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Photo: @melissafarlow @thephotosociety | The long, slow, bumpy ride on a rutted road from Diamond, OR takes a four-wheel drive but it's worth it if you find the Kiger mustangs--and their babies. The Steens Mountain herd has characteristics of the original Spanish mustang reintroduced to North Ameri
photo by @joelsartore | a keel-billed toucan at Tracy Aviary. #joelsartore #photoark #beautiful #photooftheday #bird
A humpback whale breaches in the waters around Tonga:
4th of July on the way! NY harbor during Lady Liberty festival 1986. @joemcnallyphoto @nikonusa #picoftheday #statueofliberty #SMDay
Photo by @ciriljazbec / “Where will the plane land?” one asks oneself. View from above showing South Tarawa atoll and its lagoon of low lying country Kiribati before a coming storm. Maximum elevation of the atoll is a mere 3 metres above sea level. Like many Pacific islands, Kiribati faces serious
Photo by @petekmuller/@prime_collective. A view of the awe-inspiring #Panjshir valley in north-central #Afghanistan. Panjshir leads to the foothills of the #HinduKush mountain range and is a hub of #emerald mining. At present, it is a largely peaceful area owing to the steep valleys that form natura
Photo by @pedromcbride (Pete McBride) // Ancient walls inside the #GrandCanyon frame the Milky Way as campers' lights are dwarfed below. The clarity of the night sky in this national park is crystal clear thanks to nearly zero light pollution - a view similar to what the Anasazi saw some 900 years a
Photo by @GerdLudwig, shot #onassignment for @natgeo. In the July 2015 National Geographic Magazine story "On a Roll," author David Brindley writes, "Today, thousands of upscale food trucks roam the city streets… broadcasting their whereabouts to sell everything from bespoke grilled cheese sandwich
Photograph by @paulnicklen. A Kermode Bear (also known as a Spirit Bear) devours a pink salmon along a small creek in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia. Their favorite part of the fish is the roe. To learn more about Spirit Bears and other keystone species that play a key role in keep
Photo by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto Incense in Taiwan still being made by hand. In LuKang, 82 yr. old Huang Ming Chong is one of the remaining masters, making incense sticks in the traditional way since age 14. Wet bamboo sticks are bathed in a secret formula of powders made from different k
Photo- @andy_bardon /// A portrait of Pemba Phuti Sherpa from the village of Phortse, which resides high in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal /// Shot on assignment for @Natgeo
Photo by @jimmy_chin After climbing 100ft of overhanging rock, @bookofsamuel spans between bad holds to finish a difficult 5.14 route on the epic limestone of Geyikbayiri, Turkey. #truegrit @thephotosociety
Photo by @thomaspeschak A salmon leaps high into the air to clear a raging waterfall. On their annual migration salmon leave the pacific ocean behind and ascend rivers and streams to spawn. Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada. @thephotosociety @pacificwild @natgeocreative For more photog
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - It’s a race against time! Early one morning inside a moulin on the Aletsch glacier in Switzerland, an explorer installs another ice screw to secure his rope during a journey into the unknown, just before the sun rises and the ice-cold meltwater plummets down and
Cheetah cubs stick close to their mother in Masai Mara National Reserve:
Photo @ladzinski / A cracked sky raining beams of light down onto the #NgorongoroCrater in Tanzania. The crater is a world heritage sight, home to approx 25,000 animals in the 100 square mile natural habitat.
photo by @joelsartore | A king penguin rookery from South Georgia Island's St. Andrews Bay. #joelsartore #photoark #beautiful #photooftheday #penguin
@FransLanting This leopard was an embodiment of stealth as it eased through tall grass on a floodplain in northern Botswana. I panned my camera along with his strides to create a smooth impression of movement, but managed to keep his hunting eye in sharp focus. This photograph is featured in my new
Photo by Stephanie Sinclair @stephsinclairpix Portrait of Veronika Sindelárová, as she holds her youngest child Fabián, 1, in Ostrava, Czech Republic. For the past few weeks I've been leading National Geographic's Your Shot assignment "Mother and Child," which ends tomorrow. The three week assignme
Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // I was traveling along the Pakistan/Afghanistan border, and saw a group of Kuchi nomads. The numbers of this nomadic people are shrinking because of continual war, ethnic tensions, and years of drought. Landmines have also restricted grazing areas. Many now liv
Photo by @amivitale. Meet Machine, a resident #bloodhound sniffer dog at @loisaba_conservancy where @nature_africa works in Laikipia, northern #Kenya. These dogs protect #people and #wildlife against poaching and crime. @nature_africa @nature_org @nrt_kenya @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nikonus
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Photo by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto #Onassignment shooting story on #Mazu, Goddess of the sea, protector of sailors and fishermen, and most popular God in #Taiwan. I shot this imaginatively rainbow colored sunshade at the Grand Temple of Lu Erh Men in #Tainan, the largest temple dedicated to
Photo by @petekmuller/@prime_collective for @natgeo. Residents of the village of #Meliandou, #Guinea unwind in the afternoon. Meliandou is a very small village (pop 400) located in Guinea's largely isolated forest region. It's approximately ten miles from the border town of #Gueckedou, a major trans

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