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Photo: Frog’s head surrounded by green waters

Wood Frog

Photo of the Day, July 27, 2010

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One of the coolest animals (literally) on the planet, the wood frog ...

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Photo: Grizzly bear resting on a log

Grizzly Bear

Photo of the Day, July 26, 2010

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A wet grizzly takes a break and dries off on a log ...

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Photo: Herd of elephants in tall grass

Herd of Elephants, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, July 25, 2010

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The herds of elephants found in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania are ...

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Photo: Close-up view of a hippopotamus

Hippopotamus

Photo of the Day, July 24, 2010

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Graceful in water, hippos are good swimmers and can hold their breath ...

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Photo: Children watching a walrus in a large aquarium tank

Walrus, Washington State

Photo of the Day, July 23, 2010

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A group of children watches as a walrus performs at Point Defiance ...

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Photo: Humpback whale calf swimming near water’s surface

Humpback Whale Calf

Photo of the Day, July 22, 2010

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This curious calf swam right up to me for a close encounter ...

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Photo: Cheetahs in grass

Cheetahs, Kenya

Photo of the Day, July 21, 2010

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Most wild cheetahs are found in eastern and southwestern Africa. Perhaps only ...

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Photo: A floating, bell-shaped jellyfish and a bright blue fish

Mosaic Jellyfish

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2010

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A mosaic jellyfish floats serenely in the waters of the Coral Sea ...

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Photo: Close view of an elephant trunk

Elephant

Photo of the Day, July 19, 2010

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Once you blow into their trunks they remember you forever.

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Photo: Close view of an elephant seal flipper

Elephant Seal Flipper

Photo of the Day, July 18, 2010

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Elephant seal flipper, photographed at the Año Nuevo State Reserve in California ...

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Photo: Nudibranch underwater

Spanish Dancer Nudibranch

Photo of the Day, July 17, 2010

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There are more than 3,000 known nudibranch species, and scientists estimate ...

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Photo: Manta ray underwater

Manta Ray, Maldives

Photo of the Day, July 16, 2010

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Each year lunar tides and Indian Ocean monsoon currents combine to drive ...

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Photo: Red foxes on rocks

Red Foxes, Connecticut

Photo of the Day, July 15, 2010

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Recently, a red fox has been hunting in the marsh behind my ...

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Photo: Baboon

Baboon, Bronx Zoo

Photo of the Day, July 14, 2010

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A baboon in the Bronx Zoo, New York

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Photo: Owl

Owl

Photo of the Day, July 13, 2010

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This owl is at the Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville, North Carolina ...

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Photo: Grizzly bears fishing for salmon

Grizzly Bears

Photo of the Day, July 12, 2010

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Grizzly bears gather at prime fishing spots during the summer, when salmon ...

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Photo: White bird holding a twig in its mouth

Cattle Egret, Florida

Photo of the Day, July 11, 2010

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I shot this in Bradenton, Florida. The overcast day worked to my ...

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Photo: Albino alligator floating underwater

Albino Alligator

Photo of the Day, July 10, 2010

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A rare albino alligator photographed from underwater creates a mirror-like reflection on ...

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Photo: Leopard cub in grass

Leopard Cub, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, July 9, 2010

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A leopard cub explores the long grass in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania ...

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Photo: Bird swimming with fish in its beak

Cormorant With Catch

Photo of the Day, July 8, 2010

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A cormorant returns with its catch at dawn in the Pantanal, a ...

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Photo: King penguins

King Penguins

Photo of the Day, July 7, 2010

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Strikingly colored, an adult king penguin stands out in a sea of ...

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Photo: Lion’s mane jellyfish nestled in kelp

Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

Photo of the Day, July 6, 2010

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A lion's mane jellyfish nestled in a kelp frond.

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Photo: Black-headed gull in flight

Black-Headed Gull, England

Photo of the Day, July 5, 2010

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I was taking pictures of the scenery near Lake Windermere in the ...

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Photo: A tiger stretching

Stretching Tiger, India

Photo of the Day, July 4, 2010

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A tiger stretches its powerful form on a branch in Bandhavgarh National ...

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Photo: Spotted gecko hanging upside down

Tokay Gecko

Photo of the Day, July 3, 2010

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A Tokay gecko hangs upside down in its terrarium at the Academy ...

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Photo: Frog against black background

Frog, New Guinea

Photo of the Day, July 2, 2010

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Hylarana aurata, found in the Foja Mountains of New Guinea, one of ...

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Photo: Bowerbird building a nest

Bowerbird, Australia

Photo of the Day, July 1, 2010

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The gunk on the beak of this satin bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus minor ...

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Photo: Circus clown applying makeup

Circus Clown, South Carolina

Photo of the Day, June 30, 2010

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Perolito the clown applies his makeup in his trailer about an hour ...

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Photo: People enjoying a skateboard park

Skateboard Park, California

Photo of the Day, June 29, 2010

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The curves and valleys of this skateboard park in Venice Beach, California ...

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Photo: Yellow food truck

Food Truck, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, June 28, 2010

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Locals grab lunch from a food truck in Kahakuloa Village on the ...

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Photo: Tree in a cornfield

Cornfield, São Paulo, Brazil

Photo of the Day, June 27, 2010

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An old and great example of a Jequitiba tree in a cornfield ...

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Photo: Aerial view of a bazaar

Bazaar Tents, Turkey

Photo of the Day, June 26, 2010

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Bright white tents frame an aerial view of vendors and shoppers at ...

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Photo: Mountain peak at night

Dente del Gigante, Italy

Photo of the Day, June 25, 2010

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This is a picture of the "dente del Gigante" a famous peak ...

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Photo: Skiers riding a ski lift

Ski Lift, Taos, New Mexico

Photo of the Day, June 24, 2010

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An amazing sunrise on the beautiful slopes in Taos, New Mexico. I ...

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Photo: Green sea turtle swimming underwater

Green Sea Turtle, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, June 23, 2010

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A Hawaiian green sea turtle swims in just a few feet of ...

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Photo: Climber dangling from red rock

Sedona, Arizona

Photo of the Day, June 22, 2010

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German climber Timo Scheu near Sedona, Arizona

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