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An engraving by D. H. Friston of Gilbert and Sullivan's Trial by Jury, shortly after its première. A satire of courtroom antics, which invoked "almost boisterous hilarity" in its original audience, Trial by Jury remains a favourite throughout the English-speaking world, and is performed regularly to this day.

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English : An engraving by D. H. Friston of Gilbert and Sullivan's Trial by Jury, shortly after its première. A satire of courtroom antics, which invoked "almost boisterous hilarity" in its original audience, Trial by Jury remains a favourite throughout the English-speaking world, and is performed regularly to this day.

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A young paper wasp female (Polistes gallicus)

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English : A young paper wasp female (Polistes gallicus)

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Lesser Butterfly-orchid flower (Platanthera bifolia).

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English : Lesser Butterfly-orchid flower (Platanthera bifolia).

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Giant leopard moth (Hypercompe scribonia) found at 1AM near a light bulb in Newport News, Virginia.

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English : Giant leopard moth (Hypercompe scribonia) found at 1AM near a light bulb in Newport News, Virginia.

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Photochrom print of an elderly Irish woman at a spinning wheel, ca 1890-1900.

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English : Photochrom print of an elderly Irish woman at a spinning wheel, ca 1890-1900.

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A soldier beetle (Cantharis livida) on Ryegrass (Lolium sp.)

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English : A soldier beetle (Cantharis livida) on Ryegrass (Lolium sp.)

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The Red-eyed Tree Frog (Litoria chloris) found in eastern Australia.

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English : The Red-eyed Tree Frog (Litoria chloris) found in eastern Australia.

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Snipe fly (Rhagio_scolopaceus)

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English : Snipe fly (Rhagio_scolopaceus)

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Chinese fishing net near Kochi.

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English : Chinese fishing net near Kochi.

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Wat Chai Watthanaram, Ayutthaya Historical Park, central Thailand

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English : Wat Chai Watthanaram, Ayutthaya Historical Park, central Thailand

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Singer Veli Antti Hyyrynen of the Finnish thrash metal band Stam1na live at Nosturi, Helsinki

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English : Singer Veli Antti Hyyrynen of the Finnish thrash metal band Stam1na live at Nosturi, Helsinki

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Green turtle, Chelonia mydas, and his total internal reflection

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English : Green turtle, Chelonia mydas, and his total internal reflection

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A view over blooming cherry trees towards the centre of the Austrian village Fraxern in Vorarlberg. Rhinevalley and swiss mountains (Alpstein) in the background.

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English : A view over blooming cherry trees towards the centre of the Austrian village Fraxern in Vorarlberg. Rhinevalley and swiss mountains (Alpstein) in the background.

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A seated, listless child, who was among many kwashiorkor cases found in Nigerian relief camps during the Nigerian–Biafran War.

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English : A seated, listless child, who was among many kwashiorkor cases found in Nigerian relief camps during the Nigerian–Biafran War.

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Town of Kašperské Hory with St Margaret church as seen from the Liščí vrch (794 m).

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English : Town of Kašperské Hory with St Margaret church as seen from the Liščí vrch (794 m).

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Froghopper(Cercopis vulnerata). The froghoppers, or the superfamily Cercopoidea, are a group of Hemipteran insects, in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha.

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English : Froghopper(Cercopis vulnerata). The froghoppers, or the superfamily Cercopoidea, are a group of Hemipteran insects, in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha.

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An Haflinger foal in Bizau, Austria.

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English : An Haflinger foal in Bizau, Austria.

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Wild daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus).

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English : Wild daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus).

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View of Cuzco, Peru, taken from Cristo Blanco.

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English : View of Cuzco, Peru, taken from Cristo Blanco.

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Hubble Ultra Deep Field is an image of a small region of space in the constellation Fornax

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English : Hubble Ultra Deep Field is an image of a small region of space in the constellation Fornax

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A Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) caterpillar feeding on a leaf of the Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) in a private garden in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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English : A Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) caterpillar feeding on a leaf of the Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) in a private garden in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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One of the canals in Amsterdam.

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English : One of the canals in Amsterdam.

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Adult male Green Iguana (Iguana iguana) in Morikami Gardens, Delray Beach, Florida.

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English : Adult male Green Iguana (Iguana iguana) in Morikami Gardens, Delray Beach, Florida.

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Eastern Timberwolf (Canis lupus lycaon), picture taken in Schönbrunn Zoo, Vienna, Austria.

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English : Eastern Timberwolf (Canis lupus lycaon), picture taken in Schönbrunn Zoo, Vienna, Austria.

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The Pancake Rocks in Punakaiki (New Zealand) approximately one hour before high tide.

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English : The Pancake Rocks in Punakaiki (New Zealand) approximately one hour before high tide.

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Nectarine (Prunus persica) fruit development over a 7½ month period, from early winter to midsummer; East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia.

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English : Nectarine (Prunus persica) fruit development over a 7½ month period, from early winter to midsummer; East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia.

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Dead trees in the terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, US.

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English : Dead trees in the terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, US.

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English : A Emperor Penguin dives into the water somewhere in Antarctica.

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