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Archive for August, 2012

Animal and nature pictures of the day

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
giraffe fight

Necking!!
Four giraffes look almost like a four-headed beast as they fight for dominance in a clearing in the Masai Mara reserve in Kenya
by Paul Mckenzie / Barcroft Media

boxing hares rouse by andy rouse

Boxing European Hares, South East England!!
A female hare [right] uses her front paws to ‘box’ any unfortunate male that comes too close. It is only the most determined males who last the course and ultimately win rights to mate with the female.
by Andy Rouse / Rex Features

nebula

Astronomical picture of the bubble nebula, or NGC7635, in the constellation of Cassopeia.
by Simon de Visscher

buffalo dog pakistan

I am just chilling with these cool buffs!!
A dog sits on a buffalo cooling off in the Ravi River in Lahore, Pakistan
Picture: REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

baboon handbag

Baboon Handbag!!
Zoo keeper Wang Yuping cares for a young baboon abandoned by mother, in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
Picture: Quirky China News / Rex Features

Giant waterspout is over Hongze Lake in eastern China's Jiangsu Province. Photographer Yue Mingyou, who captured the dramatic image, says: It started from 17:30 and lasted around 25 minutes, during which time a grey water pipe connected between the lake surface and the sky. It was phenomenal. Picture: Quirky China News / Rex Features
Giant waterspout is over Hongze Lake in eastern China’s Jiangsu Province. Photographer Yue Mingyou, who captured the dramatic image, says: It started from 17:30 and lasted around 25 minutes, during which time a grey water pipe connected between the lake surface and the sky. It was phenomenal.
Picture: Quirky China News / Rex Features

 

huge elephant bull at dam after a swim
Huge elephant bull at dam after a swim!!
by Renata Ewald
leopardess of timbavati south africa

Leopardess of Timbavati, South Africa!!
by Christof Schoeman Photography

lion impala

A plucky impala escapes the claws and jaws of a hunting lioness. The moment was caught on camera by photographer Jayesh Mayesh in Botswana. Jayesh said: “I learned later that the lioness is actually blind in one eye, which is why I think she wasn’t so quick on the mark to strike her prey.”
by JAYESH MEHTA / CATERS NEWS

leucistic alligator

This is Trezo Je, one of four leucistic alligators at Gatorland in Orlando, Florida. There are only 15 known leucistic alligators in the world, according to Tim Williams, the park’s media relations officer. Leucistic alligators are known for their white skin and blue eyes.
by Gainesville Sun /Landov / Barcroft Media

Pippa Whitehouse looks tiny as she clambers up the near-vertical face of the 130-feet high Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye, Scotland Picture: Jamie Moss/Solent News & Photo Agency.

Pippa Whitehouse looks tiny as she clambers up the near-vertical face of the 130-feet high Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye, Scotland
Picture: Jamie Moss/Solent News & Photo Agency.

colourful pigeon venice

A woman on St Mark’s Square in Venice feeds a colourful pigeon, part of a large scale art project titled ‘Life Clock’ by two artists, Julius Von Bismarck and Julian Charriere…
Picture: AGF s.r.l./Rex Features

mt sharp mars

This high-resolution colour picture shows the base of Mount Sharp, the Curiosity rover’s eventual destination on Mars. This image is a portion of a larger image taken by Curiosity’s 100-millimetre mast camera.
Picture: EPA/NASA JPL CALTECH MSSSThis high-resolution colour picture shows the base of Mount Sharp, the Curiosity rover’s eventual destination on Mars. This image is a portion of a larger image taken by Curiosity’s 100-millimetre mast camera.
Picture: EPA/NASA JPL CALTECH MSSS

storm south london by marc fairhurst

Storm over South London !!
by Marc Fairhurst

atlas moth wingspan 30cms by peter byrne.

Atlas Moth, wingspan 30cms !!
by Peter Byrne

A newborn female panda cub is seen at the Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Base, China Picture: Quirky China News / Rex Features

A newborn female panda cub is seen at the Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Base, China
Picture: Quirky China News / Rex Features

bear fight

Two young brown bears fight while playing in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Picture: Nathan Harrison / Barcroft Media

Two hummingbirds - a velvet-purple coronet and a buff-tailed coronet - fight over a colourful banana flower in Mindo, Ecuador Picture: www.trogontours.net / Rex Features

Two hummingbirds – a velvet-purple coronet and a buff-tailed coronet – fight over a colourful banana flower in Mindo, Ecuador
Picture: www.trogontours.net / Rex Features

CJ Hobgood wipes out during his quarterfinal run at the Billabong Pro surfing event in Teahupoo, Tahiti. Picture: Association of Surfing Professionals, Kirstin Scholtz/AP

Surfer Dude CJ Hobgood wipes out during his quarterfinal run at the Billabong Pro surfing event in Teahupoo, Tahiti.
Picture: Association of Surfing Professionals, Kirstin Scholtz

 

hendri venter cheetah fam 6
Cheetah Family!!
by Hendri Venter

Tiger cub and mum !! by Port Defiance

 cheetah love
Love You, Mom!!!!!!
by Winfried Wisniewski