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2020 6 06 03:05 UTC
Picture of the day
Friends Towers, Munich, June 2019.jpg
Friends Towers, Munich, a residential high-rise complex – detail of facade.
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Female southern plains grey langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri) in Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955.

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English : Female southern plains grey langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri) in Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955.

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Trees (Arbutus on the left) during the sunset in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Sidney Island, British Columbia, Canada

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English : Trees (Arbutus on the left) during the sunset in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Sidney Island, British Columbia, Canada

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“Langer Eugen” in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, a high-rise designed by Egon Eiermann in 1966 – detail of facade.

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English : “Langer Eugen” in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, a high-rise designed by Egon Eiermann in 1966 – detail of facade.

4

Long exposure of the Seattle Great Wheel, Elliott Bay, Seattle, Washington, USA. The giant Ferris wheel is 175 feet (53.3 m) high and was the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it was inaugurated in June 2012.

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English : Long exposure of the Seattle Great Wheel, Elliott Bay, Seattle, Washington, USA. The giant Ferris wheel is 175 feet (53.3 m) high and was the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it was inaugurated in June 2012.

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Globeflower (Trollius europaeus) with Brachycera

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English : Globeflower (Trollius europaeus) with Brachycera

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Friends Towers, Munich, a residential high-rise complex – detail of facade.

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English : Friends Towers, Munich, a residential high-rise complex – detail of facade.

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View of Étretat, France

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English : View of Étretat, France

8

Flower buds in development of Eryngium giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'.

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English : Flower buds in development of Eryngium giganteum 'Miss Willmott's Ghost'.

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BMW Mini at night on a country lane in the hamlet Börnste, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : BMW Mini at night on a country lane in the hamlet Börnste, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Panoramic view of the Tara Cathedrals (left) and the Tara salt flat in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile.

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English : Panoramic view of the Tara Cathedrals (left) and the Tara salt flat in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile.

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Windows of the St. Paul's Cathedral in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Windows of the St. Paul's Cathedral in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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African daisy (Ceryle rudis leucomelanurus) has about 50 species. The scientific name is derived from the Greek osteon (bone) and Latin spermum (seed).

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English : African daisy (Ceryle rudis leucomelanurus) has about 50 species. The scientific name is derived from the Greek osteon (bone) and Latin spermum (seed).

13

Aerial photograph of Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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English : Aerial photograph of Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia

14

Blue rock thrush, male (Monticola solitarius). Photographed in Israel at Gamla Nature Reserve.

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English : Blue rock thrush, male (Monticola solitarius). Photographed in Israel at Gamla Nature Reserve.

15

Flower of a red chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum × grandiflorum) with dew drops in a garden Upper Franconia. Focus stack of 32 frames..

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English : Flower of a red chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum × grandiflorum) with dew drops in a garden Upper Franconia. Focus stack of 32 frames..

16

Image of the Virgin of Los Remedios ("Lady of the Cures") in the homonymous Baroque chapel of the church of John the Baptist, Ágreda, province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. The chapel was built in 1697 by Count of Villarea. The originally Romanesque church (visible in its portal) was built in the second half of the 12th century and reworked in the 16th century with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements, while the reredos behind the image dates from the 18th century.

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English : Image of the Virgin of Los Remedios ("Lady of the Cures") in the homonymous Baroque chapel of the church of John the Baptist, Ágreda, province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. The chapel was built in 1697 by Count of Villarea. The originally Romanesque church (visible in its portal) was built in the second half of the 12th century and reworked in the 16th century with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements, while the reredos behind the image dates from the 18th century.

17

Black redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros), female, in the park of Seehof Castle near Bamberg, Germany.

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English : Black redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros), female, in the park of Seehof Castle near Bamberg, Germany.

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Cruise ship Regal Princess (2013) at Warnemünde, Rostock, Germany

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English : Cruise ship Regal Princess (2013) at Warnemünde, Rostock, Germany

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Black-veined white butterfly (Aporia crataegi) on an early marsh-orchid (Dactylorhiza incarnata), Tagamõisa Conservation Area, Saaremaa, Estonia

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English : Black-veined white butterfly (Aporia crataegi) on an early marsh-orchid (Dactylorhiza incarnata), Tagamõisa Conservation Area, Saaremaa, Estonia

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Photo showing both the sun and the moon around the winter solstice (see also June solstice). South New Brighton's beach, Christchurch, New Zealand

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English : Photo showing both the sun and the moon around the winter solstice (see also June solstice). South New Brighton's beach, Christchurch, New Zealand

22

View of the Yukon River near Carmacks, Yukon, Canada.

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English : View of the Yukon River near Carmacks, Yukon, Canada.

23

Bird room in the natural history museum in Bamberg.

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English : Bird room in the natural history museum in Bamberg.

24

Crystals (mainly sugar) in a dried Coca Cola drop under a microscope. Polarization. Crossed polarizers

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English : Crystals (mainly sugar) in a dried Coca Cola drop under a microscope. Polarization. Crossed polarizers

25

Sun and Moon Pagodas and reflections in Shanhu Lake, Guilin, China.

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English : Sun and Moon Pagodas and reflections in Shanhu Lake, Guilin, China.

26

Blooming apple tree. Ukraine

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English : Blooming apple tree. Ukraine

27

Adult Purple Heron capturing a Zander (Sander lucioperca) fry.

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English : Adult Purple Heron capturing a Zander (Sander lucioperca) fry.

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Panoramic view of Reykjavik and the Atlantic Ocean during sunset seen from the Shore Walk, Capital Region, Iceland. The city concentrates, with 123,300 inhabitants, 35% of the country population and was founded in around AD 870 by norwegian settlers.

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English : Panoramic view of Reykjavik and the Atlantic Ocean during sunset seen from the Shore Walk, Capital Region, Iceland. The city concentrates, with 123,300 inhabitants, 35% of the country population and was founded in around AD 870 by norwegian settlers.

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Glanville fritillary (Melitaea cinxia) covered with water drops, in Wittenberge-Rühstädter Elbniederung nature reserve, Germany

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English : Glanville fritillary (Melitaea cinxia) covered with water drops, in Wittenberge-Rühstädter Elbniederung nature reserve, Germany

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