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Photo of the Day : Nature & Weather

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Picture of salmon and trout in Bristol Bay creek, Alaska

Salmon and Trout, Alaska

Photo of the Day, July 20, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

In summer, millions of fish disperse up Bristol Bay's watershed ...

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Picture of a pair of muskoxen on Wrangel Island

Muskoxen, Wrangel Island

Photo of the Day, July 11, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Two bull muskoxen size each other up. In September, with mating ...

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Picture of a marble bridge at the Summer Palace in China

Summer Palace, China

Photo of the Day, June 25, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

Marble 17-arch bridge at the Summer Palace, China

This photo and ...

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Picture of cherry blossoms in Japan

Cherry Blossoms, Japan

Photo of the Day, June 23, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

Cherry blossom is called sakura in Japanese. It is a Japanese ...

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Picture of a bamboo forest and shrine in Japan

Bamboo Forest, Japan

Photo of the Day, June 16, 2013

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In the Muromachi period, Sesson Shukei (1504-1589), a painting priest, used ...

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Picture of waves crashing on a beach in Iceland

Waves, Iceland

Photo of the Day, June 12, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

This is a one-second exposure of the trails left by a ...

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Picture of a flock of swifts

Swifts, Iguazu Falls

Photo of the Day, June 2, 2013

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This picture was taken at the majestic Iguazu Falls. The flight ...

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Picture of a whitetail deer on the Centerpoint Trail in Arkansas

Whitetail Deer, Arkansas

Photo of the Day, May 28, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

I happened upon this beautiful whitetail doe while ...

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Picture of an aurora borealis at the Abisko Mountain Lodge in Sweden

Aurora Borealis, Sweden

Photo of the Day, May 27, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

We were lucky enough to witness some very ...

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Picture of a boat passing by a coral reef in Roatan, Honduras

Coral Reef, Honduras

Photo of the Day, May 25, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

After snorkeling with my family in the breathtaking ...

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Picture of an ice-skater and a fogbow in Sweden

Ice-Skater, Sweden

Photo of the Day, May 22, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

We had been skating around in the thick ...

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Picture of light shining through storm clouds in Chile

Patagonia, Chile

Photo of the Day, May 15, 2013

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I took this photo in Villa O'Higgins ...

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Picture of a great white egret foraging for food in Florida

Great Egret, Florida

Photo of the Day, May 12, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

This great white egret is often found at ...

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Picture of a snow-covered playground in Varna, Bulgaria

Winter, Bulgaria

Photo of the Day, May 11, 2013

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This is a landscape that I see every ...

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Picture of a shelf cloud in Saskatchewan

Shelf Cloud, Saskatchewan

Photo of the Day, May 9, 2013

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The day began as any other storm-chasing day ...

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Picture of water drops dusting a garden in Cape Town

Garden, Cape Town

Photo of the Day, May 7, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

What inspired me to take this photograph was ...

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Picture of dawn in the Tokai forest in South Africa

Tokai Forest, South Africa

Photo of the Day, May 3, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots

I woke up early to go take some ...

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Picture of the Northern Lights over Godafoss in Iceland

Waterfall, Iceland

Photo of the Day, April 30, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

This is an image I have had on my ...

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Picture of a blenny fish in the Red Sea

Blenny, Red Sea

Photo of the Day, April 29, 2013

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Small blenny fish hiding in a coral hole, Red ...

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Picture of a farmhouse in the snow

Farmhouse, Delaware

Photo of the Day, April 28, 2013

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Painter Andrew Wyeth kept a secret studio a few ...

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Picture of the beach at Cape Blossom on Wrangel Island

Cape Blossom, Russia

Photo of the Day, April 27, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

A barrier beach of marine rubble stretches toward desolate ...

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Picture of a diamondback rattlesnake in Big Bend National Park

Diamondback, Big Bend National Park

Photo of the Day, April 26, 2013

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I carry snake tongs when I travel to Big ...

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Picture of Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park

Mesa Arch, Canyonlands

Photo of the Day, April 25, 2013

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Mesa Arch in Utah's Canyonlands National Park is ...

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Picture of a wolf in Denali National Park

Wolf, Denali National Park

Photo of the Day, April 24, 2013

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I photographed this wolf hunting snowshoe hares in Denali ...

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Picture of a rural scene in the Great Smoky Mountains

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains

Photo of the Day, April 23, 2013

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This was taken in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains ...

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Picture of sunrise over Yellow Mounds in Badlands National Park

Sunrise, Badlands National Park

Photo of the Day, April 22, 2013

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Sunrise near Yellow Mounds, Badlands National Park

(This photo ...

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Picture of bluebells in Delaware

Bluebells, Delaware

Photo of the Day, April 21, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Bluebells blooming along the Brandywine River mark springtime in ...

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Picture of a pair of elephant seals

Elephant Seal, California

Photo of the Day, April 20, 2013

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Female elephant seal scratching her head while another sleeps ...

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Picture of chickens in a farm pasture in Pennsylvania

Chicken Farm, Pennsylvania

Photo of the Day, April 19, 2013

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Chickens provide the fertilizer on this Pennsylvania farm. The ...

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Picture of a funnel cloud over a cornfield in Minnesota

Funnel Cloud, Minnesota

Photo of the Day, April 18, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Northfield, Minnesota
Born in a bruising supercell, a funnel ...

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 Picture of the Temple of Aphrodite at Kykuit Gardens

Kykuit Gardens, New York

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

The gardens of Kykuit, at the Rockefeller estate in ...

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Picture of trees in snow

Trees in Snow

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

The wind was blowing at 90 kilometers (56 miles ...

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Picture of a snorkeler and a giant manta ray in Ningaloo Reef, Australia

Manta Ray and Snorkeler, Australia

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

A snorkeler appreciates the beauty of a giant manta ...

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Picture of swans on the Vltava River, Prague

Swans, Prague

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2013

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Swans on the Vltava River in Prague

(This photo ...

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Picture of a pinecone on an icy surface

Winter, Sweden

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2013

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Shot taken on a winter morning in the Swedish ...

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Picture of Kyrgyz girls herding sheep in Afghanistan

Sheep, Afghanistan

Photo of the Day, April 12, 2013

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

In this high, barren valley called Little Pamir, survival ...

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