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Photo of the Day : Nature & Weather

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Photo: Boulder amid grassland

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Park, South Dakota

Photo of the Day, April 17, 2011

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A glacial remnant boulder is surrounded by grassland in ...

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Photo: A pond in Kemeri National Park

Kemeri National Park, Latvia

Photo of the Day, April 16, 2011

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Left behind when the Baltic receded millennia ago, the ...

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Photo: Lightning strike over the city of Scottsdale

Lightning, Arizona

Photo of the Day, April 15, 2011

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This is a time exposure of four lightning strikes ...

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Photo: A tree in a green field

Spring Field

Photo of the Day, April 14, 2011

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The slim sun of February heats the ground waiting ...

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Photo: A fiery lava lake inside a volcanic crater

Nyiragongo Lava, Congo

Photo of the Day, April 13, 2011

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Cradling one of the world's largest and least ...

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Photo: The Matterhorn as seen from Riffel Lake

Matterhorn

Photo of the Day, April 11, 2011

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Radiant at sunrise, the Matterhorn towers over Riffel Lake ...

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Photo: Polar bear with cub on her back

Polar Bear and Cub, Svalbard

Photo of the Day, April 10, 2011

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As we watched from our Zodiac, this polar bear ...

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Photo: Palm trees seen through a rain-covered windshield

Thunderstorm, Florida

Photo of the Day, April 9, 2011

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It rains almost every afternoon in the sunshine state ...

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Photo: A red poppy in a wheat field

Poppy in Field, Geneva

Photo of the Day, April 8, 2011

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This fragile poppy looked rather strong against the wind ...

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Photo: Aerial of eroded landscape

Eroded Landscape, Madagascar

Photo of the Day, April 7, 2011

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Pockets of eroded earth create leaf shapes in the ...

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Photo: A rainbow in the Grand Canyon

Hermit’s Trail, Grand Canyon

Photo of the Day, April 6, 2011

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On the remote Hermit’s Trail off the South ...

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Photo: Sandhill cranes along the Platte River

Sandhill Cranes, Platte River

Photo of the Day, April 5, 2011

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Half a million sandhill cranes pause on the Platte ...

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Photo: A sting ray swimming in grass flats

Sting Ray, Key West

Photo of the Day, April 4, 2011

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I was on the grass flats just offshore in ...

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Photo: A sailboat at sea after a rainstorm

Sailboat at Sea, Germany

Photo of the Day, April 3, 2011

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While hiking at Jasmund National Park in northeast Germany ...

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Photo: A cowboy riding on a beach at sunset

Cowboy, Cabo San Lucas

Photo of the Day, April 2, 2011

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This photo of a cowboy in Cabo San Lucas ...

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Photo: Borodudur Monument against the backdrop of Mount Merapi

Mount Merapi, Indonesia

Photo of the Day, April 1, 2011

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On this day the sun rose directly behind the ...

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Photo: A person walking on the lava floor of a caldera

Nyiragongo Volcano, Congo

Photo of the Day, March 24, 2011

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An expedition member walks on the cooled lava floor ...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Photo: Reflections on a wet street

Chinatown, New York

Photo of the Day, January 22, 2011

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Reflections on the road after a wet afternoon. Chinatown, New York ...

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Photo: Pier after a winter storm

South Haven, Michigan

Photo of the Day, January 21, 2011

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This was taken after the first winter storm in December. South ...

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Photo: Overhead view of a busy sidewalk

Ginza, Tokyo

Photo of the Day, January 20, 2011

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A rainy business day during the lunch hour in Ginza, Tokyo ...

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Photo: Clouds over Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Iceland

Photo of the Day, January 14, 2011

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During a magic trip driving round Iceland, it was raining a ...

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Photo: Timber wolves licking each other

Timber Wolves

Photo of the Day, January 13, 2011

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The secret behaviors of the timber wolves revealed in this photograph ...

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Photo: Waves crashing on rocks

Point Mugu, California

Photo of the Day, January 12, 2011

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At Point Mugu, near Malibu, California. A self-portrait while shooting with ...

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Photo: Sunrise over Sanur Beach

Sanur Beach, Bali

Photo of the Day, January 11, 2011

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Beautiful sunrise over Sanur Beach, Bali

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Photo: Firemen in California

Firemen, California

Photo of the Day, January 10, 2011

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Silhouetted against the headlights of their engine, firemen attempt to put ...

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