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2014 17 09 01:35 UTC
Picture of the day
El Torcal Iberiensteinbock 2014.jpg
Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica hispanica) at rocks in El Torcal, Andalusia  
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European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

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English : European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

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Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, heart formation

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English : Upper Antelope Canyon near Page, heart formation

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Tamme-Lauri oak, the oldest tree in Estonia.

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English : Tamme-Lauri oak, the oldest tree in Estonia.

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The Mount Rushmore Monument as seen from the viewing plaza.

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English : The Mount Rushmore Monument as seen from the viewing plaza.

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Nightly view of Duisburg Inner Harbour with office building "Five Boats" and marina

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English : Nightly view of Duisburg Inner Harbour with office building "Five Boats" and marina

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Night view of Maly Krasnokholmsky Bridge over Vodootvodny Canal in Moscow, Russia

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English : Night view of Maly Krasnokholmsky Bridge over Vodootvodny Canal in Moscow, Russia

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On Independence of Brazil's Day, the painting Independence or Death! (The Ipiranga Shout), by Pedro Américo, 1888, Museu Paulista.

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English : On Independence of Brazil's Day, the painting Independence or Death! (The Ipiranga Shout), by Pedro Américo, 1888, Museu Paulista.

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Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), also called the white-handed gibbon, Kaeng Krachan National Park, Phetchaburi, Thailand.

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English : Lar gibbon (Hylobates lar), also called the white-handed gibbon, Kaeng Krachan National Park, Phetchaburi, Thailand.

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Cómpeta - panoramic view at Golden Hour shortly before sunset

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English : Cómpeta - panoramic view at Golden Hour shortly before sunset

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Ascalaphus sinister, male

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English : Ascalaphus sinister, male

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Ascalaphus sinister, female

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English : Ascalaphus sinister, female

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Cityscape of Rouen, taken from "La Corniche" showing the River Seine

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English : Cityscape of Rouen, taken from "La Corniche" showing the River Seine

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Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion, Attica, Greece

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English : Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion, Attica, Greece

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Jagdschloss Glienicke, a small hunting lodge in Wannsee, Germany

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English : Jagdschloss Glienicke, a small hunting lodge in Wannsee, Germany

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Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica hispanica) at rocks in El Torcal, Andalusia

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English : Spanish ibex (Capra pyrenaica hispanica) at rocks in El Torcal, Andalusia

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The parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) in its natural environment.

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English : The parasol mushroom (Macrolepiota procera) in its natural environment.

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Longhorn beetles (Agapanthia pustulifera) copulating. Taken in Nahal Shikma Reserve, Israel, February 1, 2014.

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English : Longhorn beetles (Agapanthia pustulifera) copulating. Taken in Nahal Shikma Reserve, Israel, February 1, 2014.

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The Petite Ceinture railway line ("Little Belt railway") passing through the parc Montsouris, 14th arrondissement of Paris, France..

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English : The Petite Ceinture railway line ("Little Belt railway") passing through the parc Montsouris, 14th arrondissement of Paris, France..

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Fog in the valleys seen from Blassenstein mountain (Lower Austria)

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English : Fog in the valleys seen from Blassenstein mountain (Lower Austria)

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High resolution panorama of Trevélez in the Alpujarras, a part of Sierra Nevada in Andalusia, one of the highest located villages in Spain

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English : High resolution panorama of Trevélez in the Alpujarras, a part of Sierra Nevada in Andalusia, one of the highest located villages in Spain

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Posing girl at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park with Half Dome in the background

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English : Posing girl at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park with Half Dome in the background

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Female digger bee (Anthophora sp.) approaching an inflorescence of Anchusa undulata. Taken on Mount Carmel, Israel, February 28, 2013.

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English : Female digger bee (Anthophora sp.) approaching an inflorescence of Anchusa undulata. Taken on Mount Carmel, Israel, February 28, 2013.

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Sõrve lighthouse, Saaremaa, Estonia.

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English : Sõrve lighthouse, Saaremaa, Estonia.

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View from Hopi Point over Grand Canyon with rainbow

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English : View from Hopi Point over Grand Canyon with rainbow

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The Oriental hornet (Vespa orientalis) is an important pollinator of the autumn-flowering sea squill (Drimia maritima) in Israel.

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English : The Oriental hornet (Vespa orientalis) is an important pollinator of the autumn-flowering sea squill (Drimia maritima) in Israel.

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