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Photo: Very colorful ducks in a row

Mandarin Ducks, National Zoo

Photo of the Day, February 26, 2010

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Three Mandarin ducks sit in formation on a handrail at the ...

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Photo: Green praying mantis

Praying Mantis

Photo of the Day, February 25, 2010

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Close-up of a praying mantis and an interesting background

 

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Photo: Rainbow behind an elephant

Elephant, Kenya

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2010

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A rainbow streams over a lone elephant as it walks in ...

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Photo: Lion yawning

Lion, South Africa

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2010

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This South African lion looks a bit grouchy, but he was ...

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Photo: Diver surrounded by a ring of barracuda

Barracuda, Bismarck Sea

Photo of the Day, February 22, 2010

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A school of barracuda surrounds a naturalist in the Bismarck Sea ...

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Photo: Frogs sitting on a metal object

Frogs

Photo of the Day, February 21, 2010

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It was a simple shot in Hamburg 2008. I love this ...

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Photo: Elephants near a watering hole

Elephants, Namibia

Photo of the Day, February 20, 2010

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This shot was taken just before the rainy season in Etosha ...

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Photo: Arctic fox in snow

Arctic Fox

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2010

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The arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) is well suited for frigid weather ...

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Photo: Fireflies at night

Fireflies, Ontario

Photo of the Day, February 18, 2010

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This is about one hour of firefly activity near my home ...

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Photo: Snake with its mouth open

Brown Vine Snake, Panama

Photo of the Day, February 17, 2010

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While on the island of Bocas Del Toro, Panama, a brown ...

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Photo: Goat wearing old clothes

Goat, North India

Photo of the Day, February 16, 2010

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There is cold weather in North India in the winter and ...

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Photo: Giraffe in tall grass

Giraffe

Photo of the Day, February 15, 2010

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Giraffe in tall grass

 

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Photo: Fox mother and pup touching

Red Foxes, Delaware

Photo of the Day, February 14, 2010

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A mother red fox and one of her pups touch noses ...

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Photo: Lowland gorillas napping

Lowland Gorillas, Bronx Zoo

Photo of the Day, February 13, 2010

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This photo of two lowland gorillas was taken at the Bronx ...

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Photo: Zebras huddling

Zebras, Kenya

Photo of the Day, February 12, 2010

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Zebras huddling together

 

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Photo: Close view of lions licking each other

Lion Brothers

Photo of the Day, February 11, 2010

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The Wildlife Heritage Foundation in Headcorn, Kent, England, is home to ...

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Photo: Colorful king penguins

King Penguins, Falkland Islands

Photo of the Day, February 10, 2010

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These king penguins were part of a breeding colony photographed in ...

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Photo: Hippopotamuses in water

Hippopotamuses

Photo of the Day, February 9, 2010

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Hippopotamuses in water

 

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Photo: Moose in a shallow river

Moose, Snake River

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2010

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Two moose finish their last meal of the day as the ...

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Photo: Eagles in flight

Eagles in Flight

Photo of the Day, February 7, 2010

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I was watching a few eagles fishing in the Boise River ...

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Photo: Damselfly

Damselfly

Photo of the Day, February 6, 2010

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No bigger than a tiny blade of grass, a curious damselfly ...

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Photo: Reflection of a flamingo’s foot

Flamingo Reflection

Photo of the Day, February 5, 2010

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I took this shot of a silhouetted flamingo's reflection at ...

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Photo: Leopard seal swimming underwater

Leopard Seal

Photo of the Day, February 4, 2010

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Sinuous for its size—up to 12 feet (3.7 meters ...

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Photo: Bird eating berries

Cedar Waxwing

Photo of the Day, February 3, 2010

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A cedar waxwing fills up on berries.

 

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Photo: Orangutan swinging in a tree

Orangutan, Borneo

Photo of the Day, February 2, 2010

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A young orangutan swings from tree to tree in Tanjung Puting ...

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Photo: Elephant seal in sand

Elephant Seal, South Georgia Island

Photo of the Day, February 1, 2010

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A southern elephant seal bull keeps cool under a flipperful of ...

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Photo: Man with blue paint on his face

Demsa Dancer, India

Photo of the Day, January 31, 2010

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Orissa, India. Behind a ramshackle cluster of market stalls an impromptu ...

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Photo: Old bunker and bench

Marin Headlands Bunker

Photo of the Day, January 30, 2010

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The location is the Marin Headlands near the Golden Gate Bridge ...

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Photo: Boat and house on stilts in water

Fishing, Celebes Sea

Photo of the Day, January 29, 2010

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In Semporna, many Filipinos and Malayu who traditionally fish for a ...

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Photo: White cow

Shetland Isles Cow

Photo of the Day, January 28, 2010

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This shot was taken at Voe Agricultural Show, Shetland Isles. A ...

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Photo: Close view of a pink orchid

Pink Orchid

Photo of the Day, January 27, 2010

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A dancing orchid

 

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Photo: Small temple silhouetted at twilight

Hanuman Temple, India

Photo of the Day, January 26, 2010

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Image was shot in Hampi, India at sunset of a very ...

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Photo: Lake covered in green algae

Green Lake, Mount Abu

Photo of the Day, January 25, 2010

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I was travelling across Rajasthan when I saw the lake in ...

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Photo: Curled fern leaf

Curled Fern Leaf

Photo of the Day, January 24, 2010

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This unfolding fern leaf looks a bit like it's rolled ...

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Photo: Volcano and flat cloud

Licancabur Volcano

Photo of the Day, January 23, 2010

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Licancabur Volcano is located on the border between Chile and Bolivia ...

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Photo: Saltwater crocodile lunging out of water

Saltwater Crocodile

Photo of the Day, January 22, 2010

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A saltwater crocodile lunges for the camera. This photo was taken ...

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