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Photo: Brightly attired Indian women clustered together

Bridal Procession

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Women in bright saris crowd together as they walk in a bridal ...

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Photo: Birds in a tree

Pantanal, Brazil

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2010

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Birds in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso in central-western Brazil


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Photo: Crowds sitting on benches in Beijing

Beijing Tourists

Photo of the Day, May 2, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Benches lining the walls outside the Forbidden City provide a moment’s ...

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Photo: Brightly clothed jockeys on horses

Nagqu Horse Festival, Tibet

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel

Teenage jockeys race Nangchen purebreds at the Nagqu Horse Festival, a centuries-old ...

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Photo: Canyon landscape

Canyon Landscape, Utah

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Here is a photo from Dead Horse Point State Park ...

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Photo: Truck remains in a forest

Old Truck in a Forest

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Deep in the woods, this truck is taken back by ...

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Photo: Children playing in rain

Children Playing in Rain, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Children playing in seasonal rains are a great sight of ...

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Photo: Green grassy field

Green Field, Germany

Photo of the Day, April 27, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

This is a photo of some new growing fields in ...

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Photo: Substation power lines

Islington Substation, New Zealand

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

The sun sets over the Islington substation in Christchurch, New ...

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Photo: Waterfall

Iguaçu Falls

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

A wealth of water—up to 1.6 million gallons ...

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Photo: Villagers scooping water from a water tank

Water Tank, Kenya

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Rendille villagers in northern Kenya scoop the dregs from a ...

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Photo: Boats and pollution on the Ganges River

Ganges River Pollution

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

This shot was taken at Varanasi, India. A boat man ...

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Photo: Dew on a spider web

Dew on a Spider Web

Photo of the Day, April 22, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Early morning dew caught on spider's web in Acadia ...

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Photo: Corn farmer unloading a combine

Corn Farmer, Iowa

Photo of the Day, April 21, 2010

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Jason Hinson, a sixth-generation corn farmer near Kingston, Iowa, keeps ...

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Photo: Foggy park

Meadows Park, Scotland

Photo of the Day, April 20, 2010

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Meadows Park in Edinburgh has its avenues lined with trees ...

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Photo: Close view of a sunflower

Sunflower

Photo of the Day, April 19, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

My wife and I are a photo team whose sole ...

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Photo: Clownfish swimming among anemone

Clownfish and Bubble-Tipped Anemone

Photo of the Day, April 18, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Bleached by high water temperatures, this bubble-tipped anemone is largely ...

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Photo: Boatmen carrying sand

Boatmen Carrying Sand

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Boatmen hired by the Bangladesh Water Development Board gather sand ...

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Photo: Water crashing against shore-line rocks

Bering Sea Sunset

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Water from the Bering Sea crashes on the rocks of ...

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Photo: Rows of trees in a forest

Forest, Serbia

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Forest in Vojvodina, Serbia, in autumn


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Photo: Frog underwater

Wetland Frog

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Underwater view of a rugosed frog in a paddy field ...

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Photo: Stone-marked grave

Stone-Marked Grave, Libya

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Carefully chosen light and dark stones mark the isolated grave ...

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Photo: Close view of cottonweed plant

Cottonweed

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Mother Nature found a way to emphasize with me during ...

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Photo: Steam rising out of a mill

Mill Steam

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

I drive by the mill daily on the way to ...

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Photo: Clouds and sunset over water

Waikawau Bay, New Zealand

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

This photo was taken at Waikawau Bay, Coromandel, New Zealand ...

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Photo: Parrot taking a bath aboard a boat

Bathing Parrot

Photo of the Day, April 9, 2010

During a boat trip across the Gulf of Papagayo, this nice parrot decided that he couldn't stand the heat ...

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Photo: Birds sitting in the fog on a log

Birds Sitting in the Fog

Photo of the Day, April 8, 2010

I was out early one morning and caught this pair sitting on a log getting the morning sun. The fog ...

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Photo: A peacock in downtown Sarasota, Florida

Peacock, Sarasota

Photo of the Day, April 7, 2010

I found this peacock last April while touring downtown Sarasota, Florida. He seemed willing to have his picture taken so ...

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Photo: Two blue herons performing mating dance

Two Blue Herons

Photo of the Day, April 6, 2010

During the later months of the year south Florida starts to get all the migrating birds from all over the ...

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Photo: A bird flying with its beak in the water

Black Skimmer

Photo of the Day, April 5, 2010

Like cutting silk, this black skimmer looks for something for lunch.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

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Photo: Lightning over water

Lightning, Cape Town

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Two separate lightning bolts converge over Table Mountain in Cape ...

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Photo: Cross formed in thick ice

Ice Cross, Maine

Photo of the Day, April 3, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

A cross hewn for Epiphany in the ice of Maine ...

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Photo: Freshwater fish species

Ouachita Madtom

Photo of the Day, April 2, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

The finger-length Ouachita madtom lives only in the Saline River ...

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Photo: San Luis Valley landscape

San Luis Valley, Colorado

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Environment

Southwestern farmers have long shared community-operated waterways, or acequias, like ...

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Photo: Whale skull in a tidal creek

Sei Whale Skull, Chile

Photo of the Day, March 31, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Inland ice fields give way along Chile's coast ...

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Photo: Girls playing in the Dead Sea

Dead Sea

Photo of the Day, March 30, 2010

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Floating on dreams and whispers, girls from a West ...

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