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Heliconius comprise a colorful and widespread butterfly genus distributed throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the New World. As shown Heliconius melpomene

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English : Heliconius comprise a colorful and widespread butterfly genus distributed throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the New World. As shown Heliconius melpomene

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St. Louis on the Mississippi river by night.

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English : St. Louis on the Mississippi river by night.

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William Hogarth's engraving Gin Lane, as reproduced by Samuel Davenport for his 1807 collection of Hogarth's works. A response to the Gin Craze that hit London in the 18th century, and was blamed for public drunkenness and numerous social problems.

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English : William Hogarth's engraving Gin Lane, as reproduced by Samuel Davenport for his 1807 collection of Hogarth's works. A response to the Gin Craze that hit London in the 18th century, and was blamed for public drunkenness and numerous social problems.

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A whole and a cut green Hayward variety kiwifruit

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English : A whole and a cut green Hayward variety kiwifruit

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Map of the county of Flanders by 1609

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English : Map of the county of Flanders by 1609

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Horses on Bianditz mountain. Behind them Aiako Harria mountain can be seen.

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English : Horses on Bianditz mountain. Behind them Aiako Harria mountain can be seen.

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Ordinary sausage making in Hungary.

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English : Ordinary sausage making in Hungary.

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300 degree indoor panorama of baggage claim area at Hong Kong International Airport near midnight

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English : 300 degree indoor panorama of baggage claim area at Hong Kong International Airport near midnight

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Moon view from earth

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English : Moon view from earth

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View over Paris, at dusk, from the Maine-Montparnasse tower.

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English : View over Paris, at dusk, from the Maine-Montparnasse tower.

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Crepuscular rays, taken at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.

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English : Crepuscular rays, taken at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.

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Stinkhorn (Aseroë rubra) in the camping ground at Springbrook, Queensland.

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English : Stinkhorn (Aseroë rubra) in the camping ground at Springbrook, Queensland.

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A five-segment panorama of the Tagus River in Toledo, Spain

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English : A five-segment panorama of the Tagus River in Toledo, Spain

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Dew on a spider's web in the morning.

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English : Dew on a spider's web in the morning.

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The pier of the seaside resort Prerow in Nordvorpommern, Germany. On the foreground, a Scott's pine (Pinus sylvestris)

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English : The pier of the seaside resort Prerow in Nordvorpommern, Germany. On the foreground, a Scott's pine (Pinus sylvestris)

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View from Engelberg OW, Switzerland, to the summit of Hahnen (8537ft)

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English : View from Engelberg OW, Switzerland, to the summit of Hahnen (8537ft)

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Female Pholidoptera griseoaptera in the nature reserve Wagenmoos near Udligenswil LU, Switzerland.

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English : Female Pholidoptera griseoaptera in the nature reserve Wagenmoos near Udligenswil LU, Switzerland.

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The respiratory system consists of the airways, the lungs, and the respiratory muscles that mediate the movement of air into and out of the body.

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English : The respiratory system consists of the airways, the lungs, and the respiratory muscles that mediate the movement of air into and out of the body.

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Dusk on the Marine Parade, Lyme Regis, Dorset, UK. The ammonite-design streetlamps reflect the town's location on the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage site. The bird is a herring gull, Larus argentatus

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English : Dusk on the Marine Parade, Lyme Regis, Dorset, UK. The ammonite-design streetlamps reflect the town's location on the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage site. The bird is a herring gull, Larus argentatus

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Ivan the Terrible Showing His Treasury to Jerome Horsey by Alexander Litovchenko. Jerome Horsey was the ambassador of Queen Elizabeth I of Great Britain, and got to know Tsar Ivan IV fairly well during his time there. Behind Ivan can be seen Fyodor, his heir.

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English : Ivan the Terrible Showing His Treasury to Jerome Horsey by Alexander Litovchenko. Jerome Horsey was the ambassador of Queen Elizabeth I of Great Britain, and got to know Tsar Ivan IV fairly well during his time there. Behind Ivan can be seen Fyodor, his heir.

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Studies of Embryos by Leonardo da Vinci (Pen over red chalk 1510-1513)

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English : Studies of Embryos by Leonardo da Vinci (Pen over red chalk 1510-1513)

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A game of snooker (or billiards) in progress. The game is being played on a half-size table.

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English : A game of snooker (or billiards) in progress. The game is being played on a half-size table.

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A seascape after sunset. Just north of Cabo da Roca, Portugal

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English : A seascape after sunset. Just north of Cabo da Roca, Portugal

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A Mooring bollard at sunset

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English : A Mooring bollard at sunset

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Comet Hale-Bopp as it flies over the sky of Pazin in Istria, Croatia

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English : Comet Hale-Bopp as it flies over the sky of Pazin in Istria, Croatia

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Sadko in the Underwater Kingdom by Ilya Yefimovich Repin in the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

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English : Sadko in the Underwater Kingdom by Ilya Yefimovich Repin in the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

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The [Franco-Prussian] War: Fall of Strasbourg - Departure of French Prisoners, an engraving from the October 15, 1870 issue of The Illustrated London News. The city of Strasbourg was considered one of the best fortified in Europe, but after receiving news of Napoleon III's defeat and capture at the Battle of Sedan, meaning no reinforcements would be coming, the leader of the defensive forces, General Uhrich, was forced to surrender.

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English : The [Franco-Prussian] War: Fall of Strasbourg - Departure of French Prisoners, an engraving from the October 15, 1870 issue of The Illustrated London News. The city of Strasbourg was considered one of the best fortified in Europe, but after receiving news of Napoleon III's defeat and capture at the Battle of Sedan, meaning no reinforcements would be coming, the leader of the defensive forces, General Uhrich, was forced to surrender.

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180-degree panorama of the Italian Dolomites from Plan de Corones, Bozen, Italy.

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English : 180-degree panorama of the Italian Dolomites from Plan de Corones, Bozen, Italy.

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