National Geographic has just announced the results of its prestigious 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest (2016 here), and the winning shots are the perfect celebration of Mother Earth. 11,000 photos were submitted, competing in four categories: wildlife, landscapes, aerials, and underwater.

The grand-prize winner will receive $7,500 and their winning image will appear in an upcoming issue of National Geographic magazine. Also, one first-place winner will be selected from each of the four categories, all of them earning $2,500. To feed your passion for the living world, Bored Panda has collected some of our favorite shots from the competition, presenting them together with its prizewinners. Scroll down to take a closer look at nature and upvote the images you liked most.

More info: nationalgeographic.com

#1

Grand Prize Winner: Face To Face In A River In Borneo, Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan

Grand Prize Winner: Face To Face In A River In Borneo, Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan

A male orangutan peers from behind a tree while crossing a river in Borneo, Indonesia. Rampant palm oil cultivation threatens this critically endangered ape, forcing the normally arboreal species to resort to unusual behavior—such as wading through crocodile-infested rivers—in order to survive.

National Geographic , Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan Report

Maike 1 year ago

oh dear! how beautiful. how sad. These ape looks so very very shy and scared...

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#2

Pied Falconet Family, Kant Liang

Pied Falconet Family, Kant Liang

Pied Falconet is a species of bird of prey in the family Falconidae. They're very small (

National Geographic , Kant Liang Report

Talia Johnson 1 year ago

There's always that one sibling...

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#3

The Lion In The Sea Of Flowers, Ge Xiao

The Lion In The Sea Of Flowers, Ge Xiao

Early in the morning, the young male lion came to the dense flower sea, and he felt very satisfied. Swinging his head in the breeze, I took the picture.

National Geographic , Ge Xiao Report

Florian FlyingShark 1 year ago

This is the same photographer that took a picture of flamingos nesting and scared them with his helicopter, which can result in them abandoning the nest. Even if this picture is beautiful, this kind of photographers that doesn't respect nature should be banned from competition.

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#4

One Happy Seal Model, Lars Lykke

One Happy Seal Model, Lars Lykke

Went to the very north of Denmark, skagen, at sunrise and found this willing model.

National Geographic , Lars Lykke Report

Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

Draw me like one of your French seals

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#5

Mother Natures Camo, Cole Frechou

Mother Natures Camo, Cole Frechou

National Geographic , Cole Frechou Report

nanashi 1 year ago

it took me a moment to see it's not an aerial photo of a mountain covered by forests but a crocodile covered in moss

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#6

There Is Always Room For One More, Eivor Kuchta

There Is Always Room For One More, Eivor Kuchta

How many Mountain Goats can fit on this rock, if you start stacking them on top of each other? Mount Evans, Colorado, USA

National Geographic , Eivor Kuchta Report

RaY1 1 year ago

So adorable!!

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#7

Stealthy Eyes, Melissa Stevens

Stealthy Eyes, Melissa Stevens

Ever get the feeling you're being watched? The hair on the back of your neck starts to stand on end, you're checking your surroundings, you look up to see the glorious mountain beast and stare into the soul of this amazing creature while he's carefully analyzing your every move...

National Geographic , Melissa Stevens Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

Great shot to catch!

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#8

Liquid Bear, Mike Korostelev

Liquid Bear, Mike Korostelev

Bear from the water Kamchatka, Russia

National Geographic , Mike Korostelev Report

Hope Floats 1 year ago

How was this shot even taken? Amazing angle!

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#9

Tornado, Anuar Patjane Floriuk

Tornado, Anuar Patjane Floriuk

Bigeye Trevally forming a "tornado" at Cabo Pulmo National Park, Mexico
. A few years ago, local fisherman decided to stop fishing and bet all on ecotourism. That bet was successful economically, socially, and ecologically speaking. What used to be an almost lifeless place now has a complete life chain, even bull sharks are back and orcas come and visit often. Cabo Pulmo is a true example that by letting the ocean recover, it will do so by itself.

National Geographic , Anuar Patjane Floriuk Report

Talia Johnson 1 year ago

A great lesson!

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#10

Crowded, Martin Olson

Crowded, Martin Olson

As the only wild animals being herded in Sweden, once a year the reindeers of the different communities are gathered and separated by their owners and moved to better pastures for the winter. Since thousands of animals are gathered and then divided into handling facility sections, the process may take several days.

National Geographic , Martin Olson Report

Erika Daniel 1 year ago

I didn't know reindeer were real animals until I was 14 ._.

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#11

First Place Winner, Landscapes: Firefall, Karim Iliya

First Place Winner, Landscapes: Firefall, Karim Iliya

Shortly before twilight in Kalapana, Hawai’i, a fragment of the cooled lava tube broke away, leaving the molten rock to fan in a fiery spray for less than half an hour before returning to a steady flow.

National Geographic , Karim Iliya Report

1 year ago

WOW

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#12

Play Time, Chandrashekar Kalyanasundaram

Play Time, Chandrashekar Kalyanasundaram

On the morning drive in the forests of pench tiger reserve, i found this little one practising his skills. These skills would help him in growing into adulthood successfully. the backlight made this fraqme more interesting. Waiting for the right moment, i clicked this image.

National Geographic , Chandrashekar Kalyanasundaram Report

Monica 1 year ago

Aww... Cute and adorable!

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#13

Sneeeze!, M. Engelmann

Sneeeze!, M. Engelmann

Galapagos Marine Iguanas sneeze to expel excess salt water after they feed in the ocean.

National Geographic , M. Engelmann Report

nanashi 1 year ago

bless you!

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#14

People's Choice, Landscapes: Kalsoy, Wojciech Kruczyński

People's Choice, Landscapes: Kalsoy, Wojciech Kruczyński

Sunset illuminates a lighthouse and rainbow in the Faroe Islands.

National Geographic , Wojciech Kruczyński Report

Maike 1 year ago

this is the most wonderful destination for People who are not afraid of Loneliness. It also reminds me of the Light between the Oceans.

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#15

No Ordinary Bear, Andy S.

No Ordinary Bear, Andy S.

When all other bears are asleep for the winter, in a remote part of the yukon, one mother has learned that the river in her territory does not freeze and the fish keep coming into late november. covered in ice as her wet coat freezes in the -25C air temperatures, she raises her family in the most extreme of conditions.

National Geographic , Andy S. Report

Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Mothers! <3

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#16

People's Choice: Game Of Stars, Pedro Carrillo

People's Choice: Game Of Stars, Pedro Carrillo

National Geographic , Pedro Carrillo Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

That's a mouthful!

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#17

Curves, Ian Nelson

Curves, Ian Nelson

I spotted a moray eel while free-diving off the coast of Maui. I followed the eel from a distance, watching it slither through the reef peering into each dark hole it came across. Finally, the eel found what it was looking for and darted its head into a dark hole and started aggressively attacking. Dark ink shot out and octopus legs begin reaching out of the hole. Out came an octopus darting away from the eel right toward my lens, pausing briefly infront of me before darting off again.

National Geographic , Ian Nelson Report

Monica 1 year ago

Wow! Gorgeous and majestic.

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#18

Second Place Winner, Wildlife: Mother's Love, Alejandro Prieto

Second Place Winner, Wildlife: Mother's Love, Alejandro Prieto

An adult Caribbean pink flamingo feeds a chick in Yucatán, Mexico. Both parents alternate feeding chicks, at first with a liquid baby food called crop milk, and then with regurgitated food.

National Geographic , Alejandro Prieto Report

Shanna Westhof 1 year ago

"For once I am putting my foot down! Eat your food Fabian!"

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#19

Swimming Over The Sleepers, Franco Banfi

Swimming Over The Sleepers, Franco Banfi

Free diver swimming over a pod of sleeping sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus, Vulnerable (IUCN). The sperm whale is the largest of the toothed whales. Sperm whales are known to dive as deep as 1,000 meters in search of squid to eat. Image has been shot in Dominica, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean.

National Geographic , Franco Banfi Report

Sykz 1 year ago

Sleeping Giants

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#20

Lavender Waves, Ernie Black

Lavender Waves, Ernie Black

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DopethronePunkUK 1 year ago

Symmetry in nature is amazing.

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#21

Monster From The Deep, Paul Kingston

Monster From The Deep, Paul Kingston

National Geographic , Paul Kingston Report

Eva Bryson 1 year ago

See the face kissing the lighthouse!

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#22

Winter In Transylvania #1, Calin Stan

Winter In Transylvania #1, Calin Stan

Wintertime in Transylvania! Yes, you're right: it's THAT Transylvania and this is the road that leads you to Sighisoara, the birthplace of Count Dracula!

National Geographic , Calin Stan Report

Ms. Understood 1 year ago

*grabs axe and finishes the straight road it should be* (I know it's probably like that for a reason)

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#23

People's Choice, Underwater: Drift, Matthew Smith

People's Choice, Underwater: Drift, Matthew Smith

A Portuguese man-of-war nears the beach on a summer morning; thousands of these jellyfish wash up on Australia’s eastern coast every year.

National Geographic , Matthew Smith Report

nimnimnim 1 year ago

Holy wow.... this seems almost unreal.

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#24

Honorable Mention, Wildlife: Macaque Maintenance, Lance Mcmillan

Honorable Mention, Wildlife: Macaque Maintenance, Lance Mcmillan

A Japanese macaque indulges in some grooming time on the shores of the famous hot springs.

National Geographic , Lance Mcmillan Report

just a thought ! 1 year ago

Spa treatment for the macaque !

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#25

People's Choice: Showtime, Bence Mate

People's Choice: Showtime, Bence Mate

I have shot Great Cormorants flying off for hundreds of times. However, this was the only moment when I caught the perfect lights and background, when the bird flew in the right direction, close enough to me, making this exciting sight possible. I have never managed to shoot a similar scene however hard I tried. It is a memorable photographic achievement because the image was made with a manual focus, 1.4 intensity Zeiss lens and open blende which make depth of field almost impossible.

National Geographic , Bence Mate Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

Best picture of one that I've ever seen. Dramatic !

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#26

Don't Come Any Closer, Marc Hornig

Don't Come Any Closer, Marc Hornig

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Sykz 1 year ago

Found Nemo

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#27

Chin Up, Paul Goldstein

Chin Up, Paul Goldstein

National Geographic , Paul Goldstein Report

Heather Johnson 1 year ago

Somebody toooooooooooo looooooooovvvvveeeee!!!!

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#28

Étirement, Joël Fischer

Étirement, Joël Fischer

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Heather Johnson 1 year ago

Let her do her yoga in peace! Haha

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#29

The African Buffalo And His Companions, Ge Xiao

The African Buffalo And His Companions, Ge Xiao

One morning, the buffalo came to the river to drink water. Many oxpecker also come together

National Geographic , Ge Xiao Report

Ehren Thomsen 1 year ago

Feeling pretty with her new earrings.

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#30

People's Choice, Wildlife: Great Gray Owl, Harry Collins

People's Choice, Wildlife: Great Gray Owl, Harry Collins

A great gray owl swoops to kill in a New Hampshire field.

National Geographic , Harry Collins Report

Stille20 1 year ago

He looks so calm and focused

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#31

Plunder, Wanling Tang

Plunder, Wanling Tang

National Geographic , Wanling Tang Report

DopethronePunkUK 1 year ago

Pure badass. Love this picture man, fuckin nature.

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#32

Second Place Winner, Landscapes: Dushanzi Grand Canyon, Yuhan Liao

Second Place Winner, Landscapes: Dushanzi Grand Canyon, Yuhan Liao

Sunlight glances off mineral strata of different colors in Dushanzi Grand Canyon, China.

National Geographic , Yuhan Liao Report

1 year ago

This is stuning

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#33

Honorable Mention, Landscapes: Cold And Misty, Gheorghe Popa

Honorable Mention, Landscapes: Cold And Misty, Gheorghe Popa

Morning fog blurs the dead trees of Romania’s Lake Cuejdel, a natural reservoir created by landslides.

National Geographic , Gheorghe Popa Report

rai mei 1 year ago

Waiting for my patronus to show up.....

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#34

People's Choice: Sparkling Spider's Nest, Kousuke Kitajima

People's Choice: Sparkling Spider's Nest, Kousuke Kitajima

National Geographic , Kousuke Kitajima Report

Stille20 1 year ago

I'm truly impressed with the skill and eye of the photographer. The subject matter isn't on it's own dramatic, but he/she caught movement and light and drama.

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#35

Honorable Mention, Underwater: Jennifer Oneil Predators On A Bait Ball, Jennifer Oneil

Honorable Mention, Underwater: Jennifer Oneil Predators On A Bait Ball, Jennifer Oneil

Preparing to strike, tarpon cut through a ribbon-like school of scad off the coast of Bonaire in the Caribbean Sea.

National Geographic , Jennifer Oneil Report

Zori the degu 1 year ago

That's a little creepy! So many fish in one single shoal!

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#36

Life Force, Amy Gulick

Life Force, Amy Gulick

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Elizabeth Lord Cary 1 year ago

Is that fish shooting out eggs as it's being eaten?

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#37

Third Place Winner, Underwater: Flying Fish In Motion, Michael O'neill

Third Place Winner, Underwater: Flying Fish In Motion, Michael O'neill

Buoyed by the Gulf Stream, a flying fish arcs through the night-dark water five miles off Palm Beach, Florida.

National Geographic , Michael O'neill Report

Desiré Yen 1 year ago

Looks like it has FANGS!

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#38

Second Place Winner, Aerials: From Above, Takahiro Bessho

Second Place Winner, Aerials: From Above, Takahiro Bessho

Snow-covered metasequoia trees, also called dawn redwoods, interlace over a road in Takashima, Japan.

National Geographic , Takahiro Bessho Report

rai mei 1 year ago

looks like a broken lcd screen

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#39

The Big Friendly Giant, Katia Benini

The Big Friendly Giant, Katia Benini

On cloudy days, the surface of the ocean has a mysterious and eery nature. Penetrating the navy layer, your sparkling momentum disperses, leaving you breathless in the deep blue abyss. from the darkness emerges the living indigenous painting, accompanied by his most loyal entourage.Gently he swims forward providing protection and company. Occasionally revealing the vortex of his mouth, sending his friends into a chaotic frenzy. Bamboozled my friend clears his mask in AMAZEMENT!

National Geographic , Katia Benini Report

#40

Lost World, Arvind Ramamurthy

Lost World, Arvind Ramamurthy

Under beams of imagination, creatures that were said to be lost in time, come alive! Amboli is truly a lost world, with new species being discovered every year. It had just stopped raining and this specimen was dripping wet. I Illuminated the background with a beam of torch to get the mild drizzle in my image.

National Geographic , Arvind Ramamurthy Report

Zori the degu 1 year ago

Looks like a little compsognathus!

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#41

People's Choice: Kirkjufell Spirit, Johns Tsai

People's Choice: Kirkjufell Spirit, Johns Tsai

I lost everything the first time traveling to Iceland because of a thief stole my camera. I didn't give up but a successful crowdfunding made me able to go back once again to gather the lost pieces of my memory. This day I drove half circle of the Iceland in order to see the light, otherwise the weather is not permitted to see the northern light for the rest of my journey. All the blood and tears, painful and joy, I devote all my spirit in this photo, I believe the nature do hear my voice.

National Geographic , Johns Tsai Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

A lifetime experience

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#42

Arctic Majesty, Frank Joa

Arctic Majesty, Frank Joa

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Desiré Yen 1 year ago

Speechless😍

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#43

People's Choice, Aerials: Meandering Canyon, David Swindler

People's Choice, Aerials: Meandering Canyon, David Swindler

Green vegetation blooms at the river’s edge, or riparian, zone of a meandering canyon in Utah.

National Geographic , David Swindler Report

Sykz 1 year ago

Looks like the mouth of a giant clam.

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#44

Alien, Adam Silverman

Alien, Adam Silverman

This is one of my favorite photos of my favorite critter. Shot with a +25 magnifier, it really brings out the detail in this otherwise very small skeleton shrimp. It's face is clear, it's reddish eyes are visible, and the way it faces my camera with it's arms wide makes it almost symmetrical. It's clear color matches the hydra that it is living on. Plus the colors in the background really make this an interesting and beautiful photo. Don't think there are aliens on earth? Look no further!

National Geographic , Adam Silverman Report

Gayle Bynum Cardosa 1 year ago

Ta da!

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#45

First Place Winner, Aerials: Rock Pool, Todd Kennedy

First Place Winner, Aerials: Rock Pool, Todd Kennedy

In Sydney, Australia, the Pacific Ocean at high tide breaks over a natural rock pool enlarged in the 1930s. Avoiding the crowds at the city’s many beaches, a local swims laps.

National Geographic , Todd Kennedy Report

Kathy Castrataro 1 year ago

what everyone dreams of...just beautiful...can feel it...

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#46

Three White Rhinos, Alan Smith

Three White Rhinos, Alan Smith

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Desiré Yen 1 year ago

Hope they live to a ripe old age!

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#47

Sunset On The Savanna, Holly-Lynn Latimour

Sunset On The Savanna, Holly-Lynn Latimour

My tour group was about to head back to our lodge for the evening when we came upon two giraffes courting during this incredible sunset. I was lucky enough to capture the two giraffes at the same time as a flock of birds took flight from a tree in the background.

National Geographic , Holly-Lynn Latimour Report

Anna Bertane 1 year ago

Beautiful colours

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#48

People's Choice: Volcano, Vladimir Voychuk

People's Choice: Volcano, Vladimir Voychuk

There is a rumor that you can watch forever on two things: fire and water, but when it comes to exploding lava fountains, - it is sempiternity multiplied to infinity. The eruption of Klyuchevskaya sopka. Kamchatka.

National Geographic , Vladimir Voychuk Report

Monica 1 year ago

Wow! Impressive.

#49

Third Place Winner, Wildlife: White Fighters, Bence Mate

Third Place Winner, Wildlife: White Fighters, Bence Mate

Two grey herons spar as a white-tailed eagle looks on in Hungary.

National Geographic , Bence Mate Report

Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

"I ain't related to them"

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#50

People's Choice: Kayakers On The River, Karim Iliya

People's Choice: Kayakers On The River, Karim Iliya

Look closely and you will see two Kayakers. The smooth misty water is a result of a long exposure, yet it is a single image. It is one of the most challenging photos I have ever taken. Just after sunset when the light was balanced, between rain showers they set off and stopped in the eddy current and held their position for as long as they could while I took long exposure photos. As I was flying the drone back to change battery, the rain returned and darkness consumed the valley.

National Geographic , Karim Iliya Report

1 year ago

The water seems UNREAL

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#51

Rice Terraces, Evgeny Vasenev

Rice Terraces, Evgeny Vasenev

National Geographic , Evgeny Vasenev Report

Marnee DeRider 1 year ago

I found Willy Wonka's back yard!

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#52

Flight Of Angels, Vikram Ghanekar

Flight Of Angels, Vikram Ghanekar

While on safari in mana pools national park, zimbabwe, i was following a bull elephant on foot with my guide. the idea was to photograph him in the beautiful golden light of the setting sun. there was a flock of egrets feeding on insects disturbed by the elephant. suddenly they took flight and as they crossed the elephant, i could take a picture with the birds in flight on a beautiful backdrop.

National Geographic , Vikram Ghanekar Report

James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

Amazing

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#53

Snow Cranes, Kenny Chen

Snow Cranes, Kenny Chen

A pair of Japanese cranes dancing in the snow.

National Geographic , Kenny Chen Report

Kimberly Robinson 1 year ago

So lovely.

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#54

California Spider Web, Michael Cukr

California Spider Web, Michael Cukr

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SarahofBorg 1 year ago

Scrolling this image on your screen makes a cool effect.

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#55

River Crossing - Bike Bridge, T. Sweetman

River Crossing - Bike Bridge, T. Sweetman

As I flew my drone over the ping river I caught this moment of two elderly people take the scooters home over the bridge in chiang mai.

National Geographic , T. Sweetman Report

Nancy E 1 year ago

Beautiful flowing colors to delight the eye

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#56

Totem Stargazer Fish, Sylvie Ayer

Totem Stargazer Fish, Sylvie Ayer

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DopethronePunkUK 1 year ago

At first glance it kind of reminded me of the baby from 'eraserhead', cool looking fish man.

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#57

Guidance, Zach Parker

Guidance, Zach Parker

Mother and calf humpback whale cruising through the deep blue waters off tonga

National Geographic , Zach Parker Report

DopethronePunkUK 1 year ago

Hopefully this little one isn't poisoned by the mothers milk which has been poisoned by all the chemical waste we have dumped in the oceans over the last 100 years. Sad but true.

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#58

Highlander, Andro Loria

Highlander, Andro Loria

Highlander... a lone hiker on the top of the hill in the midst of the beautiful geothermal Kerlingarfjöll area, 🇮🇸 Iceland'17

National Geographic , Andro Loria Report

James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

I bet it took a lot of time to carve all the steps. Would like to know more. Very beautiful

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#59

Smile For The Camera, Gary Peart

Smile For The Camera, Gary Peart

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TC 1 year ago

It's Guancho...

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#60

Honorable Mention, Aerials: Life After Life, Agathe Bernard

Honorable Mention, Aerials: Life After Life, Agathe Bernard

Migratory gulls take flight from a cedar tree being washed downstream by a glacial river in British Columbia, Canada.

National Geographic , Agathe Bernard Report

Eva Bryson 1 year ago

Now that's what I call a mobile home!

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#61

Third Place Winner, Landscapes: Illuminate, Mike Olbinski

Third Place Winner, Landscapes: Illuminate, Mike Olbinski

A summer thunderstorm unleashes lightning on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

National Geographic , Mike Olbinski Report

#62

Third Place Winner, Aerials: Drip, Greg C.

Third Place Winner, Aerials: Drip, Greg C.

On the flanks of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai’i, the world’s only lava ocean entry spills molten rock into the Pacific Ocean. After erupting in early 2016, the lava flow took about two months to reach the sea, six miles away.

National Geographic , Greg C. Report

DopethronePunkUK 1 year ago

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#63

People's Choice: In Transit, Christine Lai

People's Choice: In Transit, Christine Lai

This is a leopard who walked past our vehicle in the Okavango Delta. I admired the intensity of this leopard's eyes as it moved quietly through the grass.

National Geographic , Christine Lai Report

Desiré Yen 1 year ago

Brilliant shot!

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#64

Central Park - Southern View, Antonio Lopez

Central Park - Southern View, Antonio Lopez

National Geographic , Antonio Lopez Report

Desiré Yen 1 year ago

New York, New York Start spreading the news You're leaving today (tell him friend) I want to be a part of it, New York, New York....

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#65

Sea And Salt, Wellington Rodrigues

Sea And Salt, Wellington Rodrigues

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Desiré Yen 1 year ago

I want to go here!

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#66

First Place Winner, Underwater: Fluorescent Anemone, Jim Obester

First Place Winner, Underwater: Fluorescent Anemone, Jim Obester

Blue-filtered strobe lights stimulate fluorescent pigments in the clear tentacles of a tube-dwelling anemone in Hood Canal, Washington.

National Geographic , Jim Obester Report

Desiré Yen 1 year ago

Gorgeous!

#67

Swan Song, Katsuyoshi Nakahara

Swan Song, Katsuyoshi Nakahara

A life that will fall down soon showed the final performance.

National Geographic , Katsuyoshi Nakahara Report

#68

Crocodile Smile, Alan Smith

Crocodile Smile, Alan Smith

National Geographic , Alan Smith Report

James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

He's saying, "That's it. Come a little closer. Nothing to be scared of."

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#69

People's Choice: Hunting With African Wild Dogs, Erik Joosten

People's Choice: Hunting With African Wild Dogs, Erik Joosten

This morning we found a pack of Painted dogs verry early morning. Together with our ranger we followd them huning until they caught a warthog. When the adults left and the pups started to eat i was able to get verry close, under the guidance of our ranger. An uniek opportunity to shoot some wide-angle pictures of the most endangered predator.

National Geographic , Erik Joosten Report

Daria B 1 year ago

This one is fascinating. They've just killed and are devouring their prey and yet they still look cute.

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#70

People's Choice: Fleet Departure, Kehao Tan

People's Choice: Fleet Departure, Kehao Tan

Hundreds of flamingos fly.

National Geographic , Kehao Tan Report

Andrea Delden 1 year ago

Wow, what a beautiful picture!

#71

The Kiss, Truc Allen

The Kiss, Truc Allen

ON a recent trip through the olympic peninsula, I noticed what looked like a strange mass floating in the water along the area we were staying. It looked like a typical pile of floating logs and debris until an hour later, it had moved right off our deck, revealing an amazing rafted group of huge sea lions.

National Geographic , Truc Allen Report

DopethronePunkUK 1 year ago

I agree with Karl Pilkington, they are a cross between a fish and a dog haha.

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#72

People's Choice: What Lies Beneath, Billy Collopy

People's Choice: What Lies Beneath, Billy Collopy

Split shot taken in the tide pools of Shaw's Cove at Sunset

National Geographic , Billy Collopy Report

James A. Smith Jr. 1 year ago

Absolutely gorgeous

#73

Maligne Lake, Robert Downie

Maligne Lake, Robert Downie

National Geographic , Robert Downie Report

Aunt Messy 1 year ago

I've been there many times. You just can't take a bad picture there.

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