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Photo: Three polar bears playing

Polar Bears Playing

Photo of the Day, January 7, 2010

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This interested third party was observing the "interactions" of two polar ...

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Photo: Close view of girls’ eyes

Eye-to-Eye

Photo of the Day, January 6, 2010

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My daughter loves eyes.

 

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Photo: Women sorting wheat

Sorting Wheat, India

Photo of the Day, January 5, 2010

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The women of a typical family in India spend days sorting ...

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Photo: Peacock with bright feathers

Peacock, New Zealand

Photo of the Day, January 4, 2010

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A very cranky peacock from Kawau Island, New Zealand.

 

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Photo: Venice at twilight

Rialto Bridge, Venice

Photo of the Day, January 3, 2010

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Like no other city in the world, Venice balances on both ...

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Photo: Girl holding a child

Portrait, Uttar Pradesh

Photo of the Day, January 2, 2010

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Ten-year-old Savita holds her little brother, covering him from rain showers ...

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Photo: Gingerbread cookies

Gingerbread Men

Photo of the Day, January 1, 2010

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Poor bitten gingerbread men

 

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Photo: Close-up of a gecko’s eye

Smith's Green-Eyed Gecko

Photo of the Day, December 31, 2009

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Staying in Asia for many years has given ...

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Photo: Manta rays swimming underwater

Manta Rays, Hanifaru Bay, Maldives

Photo of the Day, December 30, 2009

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Graceful and efficient, 2,000-pound mantas feed on ...

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Photo: Bull kelp along coastline

Coastline, The Snares

Photo of the Day, December 29, 2009

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Bull kelp clings to the coastline of New ...

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Photo: Lightning near Huntington Beach

Lightning at Huntington Beach, Ohio

Photo of the Day, December 28, 2009

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While at Huntington Beach in Bay Village, Ohio ...

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Photo: African elephant against misty backdrop

African Elephant, Ngorongoro Crater

Photo of the Day, December 27, 2009

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An African elephant crosses the lush green of ...

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Photo: Pig and piglet, Africa

Pig and Piglet, Africa

Photo of the Day, December 26, 2009

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The piglet is one day old and crippled ...

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A couple dances the tango at a club in the San Telmo district.

Tango, Buenos Aires

Photo of the Day, December 25, 2009

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A rainy day leaves empty tables, but the ...

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Photo: Close-up of a tiger cub’s face

Tiger Cub Close-Up

Photo of the Day, December 24, 2009

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I was taking close-ups of one of the ...

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Photo: Northern spotted owl

Northern Spotted Owl

Photo of the Day, December 23, 2009

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A tagged northern spotted owl swoops toward a ...

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Photo: Triplet policemen in a squad car

Triplet Policemen, New Jersey

Photo of the Day, December 22, 2009

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New Jersey's triple threat: the Koralja triplets ...

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Photo: Penguins swimming underwater

Penguins Under Water, Antarctica

Photo of the Day, December 21, 2009

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Penguins surface near an air hole in Antarctica ...

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Photo: Football stadium at twilight

Football Stadium, Colorado

Photo of the Day, December 20, 2009

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An amazing view of the sun setting behind ...

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Photo: Humpback whales in sunlit water

Humpback Whales, Tahiti

Photo of the Day, December 19, 2009

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When you swim with humpback whales it's ...

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Photo: Car and explosion

Iowa Derby Car Jump

Photo of the Day, December 18, 2009

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Iowa's derby stunts are always a blast ...

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Photo: Dog yawning

Yawning Dog

Photo of the Day, December 17, 2009

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Sometimes you just snap a photo at exactly ...

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Photo: Octopus against a dark background

Octopus, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, December 16, 2009

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An octopus I came across on a dive ...

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Photo: Man-made lightning striking a model power line

Lightning Model

Photo of the Day, December 15, 2009

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Westinghouse engineers use this miniature system for tests ...

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Photo: Daredevil in a car

Daredevil, India

Photo of the Day, December 14, 2009

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The actual name of this is "The well ...

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Photo: Owachomo Bridge at night, Utah

Owachomo Bridge at Night, Utah

Photo of the Day, December 13, 2009

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A starry night gleams above Owachomo Bridge in ...

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Photo: Openbill storks nesting in marsh trees

Keoladeo National Park, India

Photo of the Day, December 12, 2009

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Openbill storks, a bird indigenous to the region ...

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Photo: Parents watching their daughter’s performance

Traveling Family Circus

Photo of the Day, December 11, 2009

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Parents watch their daughter's performance at a ...

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Photo: Woman in high heels on a cobblestone street

Cobblestones, Louisiana

Photo of the Day, December 10, 2009

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Because the region around New Orleans is composed ...

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Photo: Frog with a small light glowing inside it

Cuban Tree Frog, Florida

Photo of the Day, December 9, 2009

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This is a Cuban tree frog on a ...

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Photo: Koi feeding, Texas

Koi Feeding, Texas

Photo of the Day, December 8, 2009

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Blue sky reflects off the surface waves created ...

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Photo: Candle spruce trees at night

Candle Spruces at Night, Finland

Photo of the Day, December 7, 2009

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Candle spruces stand frozen before a backdrop of ...

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Photo: Bee-eater in flight

Bee-Eater in Flight

Photo of the Day, December 6, 2009

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A brilliant blur as it plucks a butterfly ...

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Photo: Kolmanskop, Namibia

Kolmanskop, Namibia

Photo of the Day, December 5, 2009

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This photograph was made in Kolmanskop, Namibia. Kolmanskop ...

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Photo: Tuareg tribesman praying at twilight

Tuareg Tribesman, Libya

Photo of the Day, December 4, 2009

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A Tuareg tribesman prays at twilight in Libya ...

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Automat, New York City

Photo of the Day, December 3, 2009

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Patrons line up "like payday depositors" in a ...

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