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Photo of the Day : Nature & Weather

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Photo: Wildebeests in reddish dust

Wildebeests, Zambia

Photo of the Day, November 2, 2010

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A dust storm of migrating wildebeests pounds through Zambia’s ...

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Photo: Monarch butterflies

Monarch Butterflies, Mexico

Photo of the Day, November 1, 2010

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Millions of monarch butterflies travel to ancestral winter roosts in ...

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Photo: Ash and lightning over a volcano

Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Iceland

Photo of the Day, October 29, 2010

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Lightning veins the Eyjafjallajökull volcano's ash plume, which ...

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Photo: Plants on a sand dune

Sand Dune, Fraser Island

Photo of the Day, October 28, 2010

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Pioneering plants get a toehold above the tide line ...

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Photo: Bowerbird holding flowers in its mouth

Bowerbird, Papua New Guinea

Photo of the Day, October 27, 2010

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A subspecies on the Huon Peninsula adds white flowers ...

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Photo: Baobab trees

Baobab Trees, Madagascar

Photo of the Day, October 26, 2010

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Avenue of the Baobabs, an area near Morondava protected ...

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Photo: Microscopic view of a butterfly egg

Butterfly Egg

Photo of the Day, October 23, 2010

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Dryas iulia
Perched on the tendril of a Passiflora ...

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Photo: Meltwater-carved canyon

Ice Canyon, Greenland

Photo of the Day, October 16, 2010

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Meltwater has carved a canyon 150 feet (45 meters ...

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Photo: Women carrying tea leaves

Tea Plantation

Photo of the Day, October 13, 2010

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At a tea plantation bordering Kaziranga National Park, women ...

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Photo: Aerial view of oil on a beach

Orange Beach, Alabama

Photo of the Day, October 12, 2010

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"Mix two parts sugar white sand with one part ...

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Photo: Mount St. Helens shadow

Mount St. Helens Shadow

Photo of the Day, October 10, 2010

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Even with its top 1,300 feet (396 meters ...

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Photo: Aerial view of sand

Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Brazil

Photo of the Day, October 7, 2010

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Waves of sand, firmed by an overnight rain, flow ...

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Photo: Twisted tree

Wind River Roadless Area, Wyoming

Photo of the Day, October 6, 2010

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No signs point the way here, only the arthritic ...

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Photo: Tiger in tall grass

Tiger

Photo of the Day, October 1, 2010

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Hunted to death in much of India, tigers survive ...

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Photo: A stepped path covered in autumn leaves

Autumn Leaves, Japan

Photo of the Day, September 30, 2010

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"The road gods beckoned." Thus the poet Matsuo Basho ...

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Photo: Clouds over mountains

Clouds and Mountains, Norway

Photo of the Day, September 29, 2010

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I took this picture from the popular view in ...

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Photo: Heavy fog shrouding a city skyline

Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver

Photo of the Day, September 28, 2010

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I was in British Columbia last June for a ...

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Photo: Lightning near the Sears Tower

Lightning, Chicago

Photo of the Day, September 27, 2010

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Chicago's Sears Tower backlit by multiple bolts of ...

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Photo: Small wood church

Wood Church, Greenland

Photo of the Day, September 26, 2010

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Erik the Red killed a man in Iceland over ...

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Photo: Aerial view of sand dunes

Sand Dunes

Photo of the Day, September 25, 2010

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Ribbons of dunes trap the rains.



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Photo: Beach grass in the wind

Beach Grass, Scotland

Photo of the Day, September 24, 2010

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Marram beach grass blowing on the coast of the ...

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Photo: Cows in a row

Cows, Netherlands

Photo of the Day, September 23, 2010

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I was taking photos of a couple of trees ...

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Photo: Buddhist temple at sunrise

Temple of Borobudur, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, September 22, 2010

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Worth waking up early for this amazing scene. It ...

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Photo: Walkway in a bamboo forest

Bamboo Forest, Japan

Photo of the Day, September 21, 2010

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A shot taken from the path while entering the ...

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Photo: Sun shining through fog

Sunlight and Fog, Spain

Photo of the Day, September 20, 2010

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Sun shining through fog on mausoleums.



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Photo: Glacial meltwater flowing across rocks

Tasermiut Fjord, Greenland

Photo of the Day, September 19, 2010

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Glacial meltwater flows into Tasermiut fjord in south Greenland ...

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Photo: Silhouette of a person against a starry sky

Starry Sky, Washington

Photo of the Day, September 18, 2010

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Driving home over the Waterville Plateau, a waxing sliver ...

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Photo: Yellow leaves floating on water

Stream Reflection, South Africa

Photo of the Day, September 17, 2010

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Fall leaves drift on the surface of a stream ...

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Photo: Dark clouds and tornado

Tornado, Utah

Photo of the Day, September 16, 2010

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Driving back from Moab, Utah, an impending tornado made ...

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Photo: Smoke stacks at night

Muscatine, Iowa

Photo of the Day, September 15, 2010

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Under the cover of darkness, industry continues to expel ...

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Photo: Mountain landscape

Hengill Mountain, Iceland

Photo of the Day, September 14, 2010

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Hengill mountain is close to Reykjavik and is famous ...

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Photo: Dust tornado

Dust Tornado, Africa

Photo of the Day, September 13, 2010

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French soldiers chase down papers picked up by a ...

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Photo: Autumn landscape

Autumn Landscape

Photo of the Day, September 12, 2010

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Autumn colors are a beautiful subject to shoot. This ...

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Photo: Silverback gorilla eating roots

Silverback Gorilla, Africa

Photo of the Day, September 11, 2010

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Needing fuel for his efforts, the silverback soaks in ...

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Photo: Tundra grasses and berries

Tundra Landscape, Russia

Photo of the Day, September 10, 2010

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Rolling off Kronotsky Volcano, an autumn storm billows toward ...

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Photo: People carrying umbrellas in rain

Nichols Bridgeway, Chicago

Photo of the Day, September 9, 2010

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The Nichols Bridgeway extends over the world's largest ...

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