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19

Apr

natgeotravel:

Say hello to amazing photo galleries. See this week’s top Traveler Photo Contest frames »
Photograph by Kevin Dietrich

natgeotravel:

Say hello to amazing photo galleries. See this week’s top Traveler Photo Contest frames »

Photograph by Kevin Dietrich

The art of stacking time: Prismatic sunset photo created from hundreds of images

Tree tunnels are perfect examples of how nature can be shaped over many years by humans and other external influences. When paths and roads are carved into the ground, nearby trees bend outward into the new patch of light to receive more energy for photosynthesis. This process continues until the tree branches on either side completely overlap, forming a thick ceiling over the pathway beneath.
Take a stroll beneath these 9 natural tree tunnels

18

Apr

16-foot great white shark spotted near Australian beachNicknamed ‘Joan of Shark,’ this 1.8-ton fish is being tracked by local officials by an electronic tag.

16-foot great white shark spotted near Australian beach
Nicknamed ‘Joan of Shark,’ this 1.8-ton fish is being tracked by local officials by an electronic tag.

16

Apr

These gorgeous surf photos will transport you to the ocean.

15

Apr

Some monkeys are very monogamousTrue genetic monogamy is in fact extremely rare, even among the most faithful of animals, but a few species can manage it.

Some monkeys are very monogamous
True genetic monogamy is in fact extremely rare, even among the most faithful of animals, but a few species can manage it.

14

Apr

Diapers made from jellyfish? Researchers say it’s a cleaner, more efficient optionDiapers made from jellyfish biodegrade in less than 30 days and soak up twice the mess.

Diapers made from jellyfish? Researchers say it’s a cleaner, more efficient option
Diapers made from jellyfish biodegrade in less than 30 days and soak up twice the mess.

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(via 500px / Chain by Christian Miller)


Here’s a little cute to get your Monday started off right.

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(via 500px / Chain by Christian Miller)

Here’s a little cute to get your Monday started off right.

12

Apr

11 masterfully painted eggs, straight from the bird
Easter may bring on a riot of festively decorated eggs, but birds mastered the art long ago.