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Photo: Swans flying in mist

Swans in Flight, Washington

Photo of the Day, April 6, 2009

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This lucky picture of swans was taken while out taking ...

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Photo: A mother polar bear and cubs at water's edge

Polar Bear and Cubs, Svalbard, Norway

Photo of the Day, April 5, 2009

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In a far north without ice, a mother bear could ...

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A 30 second exposure was used to capture a small waterfall spilling into Lake Superior at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2009

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A 30-second exposure was used to capture a small waterfall ...

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This photo was taken in the lagoon at Coconut Island, Hawaii.  I worked there for 7 years and Kaneohe is one of my favorite places. Because the little island is preserved, the reefs are still intact-- paradise.

Coconut Island Fish, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, April 3, 2009

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This photo was taken in the lagoon at Coconut Island ...

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Photo: Tube anemone underwater

Tube Anemone, Bali

Photo of the Day, April 2, 2009

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This large tube anemone, photographed in Tulamben, Bali, stood high ...

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Photo: Lightning near Huntington Beach

Lightning at Huntington Beach, Ohio

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2009

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

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Sea ice, harbour seals at Prins Karl Forsland, Shaun's on assignment cards, and other Svalbard wildlife.

Atlantic Walrus, Norway

Photo of the Day, March 31, 2009

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An Atlantic walrus plods toward shore after gorging on ...

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Sufi Dancer, Naama Bay, Egypt

Photo of the Day, March 30, 2009

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Whirling atop a café overlooking Naama Bay's pedestrian ...

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Photo: Morning in a lake with a moose cow and calf

Moose Cow and Calf, Mayfield Lake

Photo of the Day, March 29, 2009

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Morning draws a moose cow and calf into the ...

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Photo Shoot, Nuorilang Falls, China

Photo of the Day, March 28, 2009

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Nuorilang means "grand" in Tibetan. Jiuzhaigou's Nuorilang Falls ...

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Photo: Aerial view of Chicago city lights

Chicago City Lights

Photo of the Day, March 27, 2009

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Chicago at night burns bright under blankets of clouds ...

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Laborers on the Tansa River

Photo of the Day, March 26, 2009

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Laborers haul sand and gravel dredged from the Tansa ...

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Fort McMurray Islamic School, Canada

Photo of the Day, March 25, 2009

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Laughter echoes across the yard as students jump rope ...

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Dawn Prayer, Mount Sinai

Photo of the Day, March 24, 2009

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At dawn on Mount Sinai, camels rest and Said ...

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Elephant Seal Near Shore

Photo of the Day, March 23, 2009

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Outside looking in, a lone male elephant seal lurks ...

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South American Gray Fox at Dusk

Photo of the Day, March 22, 2009

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A South American gray fox (Lycalopex griseus) yawns as ...

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Haw Creek Falls, Arkansas, at Night

Photo of the Day, March 21, 2009

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Bathed in moonlight and swollen with floodwater, the rush ...

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Guagüeyvo Village Girl

Photo of the Day, March 20, 2009

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In the village of Guagüeyvo, Mexico, ten-year-old Leticia ...

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Photo: Visitors resting with bare legs in snow, New England

Tuckerman Ravine Rest, New England

Photo of the Day, March 19, 2009

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The mountain's moods aren't all bad. Spring ...

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Right Whales Swimming

Photo of the Day, March 18, 2009

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A century ago only a few hundred right whales ...

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Photo: Toad River Valley, Canada

Toad River Valley, Canada

Photo of the Day, March 17, 2009

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Like curtains drawn across the landscape, the walls of ...

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Kalimantan Miners

Photo of the Day, March 16, 2009

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Kalimantan miners Sukardi and Suwarni (foreground) spend hours in ...

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Photo: Brown bears in mist, Russia

Brown Bears in Mist, Russia

Photo of the Day, March 15, 2009

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In early morning mist that rolls in from the ...

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Orangutan Orphan, Borneo

Photo of the Day, March 14, 2009

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Clinging to the hand of a human protector, six-year-old ...

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Woman Swimming, Berlin

Photo of the Day, March 13, 2009

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Neurobiologist Constance Scharff finds inspiration swimming near her Berlin ...

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Photo: Stallions fighting, South Dakota

Stallions Fighting, South Dakota

Photo of the Day, March 12, 2009

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Two stallions fight at a wild horse conservation center ...

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Newborn Weigh-In, India

Photo of the Day, March 11, 2009

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Founded in 1970, the Comprehensive Rural Health Project (also ...

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Photo: Elephant seal pups, South Georgia Island

Elephant Seal Pups, South Georgia Island

Photo of the Day, March 10, 2009

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Fattened and then abandoned by mothers who leave to ...

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Photo: Cave of Crystals, Mexico

Cave of Crystals, Mexico

Photo of the Day, March 9, 2009

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Massive beams of selenite dwarf human explorers in Mexico ...

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Photo: Bee-eater in flight

Bee-Eater Feeding Chicks, Hungary

Photo of the Day, March 8, 2009

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In Hungary, adults fly to and from the nest ...

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Sawarda Village Workers, India

Photo of the Day, March 7, 2009

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Workers from drought-stricken Sawarda village in India say the ...

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Photo: Owachomo Bridge at night, Utah

Owachomo Bridge at Night, Utah

Photo of the Day, March 6, 2009

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A starry night gleams above Owachomo Bridge in Utah ...

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Wrangler, Canadian Rockies

Photo of the Day, March 5, 2009

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At a remote camp in the Canadian Rockies, wrangler ...

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Photo: Profile of a Mexican gray wolf

Mexican Gray Wolf

Photo of the Day, March 4, 2009

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Still on shaky ground, the Mexican gray wolf, an ...

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Health Worker Holding a Child, India

Photo of the Day, March 3, 2009

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Her fingers gnarled by leprosy suffered as a teenager ...

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Photo: Miners carrying sacks of gold ore, Ghana

Illegal Miners, Ghana

Photo of the Day, March 2, 2009

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Fevered by hopes of striking it rich, illegal miners ...

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