Tuesday, September 2, 2014

BEST PHOTOS OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FOR JULY 2013

Focus on the best photos июля 2013th of National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Russia.  

Caimans at night in Brazil

In Spanish "caiman" stands for "alligator, crocodile." Caimans are common in Central and South America. Live only in clean water.
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Manatees, Florida

These herbivorous animals live in shallow water and feed on aquatic vegetation.
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Muskoxen on Wrangel Island

About 3.5 million years ago, when the climate was much colder, the ancestors of muskox down from the Himalayas and spread throughout the territory of Siberia and the rest of northern Eurasia.
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Mantis

Average mantis - a typical ambush predator masquerading as surrounding plants. One day, on the street of one of the American cities stopped vehicular traffic. Drivers of vehicles watched the stubborn fight between the mantis and the sparrow. Victory in this battle went mantis because sparrow decided to hide.
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Zebras, Kenya

In fact, a zebra - black with white stripes, and not vice versa. Since the black stripes are caused by genetic process of selective pigmentation (presence of pigment), so black color - the base pigment and white stripes of his absence.
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Kangaroo, Australia

Giant kangaroo three types. Gray kangaroos, the largest of the entire family, can reach a length of up to three meters. They like to live in wooded areas, for which he received his other name - forest. They are the most friendly and trusting of their neighbors.
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Giraffe, Tanzania

Giraffe males reach a height of up to 5.5-6.1 m (about one-third the length of the neck) and weigh up to 900-1200 kg. High growth increases the burden on the circulatory system, especially in relation to supply of the brain.Therefore heart giraffes particularly strong. It transmits 60 liters of blood per minute, weighs 12 kg and creates a pressure which is three times higher than in humans.
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Two caiman, Brazil

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Japanese white-eye, Taiwan

It is a small bird of passage of subtropical passerine.
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Giant sea devil, Bali

Manta, or giant sea devil - the largest of the rays, the width of the body of individuals up to 7 m (in the bulk of 4-4.5 meters), and the mass of large specimens - up to 2.5 tons.
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Anemonovy spotted crab

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Polar Bear, Norway

Svalbard home to nearly half of polar bears in the region of the Barents Sea - three thousand individuals. But this animal became the symbol of the Arctic, not the only one whose existence is tied to the sea. Other such an animal - a bearded seal, which often serves as food for a hungry bear.
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Deer, England

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Egrets in the nest

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Cheetahs, Kalahari desert

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Ant, Indonesia

To create the necessary environment Anse poured a puddle of water, and then put an ant on a piece of moss. Ant sitting on the ground, but Anse, closeup, managed to capture the moment of a jump with moss.
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Elephant and baby elephant, India

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Pup

Running against the wind in the Sahara desert in North Africa.
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Lion's Pride, Serengeti

Number of pride can reach 30-40 animals.
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Mamba, Cameroon

One of the most dangerous and poisonous in Africa. Reaches a length of 2.4-3 meters, separate instances of up to 4.5 meters in length. It can travel at speeds up to 11 km / h and with short throws on flat ground is able to achieve the speed of 16-19 km / h, which is the maximum for snakes
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Field Mouse, France

Sunny summer morning, a male field mouse, like an acrobat, exercising on wheat ears on the field in Alsace. Representatives of this species, which brought together the smallest rodents in Europe, have a prehensile tail and build round, resembling bird nests.
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Leopards, Botswana

Leopards - loners, they are looking for each other only to make offspring.During the week, they mate and hunt together, and then suddenly parted for years.
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Manatee, Florida

Weighing under 500 pounds, and some individuals and even more, the American manatee Trichechus manatus like a plump little whale or dolphin, although none of them is a relative. In fact, more manatees are related to elephants.

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