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2015 4 07 19:34 UTC
Picture of the day
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Pampas deer taken at a ranch in Rocha Department, Uruguay  
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White stork (Ciconia ciconia) in Weltvogelpark Walsrode

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English : White stork (Ciconia ciconia) in Weltvogelpark Walsrode

2

Moscow: view of Mercury City Tower from the observation point of Imperia Tower (Moscow-City)

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English : Moscow: view of Mercury City Tower from the observation point of Imperia Tower (Moscow-City)

3

European Bistort (Bistorta officinalis) found on the Gemeindealpe Mitterbach, Lower Austria

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English : European Bistort (Bistorta officinalis) found on the Gemeindealpe Mitterbach, Lower Austria

4

Pampas deer taken at a ranch in Rocha Department, Uruguay

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English : Pampas deer taken at a ranch in Rocha Department, Uruguay

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A Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter and a Royal Marine rigid-inflatable boat (RIB), off Studland Bay, Dorset, UK.

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English : A Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter and a Royal Marine rigid-inflatable boat (RIB), off Studland Bay, Dorset, UK.

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A dual breed (beef and milk) cow with bell near Oeschinen Lake, Switzerland at an altitude of 1575 m photographed July 7, 2009. The breed is most likely Swiss Fleckvieh, alternatively Simmentaler-Fleckvieh or another dual breed.

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English : A dual breed (beef and milk) cow with bell near Oeschinen Lake, Switzerland at an altitude of 1575 m photographed July 7, 2009. The breed is most likely Swiss Fleckvieh, alternatively Simmentaler-Fleckvieh or another dual breed.

8

Looking up at the ceiling in the Miners' changing room in Rammelsberg Mining Museum, Harz, Germany. Work clothes are suspended from wires.

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English : Looking up at the ceiling in the Miners' changing room in Rammelsberg Mining Museum, Harz, Germany. Work clothes are suspended from wires.

9

Male human head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis.

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English : Male human head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis.

10

Morning view of Kukenan and Roraima tepuis, from Tëk river camp, Gran Sabana, Venezuela.

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English : Morning view of Kukenan and Roraima tepuis, from Tëk river camp, Gran Sabana, Venezuela.

11

Lettering guides for technical drawings.

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English : Lettering guides for technical drawings.

12

La Belle Otero, by Jean Reutlinger.

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English : La Belle Otero, by Jean Reutlinger.

13

Indian vultures (Gyps indicus) in their nest, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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English : Indian vultures (Gyps indicus) in their nest, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, India.

14

Delhi, India, portrait of a man.

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English : Delhi, India, portrait of a man.

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Interior of the Cathedral of Amiens, 1842, oil on carvas, by Jules Victor Génisson. Displayed in the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo.

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English : Interior of the Cathedral of Amiens, 1842, oil on carvas, by Jules Victor Génisson. Displayed in the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo.

16

Crab Xantho poressa, female at spawning time, carrying eggs under her abdomen. The Black sea. Ukraine.

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English : Crab Xantho poressa, female at spawning time, carrying eggs under her abdomen. The Black sea. Ukraine.

17

A mass grave at Estépar (Burgos) which contains twenty-six republicans who were killed during Spanish Civil War.

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English : A mass grave at Estépar (Burgos) which contains twenty-six republicans who were killed during Spanish Civil War.

18

Angel with column on Ponte Sant'Angelo in Rome

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English : Angel with column on Ponte Sant'Angelo in Rome

19

High above Tocopilla, Chile, one of SQMs Boxcabs coasts downhill to the Reverso switchback.

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English : High above Tocopilla, Chile, one of SQMs Boxcabs coasts downhill to the Reverso switchback.

20

Ceiling fresco in the Marble Hall of Melk Abbey by Paul Troger († 20th July 1762)

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English : Ceiling fresco in the Marble Hall of Melk Abbey by Paul Troger († 20th July 1762)

21

Fresco with CoA of Pope Pius VII.

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English : Fresco with CoA of Pope Pius VII.

22

Sikh man, Agra, India.

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English : Sikh man, Agra, India.

23

Panoramic view of Moros, Zaragoza, Spain.

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English : Panoramic view of Moros, Zaragoza, Spain.

24

A merged stack of confocal images showing actin filaments within a cell.

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English : A merged stack of confocal images showing actin filaments within a cell.

25

Vischering Castle in Lüdinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Vischering Castle in Lüdinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

26

Asian vine snake (Ahaetulla prasina) in Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand

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English : Asian vine snake (Ahaetulla prasina) in Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand

27

This unnamed berg has been frozen in place by sea ice in North Star Bay.

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English : This unnamed berg has been frozen in place by sea ice in North Star Bay.

28

Joan of Arc (1882) by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882).

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English : Joan of Arc (1882) by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882).

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Watch tower of the dam, Embalse de los Bermejales, Arenas del Rey, Andalusia, Spain.

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English : Watch tower of the dam, Embalse de los Bermejales, Arenas del Rey, Andalusia, Spain.

30

Timeline of the universe.

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English : Timeline of the universe.

31

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Two young cheetah brothers cleaning each other after having fed. Okavango Delta, Botswana.

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English : Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Two young cheetah brothers cleaning each other after having fed. Okavango Delta, Botswana.

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