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Multiple Exposure, Nimrud, Iraq

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2009

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Near Nimrud, Iraq, May 1999: This double exposure ...

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Photo: Penguins swimming underwater

Penguins Underwater, Antarctica

Photo of the Day, May 27, 2009

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Penguins surface near an air hole in Antarctica ...

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SALAR DE UYUNI, BOLIVIA - Dry waterway branches stretch toward blue water across the massive Salar de Uyuni salt lake in southwestern Bolivia.    C6_321_072  Dry riverbed formations leading to a thin strip of blue water in the huge Salar de Uyuni salt flats in southwestern Bolivia near the city of Potosi; the Salar de Uyuni is believed to be the largest salt lake in the world and is quite disorienting (reminiscent of the Denakil Depression in its eerie, unearthly patterns).

Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Photo of the Day, May 26, 2009

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Dry waterways branch toward blue water across the ...

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Tomb Sentinels, Arlington Cemetery

Photo of the Day, May 25, 2009

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In the quarters beneath the Tomb of the ...

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Slaughterman, Sydney, Australia

Photo of the Day, May 24, 2009

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"Wouldn't be doing anything else," says Rick ...

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Woman With Lawnmower, Michigan

Photo of the Day, May 23, 2009

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Dearborn, Michigan, June 2002: Tufaha Baydayn, a Lebanese ...

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Photo: Emperor penguin chicks huddle for warmth

Emperor Penguin Chicks, Antarctica

Photo of the Day, May 22, 2009

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Emperor chicks huddle for an exchange of heat ...

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Photo: Openbill storks nesting in marsh trees

Keoladeo National Park, India

Photo of the Day, May 21, 2009

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

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Photo: Tuareg tribesman praying at twilight

Tuareg Tribesman, Libya

Photo of the Day, May 20, 2009

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A Tuareg tribesman prays at twilight in Libya ...

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Photo: Portrait of a Kazakh eagle hunter

Kazakh Eagle Hunter, Western Mongolia

Photo of the Day, May 19, 2009

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The hunt always begins on horseback, the eagle ...

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Photo: Herd of wildebeest

Wildebeest, Botswana

Photo of the Day, May 18, 2009

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On the Selinda Reserve in Botswana, a herd ...

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Arctic Wolf Leaping, Canada

Photo of the Day, May 17, 2009

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An arctic wolf leaps from ice raft to ...

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Picture ID:  933527         Published Location:   NGM 06/1953 785 UP Picture File: IR14472 933527        Submitter: B. A. STEWART AND DAVID S. BOYER   Copyright: 04 (NO PAYMENT, NO PERMISSION)   Subject: Legend: Woman communicates with orangutan mopping his own enclosure. Summary: color image,photography,indoors,zoological society of london,london zoo,london,greater london,england,great britain,northern european descent,one person,adult,women,one woman only,sitting,pointing,talking,mop,bucket,rag,communication,wildlife,one animal,orangutan,pongo pygmaeus,rare,endangered,standing,cleaning,chore,nature,man and nature,togetherness,conservation,captivity,zoos,1950s,full length,front view,low angle view Location: London, Greater London, England, Great Britain.

Orangutan, London Zoo

Photo of the Day, May 16, 2009

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A London Zoo favorite is Mr. Jiggs, a ...

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Photo: Refugee in temporary camp

Refugee, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2009

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Fleeing the war in Afghanistan, an elderly man ...

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Pilgrims, Tanta, Egypt

Photo of the Day, May 14, 2009

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A crowd of pilgrims arrives at the mosque ...

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Plaza, Ontario, Canada

Photo of the Day, May 13, 2009

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I was hurrying to an appointment when something ...

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Photo: African elephant against misty backdrop

African Elephant, Tanzania

Photo of the Day, May 12, 2009

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An African elephant crosses the lush green of ...

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Picture ID:  206577         Published Location:   BK FIELD GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY B10063 168-9  (Click More Info button for more information.....) Picture File: 01524 50001        Submitter: SAM ABELL   Copyright: 41S (SOCIETY PRODUCTS NO PAYMENT, NO PERMISSION - REPRESENTED BY IMAGE SALES FOR 3RD PARTY SALES)   Subject: ATLANTIC OCEAN;CANADIAN PEOPLE;FISHING AND FISHERMEN;ROWBOATS;FISHING BOATS;NETS AND TRAPS (FISHING EQUIPMENT);CLOSE VIEWS;INFORMAL PORTRAITS;WATERSIDE WAYS OF LIFE; Legend: Fishermen haul a net stretched between two pitching dories. Location: OFF THE COAST OF NEWFOUNDLAND, CANADA.

Fishermen Hauling a Net, Canada

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2009

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Soul and muscle of their island, fishermen haul ...

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Mbukushu Mother and Child, Botswana

Photo of the Day, May 10, 2009

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A Mbukushu mother and child cross Botswana's ...

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Mother and Daughter, India

Photo of the Day, May 9, 2009

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A mother and daughter set pigeons in flight ...

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Mother and Youngsters, Malaysia

Photo of the Day, May 8, 2009

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New green and old, waving from fields of ...

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Mother and Son, Virginia

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2009

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When rally day comes to Good Hope Baptist ...

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Decoy, Indus River, Pakistan

Photo of the Day, May 6, 2009

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A hunter peeks from inside a decoy on ...

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Photo: Bull kelp along coastline

Coastline, The Snares

Photo of the Day, May 5, 2009

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Bull kelp clings to the coastline of New ...

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Photo: Brown bear resting

Brown Bear Napping, Alaska

Photo of the Day, May 4, 2009

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Safely bedded down, a brown bear takes a ...

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Children Playing, Oman

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2009

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Children revel in the spray of saltwater from ...

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Photo: Two women looking out a window

Window, Cairo, Egypt

Photo of the Day, May 2, 2009

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Arms folded in rest, women look over Cairo ...

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Sunrise Over Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, May 1, 2009

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Sunrise over Mount Everest


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Mount Everest's North Face, Tibet

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2009

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A climber gazes at the north face of Mount Everest. Tibet ...

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Mountain Reflection, Tibet

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2009

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After taking some shots at Mount Everest Base Camp (Tibet side ...

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Photo: Clouds near Mount Everest

Clouds Near Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2009

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This photo was taken on the way to Everest Base Camp ...

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Stars Over Campsite, Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, April 27, 2009

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Sherpas prepare their meals at Camp 2 as the stars appear ...

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Prayer Flags, Mount Everest

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2009

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Prayer flags stretch across Base Camp on Mount Everest, with Nuptse ...

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Photo: A Sherpa crossing the Khumbu Icefall

Khumbu Icefall Traverse, Nepal

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2009

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Sherpa Nima Dorje Tamang traverses a ladder on the Khumbu Icefall ...

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Mt. Kilauea Eruption at Night, Hawaii

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2009

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Lava from Mt Kilaeau flowed down the slopes via lava ...

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Photo: Rushing water

Porcupine Mountains Waterfall, Michigan

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2009

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This is the result of a ten-second exposure on a ...

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