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Photo: Beachgoers relaxing on a shoreline

Sea of Galilee

Photo of the Day, March 17, 2010

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Israelis relax by the Sea of Galilee, which is ...

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Photo: Sea stacks

Sea Stacks, Outer Hebrides

Photo of the Day, March 12, 2010

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Their crumpled layers as old as the continents, the ...

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Photo: Pollen on flower stigma

Pollen on Geranium Stigma

Photo of the Day, March 6, 2010

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The size of the grains is measured in millionths ...

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Photo: Women digging a reservoir

Women Digging, India

Photo of the Day, March 2, 2010

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During the dry season herding activity slackens, and the ...

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Photo: Sifaka perched on a limestone rock

Decken's Sifaka, Madagascar

Photo of the Day, March 1, 2010

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A Decken's sifaka peers out from a jagged ...

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Photo: Arctic fox in snow

Arctic Fox

Photo of the Day, February 19, 2010

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The arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) is well suited for frigid weather ...

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Photo: Fireflies at night

Fireflies, Ontario

Photo of the Day, February 18, 2010

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This is about one hour of firefly activity near my home ...

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Photo: Moose in a shallow river

Moose, Snake River

Photo of the Day, February 8, 2010

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Two moose finish their last meal of the day as the ...

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Photo: Bird eating berries

Cedar Waxwing

Photo of the Day, February 3, 2010

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A cedar waxwing fills up on berries.

 

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Photo: Orangutan swinging in a tree

Orangutan, Borneo

Photo of the Day, February 2, 2010

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A young orangutan swings from tree to tree in Tanjung Puting ...

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Photo: Old bunker and bench

Marin Headlands Bunker

Photo of the Day, January 30, 2010

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The location is the Marin Headlands near the Golden Gate Bridge ...

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Photo: Close view of a pink orchid

Pink Orchid

Photo of the Day, January 27, 2010

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A dancing orchid

 

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Photo: Lake covered in green algae

Green Lake, Mount Abu

Photo of the Day, January 25, 2010

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I was travelling across Rajasthan when I saw the lake in ...

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Photo: Curled fern leaf

Curled Fern Leaf

Photo of the Day, January 24, 2010

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This unfolding fern leaf looks a bit like it's rolled ...

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Photo: Lily pads in dark water

Lily Pads, Venetian Gardens

Photo of the Day, January 19, 2010

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This Photo was taken at Venetian Gardens in Leesburg, Florida, just ...

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Photo: Rainbow at sunset over Painted Hills

Painted Hills Rainbow

Photo of the Day, January 16, 2010

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Taken at the Painted Hills National Monument in Central Oregon near ...

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Photo: Old dock wood submerged in water

Lake Ohrid Dock Remains

Photo of the Day, January 15, 2010

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This is part of the old dock of Lake Ohrid, Republic ...

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Photo: Purple leaf

Purple Leaf, Vancouver

Photo of the Day, January 8, 2010

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This leaf struck me as so interesting and beautiful, as it ...

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Photo: Three polar bears playing

Polar Bears Playing

Photo of the Day, January 7, 2010

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This interested third party was observing the "interactions" of two polar ...

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Photo: Bull kelp along coastline

Coastline, The Snares

Photo of the Day, December 29, 2009

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Bull kelp clings to the coastline of New ...

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Photo: Lightning near Huntington Beach

Lightning at Huntington Beach, Ohio

Photo of the Day, December 28, 2009

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

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Photo: African elephant against misty backdrop

African Elephant, Ngorongoro Crater

Photo of the Day, December 27, 2009

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An African elephant crosses the lush green of ...

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Photo: Northern spotted owl

Northern Spotted Owl

Photo of the Day, December 23, 2009

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A tagged northern spotted owl swoops toward a ...

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Photo: Man-made lightning striking a model power line

Lightning Model

Photo of the Day, December 15, 2009

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Westinghouse engineers use this miniature system for tests ...

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Photo: Owachomo Bridge at night, Utah

Owachomo Bridge at Night, Utah

Photo of the Day, December 13, 2009

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A starry night gleams above Owachomo Bridge in ...

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Photo: Openbill storks nesting in marsh trees

Keoladeo National Park, India

Photo of the Day, December 12, 2009

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

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Photo: Frog with a small light glowing inside it

Cuban Tree Frog, Florida

Photo of the Day, December 9, 2009

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This is a Cuban tree frog on a ...

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Photo: Candle spruce trees at night

Candle Spruces at Night, Finland

Photo of the Day, December 7, 2009

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Candle spruces stand frozen before a backdrop of ...

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Photo: Kolmanskop, Namibia

Kolmanskop, Namibia

Photo of the Day, December 5, 2009

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This photograph was made in Kolmanskop, Namibia. Kolmanskop ...

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Dust Storm, Sydney

Photo of the Day, November 22, 2009

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The dust storm that hit Sydney on 23 September 2009 was ...

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Krog Street Tunnel, Atlanta

Photo of the Day, November 21, 2009

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I shot this during the Atlanta flood. I chanced upon a ...

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Photo: Dandelion against blue sky

Dandelion

Photo of the Day, November 19, 2009

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Parachute ball dandelion on bright Icelandic blue sky.

 

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Photo: Grove of Aspen trees

Aspen Grove, Oregon

Photo of the Day, November 17, 2009

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On the road to the Steens Mountain peak in eastern Oregon ...

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Photo: Reflection of tree and dock in a lake

Spitfire Lake Reflection

Photo of the Day, November 15, 2009

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Taken on Spitfire Lake in the Adirondack Park at around 7 ...

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Leopard in Tall Grass, Namibia

Photo of the Day, November 13, 2009

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Out on our early morning drive in the Ongrava Reserve near ...

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Doorway and Green Field, Scotland

Photo of the Day, November 10, 2009

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On a recent visit to Scotland I caught this shot of ...

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