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National Geographic
Image by National Geographic Explorer in Residence, @beverlyjoubert. The last light of the day is drawn towards the night as a leopard lounges in an Acacia tree. #bigcats #bigcatsinitiative #leopard #sunset #FiligreeSkies
Silent gathering. Photo taken by @christianziegler in the Green Swamp Preserve /North Carolina, a protected area managed by @nature_org (The Nature Conservancy). Thousands of Yellow pitcher plant (Sarracenia flava) sprout happily in a recently burned clearing in a Long-Leafed Pine forest in North C
Photo by @paleyphoto (Matthieu Paley). Evening in the #Pamir mountains. Ayse Gul is closing the sheep pen with intertwined pieces of wood. Occasionally at night, wolves or a snow leopard might attack the family livestock. Low light, cold, add some red - my favourite time of the day… Shot on assignme
Midnight Manta by @daviddoubilet A manta ray soars through a beam of light to feed on the plankton swarms attracted by the concentrated light. Mantas can live to 50 + years of age, maturing at 8-10 years and give live birth to 1 pup (rarely 2) every 2-3 years. #Manta populations are being severel
Puffy and fluffy, a young king penguin makes its way up a South Georgia beach:
Photo by @joelsartore | A blue crowned pigeon (Goura cristata) at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Omaha, Nebraska. #photoark #nationalgeographic #crownedpigeon #rarespecies
East coast - our #killingjesus Sunday night event begins. RT if you're watching & discuss w/ us while you watch.
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Photo @ladzinski / A male #GreatHornedOwl sits perched and alert within eye sight of his nesting mate in the early evening. Great horned owls are monogamous and the most widely ranged owl in the Americas. I was lucky enough to get a tip of the location of this nest yesterday while in Rocky Mountain
Photo by Pete McBride @pedromcbride // Bucking whitewater in the basement of the #GrandCanyon. Despite the remoteness of this 277-mile stretch of the #Coloradoriver, its rapids inside this mile-deep canyon, change daily, often hourly, rising and dropping, depending on electricity needs in the South
Camera trap photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). Over the course of 7 days a lone wolf visited this Moose kill site in #DenaliNationalPark. He always approached from the back and usually fled after 5-6 frames were taken. I love the intense look he is giving, one that pierces straight through the
photo by @kitracahana Ole & Nu Style Fellas start to dance before presenting themselves at the King and Queen Annual Ball at The Historic Carver Theater in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans on March 28th 2015. The Social Aide and Pleasure organization, founded in 1997, will take to the streets f
Photo by @drewtrush // Looking for Grizzly bears with members of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem team @nickngs and @ronan_donovan during spring storm cycles in Yellowstone National Park. #bears #tracks #grizzlybear @natgeocreative @thephotosociety
Photo by @petekmuller. A man walks through the streets of downtown #Harare, #Zimbabwe at dusk. Harare is a beautiful city despite a level of decay caused by various, recent economic challenges. The city has a beautiful, downtown business district and is characterized by an array of wonderful recreat
Photo taken by @christianziegler in #Sabah / #Borneo. Big lick: Rajah’s pitcher plant (Nepenthes rajah), has the largest of all pitchers, with up to 3 liters content. The species is endemic to higher elevations of the Mt. Kinabalu area and listed as endangered in the IUCN red list. This pitcher pl
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz Even though New York taxis were not officially required to be painted yellow—specifically, “Dupont M6284 or its equivalent”—until 1967, cab companies started painting their cars yellow before World War I. And the tradition continues to this day. The bigg
Photo by Mattias Klum @mattiasklumofficial. Two baby elephants cuddle in front of my camera in Selous, Tanzania. Young elephants spend a lot of time playing by chasing and pulling each others tails. They splash and spray each other with water and mud. They often "trunk wrestle" and practice fighting
Photo by @christianziegler (Christian Ziegler) in #Sabah / #Borneo . A snail has laid a clutch of eggs in a pitcher of a Vellose Pitcher plant (Nepenthes villosa) at more then 3000 meters elevation on the slopes of Mount Kinabalu in Sabah/ Borneo. The mountain climate is harsh: massive and frequent
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - The Király Thermal Bath is the oldest bath in Budapest, dating back to the 16th century. The atmospheric and dimly lit octagonal pool was originally built by the Turks inside the castle walls. It has since gone through several generations and was damaged during
Photo taken by @christianziegler in #Sabah / #Borneo. Rajah’s pitcher plant (Nepenthes rajah), has the largest of all pitchers, with up to 3 liters content. The species is endemic to higher elevations of the Mt. Kinabalu area and listed as endangered in the IUCN red list. Rajah’s pitcher plant has
"Living in the Age of Airplanes" will take you on a visual journey around the world:
Photo by @haarbergphoto (Erlend Haarberg) We spent the last ten days in the #Sarek National Park in #Sweden, photographing ptarmigans. As we feared would happen, the movement of the birds was unpredictable in the landscape covered by deep snow. We had some lucky moments when we spotted them - if the
Photo by @edkashi/@viiphoto: Helicopter "Sky Cranes", used by the CDF for dropping water on hard to reach fires, uses nearby #ShastaLake to load up their water tanks. Shasta County, CA 1999. A Sept. 2014 article on states, “According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 82% of the state of C
Photo by @haarbergphoto (Orsolya Haarberg) Shadows of birch trees draw paralell lines on the surface of snow that was smoothed into gentle waves by the winds. #Sarek National Park, #Sweden.
Photographer @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey) on assignment for @natgeo Magazine in his #AirWolf flight suit. Preparing to take off in an #R44helicopter to plant a camera trap on a moose kill site (hoping for a pack of wolves!) Check Huey's wolf photos from the past week of work in #DenaliNationalPark a
Photo @coryrichards A Rawang man weaves a bamboo mat in his home in the remote far north of the Kachin state, Myanmar. Shot #onassignment for @natgeo going sea to summit in an attempt to measure the highest point in SE Asia. @thephotosociety @natgeocreative