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2021 17 05 04:57 UTC
Picture of the day
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A train is hauling lead ore from the San Cristobal mine (Bolivia) to the port city of Antofagasta (Chile).
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Chinese workers are going to the downtown Pingyao for early morning job, June 2007.

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English : Chinese workers are going to the downtown Pingyao for early morning job, June 2007.

2

Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci, who died on this day in 1519.

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English : Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci, who died on this day in 1519.

3

Flying geese at sunrise in the hamlet Börnste, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Wikipedia: Grey goose · Dülmen · Sunrise

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English : Flying geese at sunrise in the hamlet Börnste, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Wikipedia: Grey goose · Dülmen · Sunrise

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Common warthog (Phacochoerus africanus), Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe.

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English : Common warthog (Phacochoerus africanus), Zambezi National Park, Zimbabwe.

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Northern white-breasted hedgehog (Erinaceus roumanicus), Ukraine. Photo taken in the wild.

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English : Northern white-breasted hedgehog (Erinaceus roumanicus), Ukraine. Photo taken in the wild.

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The picture was taken from the trail to Mt Fyffe and depicts Kowhai River at the bottom with the ranges West of Mt Fyffe. Kaikoura Ranges, New Zealand

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English : The picture was taken from the trail to Mt Fyffe and depicts Kowhai River at the bottom with the ranges West of Mt Fyffe. Kaikoura Ranges, New Zealand

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Tokyo Metro train crosses the Kanda river, while, above, a set of JR East just leaves Ochanomizu. Photo taken at Ochanomizu, Tokyo, Japan.

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English : Tokyo Metro train crosses the Kanda river, while, above, a set of JR East just leaves Ochanomizu. Photo taken at Ochanomizu, Tokyo, Japan.

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Rock hyrax (also called a rock rabbit) (Procavia capensis), Erongo, Namibia. Along with the manatee, hyraxes are the animals most closely related to elephants.

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English : Rock hyrax (also called a rock rabbit) (Procavia capensis), Erongo, Namibia. Along with the manatee, hyraxes are the animals most closely related to elephants.

9

Fine Wind, Clear Morning (Gaifū kaisei), also known as Red Fuji, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei).

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English : Fine Wind, Clear Morning (Gaifū kaisei), also known as Red Fuji, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei).

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Stokes Hill Wharf in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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English : Stokes Hill Wharf in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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The Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York City, which first opened to the public on May 13, 1911.

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English : The Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York City, which first opened to the public on May 13, 1911.

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Exemplar of African darter (Anhinga rufa) looking for fish in the Chobe River, Chobe National Park, Botswana.

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English : Exemplar of African darter (Anhinga rufa) looking for fish in the Chobe River, Chobe National Park, Botswana.

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Hvannhagi lake at Suðuroy, Faroe Islands.

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English : Hvannhagi lake at Suðuroy, Faroe Islands.

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A train is hauling lead ore from the San Cristobal mine (Bolivia) to the port city of Antofagasta (Chile).

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English : A train is hauling lead ore from the San Cristobal mine (Bolivia) to the port city of Antofagasta (Chile).

18

Polonina of shepherds after a thunderstorm. Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, Ukraine.

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English : Polonina of shepherds after a thunderstorm. Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, Ukraine.

19

African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer), Lake Ziway, Ethiopia.

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English : African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer), Lake Ziway, Ethiopia.

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Light trail of the largest German ferry M/S Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Warnemünde, Germany

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English : Light trail of the largest German ferry M/S Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in Warnemünde, Germany

21

Black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus) courtship behaviour. Kinburn Peninsula, Ukraine.

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English : Black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus) courtship behaviour. Kinburn Peninsula, Ukraine.

22

Aveiro lighthouse, west coast of Portugal.

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English : Aveiro lighthouse, west coast of Portugal.

23

A female African bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) with her six-week-old baby in the Matetsi Safari Area, Zimbabwe, having just crossed the border from Botswana.

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English : A female African bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) with her six-week-old baby in the Matetsi Safari Area, Zimbabwe, having just crossed the border from Botswana.

24

Parboiled rice with chicken, peppers, squash, peas and tomato.

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English : Parboiled rice with chicken, peppers, squash, peas and tomato.

25

Five antennas of the Australia Telescope Compact Array, near Narrabri (New South Wales). This photograph was taken in the late phase of the construction process (~1984).

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English : Five antennas of the Australia Telescope Compact Array, near Narrabri (New South Wales). This photograph was taken in the late phase of the construction process (~1984).

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Inventor Nikola Tesla in December 1899, reading in his laboratory of Colorado Springs next to his giant "magnifying transmitter" high voltage generator while the machine produces huge bolts of electricity. This photo was in fact a promotional stunt by photographer Dickenson V. Alley.

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English : Inventor Nikola Tesla in December 1899, reading in his laboratory of Colorado Springs next to his giant "magnifying transmitter" high voltage generator while the machine produces huge bolts of electricity. This photo was in fact a promotional stunt by photographer Dickenson V. Alley.

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Aerial shot of the Church of the Savior on Blood in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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English : Aerial shot of the Church of the Savior on Blood in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Detail of Distinction Hotel facade, Christchurch, New Zealand

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English : Detail of Distinction Hotel facade, Christchurch, New Zealand

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Fortress. Today is the day of Kamianets-Podilskyi, Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Ukraine.

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English : Fortress. Today is the day of Kamianets-Podilskyi, Khmelnytskyi Oblast, Ukraine.

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Wrocław Główny, the largest railway station in Poland in terms of the number of passengers serviced.

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English : Wrocław Główny, the largest railway station in Poland in terms of the number of passengers serviced.

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