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Photo: Afghan women

Women, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, March 3, 2011

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“I saw two women on the side of the ...

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Photo: Mali teenager wearing high heels

Teenager, Timbuktu

Photo of the Day, March 2, 2011

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High heels and high hopes have become vogue among ...

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Photo: Fire Performance, Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame, Paris

Photo of the Day, March 1, 2011

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Sparks fly from a performance in front of Notre ...

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Photo: Japanese macaques bathing

Japanese Macaques, Nagano

Photo of the Day, February 28, 2011

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Japanese macaques, also known as snow monkeys, stay warm in the ...

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Photo: Lynx sitting on snow-covered rocks

Lynx

Photo of the Day, February 27, 2011

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A lynx sits on a snow-covered rock.

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Photo: Pig peering over a wall

Pig, Malawi

Photo of the Day, February 26, 2011

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The northern part of Malawi is known for the beauty of ...

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Photo: Honeybee near colorful flower

Honeybee, Kauai

Photo of the Day, February 25, 2011

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The perfume of the rare caper flower on Kauai tempts a ...

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Photo: Lone zebra wandering across a plain

Zebra, South Africa

Photo of the Day, February 24, 2011

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Lone zebra at dusk in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa

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Photo: Group of crows in flight

Crows

Photo of the Day, February 23, 2011

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A murder of crows in northern California

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Photo: Alaskan brown bear eating grass

Alaskan Brown Bear

Photo of the Day, February 22, 2011

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These wild Alaskan brown bears are a thing of beauty. But ...

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Photo: Steller’s sea-eagle in flight

Steller’s Sea-Eagle

Photo of the Day, February 21, 2011

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The keen eyes of a Steller's sea-eagle seek the flash ...

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Photo: German shorthaired pointer in tall grass

German Shorthaired Pointer

Photo of the Day, February 20, 2011

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A 17-week-old German shorthaired pointer puppy plays in the long dry ...

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Photo: Red squirrel in snow

Red Squirrel, Poland

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2011

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Red squirrel in the snow. Winter 2010 in Poland was long ...

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Photo: Green anemone underwater near Vancouver Island

Green Anemone, Vancouver Island

Photo of the Day, February 18, 2011

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Diving Browning Passage at the northern end of Vancouver Island, British ...

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Photo: Red jungle fowl

Red Jungle Fowl

Photo of the Day, February 17, 2011

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Wild red jungle fowl, progenitors of the modern chicken, crowd a ...

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Photo: Young fox

Fox, Washington

Photo of the Day, February 16, 2011

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Young fox seen near the path up to Paradise at Mount ...

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Photo: Family of whooper swans in tall grass

Whooper Swan Family

Photo of the Day, February 15, 2011

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Born down-colored and open-eyed, the young benefit from the vigilant surveillance ...

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Photo: Hares playing in Italy

Hares, Italy

Photo of the Day, February 14, 2011

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A pair of hares play in the springtime in Italy’s ...

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Photo: Damselflies mating

Damselflies

Photo of the Day, February 13, 2011

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A pair of mating damselflies forming a heart shape when mating ...

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Photo: Livestock in Scottish Highlands

Scottish Highlands

Photo of the Day, February 12, 2011

Scottish Highlands

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Photo: Person swimming among fish

Mediterranean Sea

Photo of the Day, February 11, 2011

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Feel the sea, the silence, the blue, the liberty. Mediterranean Sea ...

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Photo: Pelican catching a fish

Pelican, Namibia

Photo of the Day, February 10, 2011

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In Walvis Bay, Namibia, a pelican would never fail in catching ...

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Photo: Herd of white-eared kob

White-Eared Kob, Sudan

Photo of the Day, February 9, 2011

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Thousands of white-eared kob race in the shadow of a Wildlife ...

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Photo: Horse running near mountains

Horse

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2011

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Running after the horse to capture this photo

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Photo: Buffalo in muddy water

Buffalo, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, February 7, 2011

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This buffalo was cooling down in a puddle of muddy water ...

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Photo: Snail on a green leaf

Snail

Photo of the Day, February 6, 2011

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This is a simple but meaningful picture. It's a symbol ...

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Photo: Common tern chick

Common Tern Chick

Photo of the Day, February 5, 2011

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Kiwi, the common tern chick, waits to be fed. His sister ...

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Photo: Monkeys cleaning each other

Monkeys, Macritchie Reservoir

Photo of the Day, February 4, 2011

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This is a family of monkeys that I came across during ...

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Photo: Decorated elephant

Elephant Festival, India

Photo of the Day, February 3, 2011

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The Elephant Festival is one of the most popular festivals in ...

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Photo: Lizard on a rock

Lizard, Zion National Park

Photo of the Day, February 2, 2011

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A lizard at Zion National Park seeking the warm morning sun ...

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Photo: Alaska king crab

Alaska King Crab

Photo of the Day, February 1, 2011

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Underneath the ice, spikes meet spikes as an Alaska king crab ...

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Photo: View to the ground from the Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Photo of the Day, January 31, 2011

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A sense of scale of the Eiffel Tower

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Photo: Summer storm in the Peak District

Peak District, England

Photo of the Day, January 30, 2011

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Amazing light before a summer storm in the Peak District

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Photo: Snowy landscape in Norway

Tjøme, Norway

Photo of the Day, January 29, 2011

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This picture is from a place called "the world's end ...

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Photo: Soccer players at night in Barcelona

Soccer, Barcelona

Photo of the Day, January 28, 2011

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During the frenzy of the days leading up to the 2010 ...

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Photo: Snowy trees in Beech Forest, Germany

Beech Forest, Germany

Photo of the Day, January 27, 2011

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Beech forest in wintertime. Fichtelgebirge, Bavaria, Germany.

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