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Translucent Nudibranch

Photo of the Day, August 8, 2009

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Built to feed exclusively on corals like this spindly gorgonian, a translucent ...

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Photo: Young adult lions lying down

Lion Brothers, Australia

Photo of the Day, August 7, 2009

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Twelve-year-old male lion brothers Tonyi, left, and Tombo lie with each other ...

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Giraffe Mother and Calf

Photo of the Day, August 6, 2009

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A tender moment between mother and son


This photo and caption were ...

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Bee-Eater in Flight

Photo of the Day, August 5, 2009

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A brilliant blur as it plucks a butterfly from the air, the ...

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Japanese Macaque Swimming

Photo of the Day, August 4, 2009

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A Japanese macaque swims in a geothermal hot spring in the mountains ...

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Elephant Seal Mother and Pup

Photo of the Day, August 3, 2009

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An elephant seal mother and pup nuzzle to learn each other's ...

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Photo: Samburu elephants

Samburu Elephants, Kenya

Photo of the Day, August 2, 2009

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Saturn, an elderly mother herself, cares for two calves orphaned by the ...

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Nudibranch

Photo of the Day, August 1, 2009

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Members of the gastropod class, finger-size nudibranchs live fully exposed, their gills ...

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Photo: Golden Gate Bridge at night

Golden Gate Bridge at Night

Photo of the Day, July 31, 2009

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, is ...

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Donkey Wrangler, New Jersey

Photo of the Day, July 30, 2009

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A young man readies the rope ...

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Wild Stallions, Wyoming

Photo of the Day, July 29, 2009

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These are two wild stallions from ...

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Photo: Puffin collecting twigs for a nest

Puffin, Skomer Island

Photo of the Day, July 28, 2009

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This puffin was collecting twigs for ...

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Photo: Bottlenose dolphins jumping in and out of beach surf

Bottlenose Dolphins in Surf

Photo of the Day, July 27, 2009

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Dolphins are known to jump out ...

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Vendors Near Potala Palace

Photo of the Day, July 26, 2009

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This photo focused on vendors outside ...

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Photo: Grizzly bear cubs playing

Grizzly Bear Cubs

Photo of the Day, July 25, 2009

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Grizzly cubs are unpredictable. At one ...

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Smiling Girl

Photo of the Day, July 24, 2009

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My friend's daughter is a ...

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Photo: Silverback mountain gorillas near a volcanic crater

Silverback Mountain Gorillas

Photo of the Day, July 23, 2009

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Silverback mountain gorillas pose on the ...

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Terraced Earth, India

Terraced Earth, India

Photo of the Day, July 22, 2009

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A beautiful place near Ranikhet, Uttranchal ...

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Photo: Lightning striking over mountains

Lightning, Superstition Mountains

Photo of the Day, July 21, 2009

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A thunderstorm strikes over the foothills ...

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Festival of Colors, India

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2009

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This photograph was clicked in Vrindavan ...

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Lake Swimmer, New York

Photo of the Day, July 19, 2009

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This is a picture of my ...

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Young Photographer, Tuscany

Photo of the Day, July 18, 2009

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I saw this lovely girl in ...

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Sand Dunes, Brazil

Photo of the Day, July 17, 2009

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A boy searches for the best ...

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Photo: Octopus against a dark background

Octopus, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, July 16, 2009

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An octopus I came across on ...

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Nun Resting, San Francisco

Photo of the Day, July 15, 2009

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A nun takes time to rest ...

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Baseball Game, Toronto

Photo of the Day, July 14, 2009

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Children play baseball at a park ...

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Bamboo Bridge, Bangladesh

Photo of the Day, July 13, 2009

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Makeshift bamboo bridges span small waterways ...

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Blackpool Tower, England

Photo of the Day, July 12, 2009

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Blackpool Tower in Blackpool, England, is ...

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Performers, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, July 11, 2009

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Indonesian artists give a final touch ...

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Bike Ride, Cambodia

Photo of the Day, July 10, 2009

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A Khmer girl rides her bicycle ...

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Photo: Active volcano erupting

Puu Oo Vent on Mount Kilauea

Photo of the Day, July 9, 2009

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When Kilauea volcano's Puu Oo ...

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Polar Bear Tussle

Photo of the Day, July 8, 2009

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Polar bears from all over western ...

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Luna Park, Paris

Photo of the Day, July 7, 2009

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The photograph is the result of ...

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Buffalo Portrait, Botswana

Photo of the Day, July 6, 2009

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Their gnarly horns make the buffalo ...

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Great White Egret, Florida

Photo of the Day, July 5, 2009

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This great white egret had been ...

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July Fourth Sparklers

Photo of the Day, July 4, 2009

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Time exposure seems to show a ...

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