Thursday, September 4, 2014

BEST PHOTOS OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FOR MAY 2013

Cape Blossom, Wrangel Island
Coastal Spit - a natural barrier, blocking the way to Wrangel Island. It extends to Cape Blossom, the southwestern tip of the island. Today Wrangel Island - one of the most remote wildlife sanctuaries in the world. To visit it, requires some special government permission, and not easy to get here in winter have to fly in a helicopter, and in the summer - go on an icebreaker.
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Muskoxen, Wrangel Island

Two measures the musk ox each other appraisingly. In September, at the height of the breeding season, males often hold tournaments for head-butting.
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Godafoss - waterfall of the gods in Iceland

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Leopard, India

In the Indian national park Bandhavgarh leopard came to a small puddle to quench their thirst.
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Sadhu, India

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Lonely Penguin

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Mysterious forest Tokai, South Africa

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Kangaroo and wombat, Australia

The five month old kangaroo Anzac and wombat Peggy nestled at the Centre for the Protection of Wildlife in Kilmore, Victoria. Mother of kids killed under the wheels of cars. Center leaders hope that with time will be able to return the animals to the wild.
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Great Egret, Florida

Great Egret - a large wading bird.
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Portrait of a fox, Canada

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Storm in the Canadian prairies

The Canadian Prairies - a large area of ​​flat sedimentary land stretching to the Canadian West from the Canadian Shield in the east to the Rocky Mountains.
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Camka spider Phidippus pius

"Very close-up of a large adult female Phidippus pius; it is completely closed with his body the tip of my finger. To face the spider-horse and see how he responds to your point of view all its eight eyes (the other four are not visible from this angle) - it was one of the most controversial feelings in my life "- says photographer Thomas Shahan.
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Mount Errigal, Ireland

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Angora rabbit, Netherlands

At the exhibition of animals far away from the Dutch city of Barneveld Visitors closely examined this wonderful fur Angora rabbit, because it is often used to make luxurious sweaters and scarves. "He lay quietly, that seemed lifeless," - says Ava Krayenbrink. Ava enlarge the image to see the animal breathes or not. Rabbit breathing. A clear demonstration of the expression "finger in the pie."
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Fireworks on the background of the moon, United States

Picture flashes of fireworks on the background of the full moon was placed in the park Pearson in Kansas City.
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Ostroryly crocodile, Mexico

Three-meter crocodile lurking on ostroryly overgrown with sea grass "edge" of mangrove forest in the shallows Chinchorro off the Yucatan Peninsula."Whatever happens, take care that my body was taken home, - muttered Jeff Uildermut, Assistant Photographer Brian Skerry, when they both went into the water. - I do not want to stay somewhere near mangrove log. " When Uildermut poked the crocodile swam a long plastic tube that is not evaded, as would have made a shark. Predator opened his mouth and began to approach. "Feel prey - a unique feeling," - said Skerry, when they Uildermutom saved.
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Fox, Wrangel Island

Not yet had time to put on the snow-white winter outfit fox cub playing with carcass lemming. Foxes gladly eat these rodents.
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Kestrel, Hungary

Male kestrels flying home with prey - a lizard. The picture was taken from the tower located in the courtyard of the photographer Bence Mate in Hungary.
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Farm, WI

To remove the abundant harvests, nitrogen need more than the earth can give. On this farm in Wisconsin, the nitrogen content in the soil increases, corn planting strip between legumes - soybeans and alfalfa.
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Bonobos, Congo

Bonobos, which is also called the pygmy chimpanzee - an unusual primate that lives only in the forests on the left bank of the Congo River. Among the unique features of the form - authoritativeness and hypersexuality female monkeys of both sexes, the reasons for which clarify current research.Bonobos behave like read the Kama Sutra, and tried all positions and variations imaginable.
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Battle of the Eagles, Poland

Last fall, traveling to rural areas of Central Poland, Sylvia Domaratskaya repeatedly watched clashes between eagles. For example, these two birds do not share the place that both wanted to sit down. "They are always staged fights" - says Sylvia.

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