These Are the Most Spectacular Nature Photos of the Year
The winners of Royal Society Publishing’s inaugural photography competition have been announced, and they’re extraordinary.
101 Animal Shots You'll Go Wild Over
Amazing animal images that will give you a new appreciation of nature.
Natures Doorways. I could spend hours looking at the nature photos on this site!
Tunicate~ Tunicates, commonly called sea squirts, are a group of marine animals that spend most of their lives attached to docks, rocks or the undersides of boats. To most people they look like small, colored blobs. It often comes as a surprise to learn that they are actually more closely related to vertebrates like ourselves than to most other invertebrate animals.
˚The eastern emerald elysia (Elysia chlorotica) Nudibranch Sea Slug photograph by Patrick J. Krug: An animal with chloroplasts!
Magnificent Microphotography: 50 Tiny Wonders
Actin (purple), microtubules (yellow), and nuclei (green) are labeled in these cells by immunofluorescence. This image won first place in the Nikon 2003 Small World photo competition.
Igor Siwanowicz ~ Praying mantis; Source: http://browse.deviantart.com/photography/nature/insects/?order=9=432
A gecko licks the morning dew off its eyeballs. This gecko is found on coastal sand dunes in Namibia. The nocturnal reptiles collect water on their eyeballs in the early morning when a mist bank descends as cool coastal air hits warm desert air. Then they lick it off to have a drink. It took photographer Isak Pretorius three days in to get the licking picture.