape Town ...

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Photo: Storm clouds over a cornfield

Storm Clouds, Utah

Photo of the Day, December 12, 2010

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Storm clouds move in over a Utah cornfield at ...

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Photo: Colorful umbrellas

Colorful Umbrellas, Laos

Photo of the Day, December 11, 2010

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This photo was taken in Luang Prabang, Laos.

(This ...

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Photo: Surfer on a South African beach

Surfer, South Africa

Photo of the Day, December 10, 2010

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This photo was taken in Elandsbaai, South Africa. This ...

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Photo: Death Valley salt bed

Badwater Basin, Death Valley

Photo of the Day, December 9, 2010

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This was taken in Death Valley at a location ...

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Photo: Festival goers

Dragon Boat Festival, China

Photo of the Day, December 8, 2010

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The Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional cultural event ...

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Photo: Hiker in Point Reyes, California

Point Reyes, California

Photo of the Day, December 7, 2010

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Point Reyes, California, near the top of the cliff ...

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Photo: Tourists in an ancient city

Megiddo

Photo of the Day, December 6, 2010

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Tourists explore Megiddo, an ancient city north of Jerusalem ...

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Photo: Snorkeler and fish in Thailand

Snorkeler, Thailand

Photo of the Day, December 5, 2010

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I headed out to Thailand from Los Angeles for ...

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Photo: Perth sand dunes

Sand Dunes, Australia

Photo of the Day, December 4, 2010

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The east of Lancelin town is bordered by endless ...

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Photo: Kayakers near a rock formation

Kayakers, Land’s End

Photo of the Day, December 3, 2010

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Kayakers navigate the waters around Land’s End in ...

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Photo: Twilight in Santorini

Santorini, Greece

Photo of the Day, December 2, 2010

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I went to Santorini toward the end of the ...

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Photo: Storm clouds over a bay

Storm Clouds, Nushagak Bay

Photo of the Day, December 1, 2010

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Storm clouds gather over Nushagak Bay, where a tempest ...

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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.

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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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