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Photo: A group of climbers jump from Half Dome

BASE Jumping, Yosemite

Photo of the Day, May 9, 2011

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Leaping from Half Dome is illegal, but in Yosemite ...

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Photo: Cobblestone alley in France

Annecy, France

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2011

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A small street in Annecy, France, in late afternoon ...

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Photo: Hot air balloons floating over a valley

Hot Air Ballooning, Turkey

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2011

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The spectacular view from a hot air balloon at ...

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Photo: Coastal town of Yalta at twilight

Yalta

Photo of the Day, May 6, 2011

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Phosphorescent dusk settles over Yalta, a fashionable resort for ...

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Photo: Mud-splattered miner's face

Gold Miner, Mozambique

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2011

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The glowing hues of dusk bathe a mud-splattered gold ...

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Photo: Photographer in Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2011

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In the early morning of January 22, 2011, a ...

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Photo: Oxpecker bird and zebra

Oxpecker and Zebra, South Africa

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2011

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I took this picture on a gray and rainy ...

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Photo: Free climber

Yosemite Climber

Photo of the Day, May 2, 2011

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With no rope to save him, Dean Potter scales ...

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Photo: Image of the Brooklyn Bridge projected on a wall

Brooklyn Bridge

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2011

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A postcard view of the Brooklyn Bridge receives a ...

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Photo: Cloud-covered valley in Italy

Lago di Olginate, Italy

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2011

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A layer of low clouds covers the alpine valleys ...

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Photo: A viaduct in morning fog

Morning Fog, Canada

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2011

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The Lethbridge Viaduct is the largest railway structure in ...

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Photo: A cottonmouth snake showing its fangs

Cottonmouth, North Carolina

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2011

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While working as a field researcher for a biodiversity ...

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Photo: Kate Rutherford scaling a rock face next to Yosemite Falls

Freestone Climb, Yosemite Falls

Photo of the Day, April 27, 2011

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Kate Rutherford can't hear a thing while climbing ...

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Photo: A praying mantis waits for insects atop an Ochroma blossom.

Praying Mantis, Panama

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2011

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A praying mantis on high alert waits for insects ...

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Photo: A woman playing with her dog in the shadow of an oak tree

Oak Tree, Sweden

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2011

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My daughter Kina is playing with her dog Noppe ...

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Photo: Tannin-darkened waters of Rio Negro flowing across the sand on the coast of Brazil

Rio Negro, Brazil

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2011

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Water dark with tannin inspired the name Rio Negro ...

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Photo: Woman standing at the edge of Badab Sourt Spring

Badab Sourt Spring, Iran

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2011

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Main spring in Badab Sourt in winter time. Badab ...

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Photo: El Capitan reflected in the Merced River

El Capitan, Yosemite National Park

Photo of the Day, April 22, 2011

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This is a photograph of the reflection of El ...

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Photo: Sunset at Point of the Arches

Point of the Arches, Olympic National Park

Photo of the Day, April 21, 2011

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A winter sunset at Point of the Arches in ...

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Photo: Painted Dunes at Lassen Volcanic National Park

Painted Dunes, Lassen Volcanic National Park

Photo of the Day, April 20, 2011

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Painted Dunes can be seen atop Cinder Cone at ...

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Photo: The Milky Way in the sky above Arches National Park

Arches National Park

Photo of the Day, April 19, 2011

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The mighty weight of the entire Milky Way teeters ...

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Photo: Detail shot of a thermal pool in Yellowstone National Park

Thermal Pool, Yellowstone National Park

Photo of the Day, April 18, 2011

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A close-up shot of a thermal pool in Yellowstone ...

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Photo: Boulder amid grassland

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Park, South Dakota

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2011

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A glacial remnant boulder is surrounded by grassland in ...

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Photo: A pond in Kemeri National Park

Kemeri National Park, Latvia

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2011

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Left behind when the Baltic receded millennia ago, the ...

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Photo: Lightning strike over the city of Scottsdale

Lightning, Arizona

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2011

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This is a time exposure of four lightning strikes ...

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Photo: A tree in a green field

Spring Field

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2011

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The slim sun of February heats the ground waiting ...

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Photo: A fiery lava lake inside a volcanic crater

Nyiragongo Lava, Congo

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2011

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Cradling one of the world's largest and least ...

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Photo: A Hanuman langur eating blossoms in a tree

Hanuman Langur, India

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2011

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Tracking tigers in Ranthambore Forest, I descended a dry ...

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Photo: The Matterhorn as seen from Riffel Lake

Matterhorn

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2011

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Radiant at sunrise, the Matterhorn towers over Riffel Lake ...

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Photo: Polar bear with cub on her back

Polar Bear and Cub, Svalbard

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2011

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As we watched from our Zodiac, this polar bear ...

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Photo: Palm trees seen through a rain-covered windshield

Thunderstorm, Florida

Photo of the Day, April 9, 2011

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It rains almost every afternoon in the sunshine state ...

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Photo: A red poppy in a wheat field

Poppy in Field, Geneva

Photo of the Day, April 8, 2011

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This fragile poppy looked rather strong against the wind ...

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Photo: Aerial of eroded landscape

Eroded Landscape, Madagascar

Photo of the Day, April 7, 2011

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Pockets of eroded earth create leaf shapes in the ...

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Photo: A rainbow in the Grand Canyon

Hermit’s Trail, Grand Canyon

Photo of the Day, April 6, 2011

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On the remote Hermit’s Trail off the South ...

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Photo: Sandhill cranes along the Platte River

Sandhill Cranes, Platte River

Photo of the Day, April 5, 2011

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Half a million sandhill cranes pause on the Platte ...

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Photo: A sting ray swimming in grass flats

Sting Ray, Key West

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2011

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I was on the grass flats just offshore in ...

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