National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

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National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013. Focus on the best photography August 2013th of National Geographic magazine.

Railway station in Mumbai

(Photo by Randy Olson):

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Lyurik, Svalbard

Lyurik many suffering from environmental pollution, especially from accidents of oil tankers. However, due to its specialization on crustaceans, they are not very sensitive to a reduction in fish populations due to fishing rights. (Photo by Paul Nicklen):

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Tiger in the Brahmaputra Valley

Tiger stripes well disguise it in the tall grass. (Photo by Sandesh Kadur):

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Baiterek Tower, Astana

The monument in the capital of Kazakhstan is one of the main attractions of the city. The height of the building is 97 meters, with the ball, the crowning design – 105 meters. Ball diameter – 22 meters. (Photo by Gerd Ludwig):

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Yakarsky caiman, Brazil

With the onset of the dry season, leaving the small shoals of fish ponds Pantanal and sent to the deeper rivers, often falling straight into the jaws of a hungry caiman. (Photo by Luciano Kandisani)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

The power plant, “Ratcliffe-on-Soar”, UK

“Ratcliffe-on-Soar,” coal power plant produces electricity, which is enough for about two million people. The station building towers over the Notting Hampshire for more than forty years – but people rarely pay attention to it. (Photo by Toby Smith)
National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Lion’s “nursery”, Serengeti

The grown cubs, these cubs of the pride Vumbi, live together in a “manger”: a female pride, united to develop a new generation, and are looked after and cared for her, and for other people’s offspring. (Photo by Michael Nichols)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Dive into the cenote Holtun, Mexico

Archaeologist Guillermo de Anda is immersed in a cenote Holtun July 19, a few minutes before the sun reaches its zenith. Twice a year the star is the highest point in the sky – and at this point the light pierces the water at the bottom of the cenote at right angles, and the shadows disappear. De Anda believes that the surface of the ancient Mayans built a facility that is just “caught the” rays of light. (Photo by Paul Nicklen)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Red-eyed tree frog, Costa Rica

During a photo tour to Costa Rica Megan Lorenz wanted to take a picture of red-eyed tree frog. Towards the twilight of her fortune smiled frog climbing to the next node. Staggering, he grabbed the leg of the fungus to balance it, and then quickly crawled away. (Photo by Megan Lorenz)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Badgers, Finland

Summer night, the family of badgers in single file sneaks into the kitchen through its own tunnel coming into the fireplace. Fagerstromu took four years to catch on film shy nocturnal animals. For this shot, he set the camera on the window sill, and the few hours of standing on a ladder outside the window, waiting for when you can press the shutter with the remote control. (Photo by Kai Fagerstroma)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Fox-moth, Kamchatka

“Kronotskiy State Reserve. This fox I met the next day after a major hurricane. All night long chalk snowstorm and was a heavy snowfall. And in the morning, as if in compensation for yesterday’s concern was unusually quiet and sunny. The fiery beauty of light dancing was moving at a trot along the white bedspread on which there was almost no traces. While driving, it is accelerated, then cautiously felt faint, catching undersnow smells “- says Gennady Yushin photographer. (Photo by Gennady Yushin)
National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Papuansky penguin, Antarctica

Sub-Antarctic penguin does not dare go: in the water it can wait for the leopard. Penguin is in shallow water, trying to assess the situation. (Photo by Paul Nicklen)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Cenote, Mexico

A diver explores a cenote near Tulum ruins – ancient Mayan city. (Photo by Paul Nicklen)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Cubs yakarskogo caiman, Brazil

The two-week yakarskie caiman crocodiles are barely two dozen centimeters. Happy kids hide from predators among the tall marsh grasses, and, sensing danger, utter cry of alarm, calling on the help of adults. (Photo by Luciano Kandisani)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Ghost Bear, Canada

Kermodskih population of bears has between 400 and 1000 individuals. Bears are kept today in part due to Indian tribes that have always kept the existence of a secret from the pale-hunters. (Photo by Paul Nicklen)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Beaver, France

Beaver goes to its dam on the river Loire, holding in his mouth poplar branch for dinner. A century before hunters nearly exterminated the species in the world: there were only 1,200 individuals. Today the population of these protected rodents grew to a million, and they live mostly in Europe. (Photo by Louis-Marie Pro)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Owlet, Russia

“Wandering through the fells in search of mushrooms, I heard a squeaky cry of the snowy owl. So somewhere there is her chicks. Carefully look around – nothing. And then I notice frightened, but a close look. Owlet. It seems to be different in color from the environment, but it is very difficult to notice. And if it was not for the bright yellow, huge enormous eyes … “- says the photographer. (Photo)

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

Fox sparring in Alaska

(Photo by Robert Dreeszen):

National Geographic: Best Photos of August 2013

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