National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

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Focus on the best photography October 2013th of National Geographic magazine.

Cougar

The zoo’s Lowry Park, Tampa. Lucy picked up in 2007, a little girl, when her mother left to fend for themselves. In the world there are only 165 of Florida cougars – except Lucy. (Photo by Joel Sartore):

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Elephant seals, South Georgia

It seems that the male kissing her friend, but most of all, he bites her, so she did not escape from his passionate embrace. Weight of adult males reaches four tons, females can weigh ten times less. (Photo by Yves Momatyuka and John Istkota)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Portrait of an African elephant

Zoo in Colorado. (Photo by Joel Sartore):

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Huge iceberg, Greenland

Also see the article ” Greenland “. (Photo by James Balog):

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Black-browed albatross, South Georgia

Two black-browed albatross nest in the colony. This is a monochrome image is taken from the project Sebastia Salgado, “The Book of Genesis» (Genesis). Eight years in 32 countries photographer documenting ‘what else untouched … “. (Photo by Sebastia Salgado)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Golden snub-nosed monkey

This is the kind of Chinese monkeys, so named by a snub nose. (Photo by Joel Sartore):

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Lions, Serengeti National Park

Sea lion and a female fight of pride Vumbi rest between pairings. Dark mane – a sign of strength, so that females prefer males with dark mane, like the C-bout. (Photo by Michael Nichols)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Alligator

From other members of the order of crocodiles alligators are more wide muzzle. (Photo by Melissa Farlow):

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Columbia Glacier, Alaska

When photographer James Belog first took a picture of Columbia Glacier, one has retreated nearly 18 kilometers, compared with 1980. This speed has guided Beloga on the idea of ??the project Extreme Ice Survey: install cameras near the glaciers to document climate change. (Photo by James Beloga)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Tsianeya and comb, White Sea

Cyan, like all jellyfish predators prey on the comb jellies (pictured), jellyfish and other fish. Their tentacles seated batteries of stinging cells, each of which is folded in a special capsule stinging thread – a sort of poisonous harpoon hook at the end. (Photo by Alexander Semenov)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Pink Cockatoo

On the ground they walk slowly, but quickly fly up to 70 km / h (Photo by Joel Sartore):

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Lioness, Serengeti National Park

Pride of lions Vumbi (Swahili word meaning “dust”) kill a warthog, who pulled out of the hole. These small snacks help to survive the difficult dry season, when the young may die of starvation. (Photo by Michael Nichols)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Indian rhinos

It is the largest of the Asian rhinos. In size it is the second in Asia after the animal elephant. Mom and daughter. (Photo by Joel Sartore):

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Aurelia, the White Sea

In some regions of the World Ocean Aurelio number is so great that they are tightly filled with a few meters of the water column, so that the light is breaking through the layer. Four pink circle inside the dome jellyfish – gonads – the bodies which are formed and mature germ cells. (Photo by Alexander Semenov)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Small panda

Written mention of this beast in China date back to the XIII century, but the Europeans learned of it only in the XIX century. Lesser panda is mainly a night (or rather, Twilight) way of life, the day sleeping in a hollow, covering his head and curled tail. (Photo by Joel Sartore):

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Mountain Kirkyufell, Iceland

Going on a vacation to Iceland to photograph the northern lights, Nick Pond wanted to make sets of three main elements: self shine, fantastic landscape and the water that reflects glare. One day, just after midnight at Mount Kirkyufell he found what he was looking for. (Photo by Nick Pondeva)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Lions, Serengeti

(Photo by Michael Nichols):

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Cenote Las Calaveras, Mexico

Guide Angel sunk last leaves the cave Las Calaveras, making sure that all the tourists alive and zdorovmi reached out to 18 meters above the water. Visiting the nearby pyramid at Coba, many stop to take a dip. (Photo by Paul Nicklen)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

Elephant seals, South Georgia

Gain weight young elephant trying to stay together. Soon they will come to a responsible time: they will go to their first ever voyage. (Photo by Yves Momatyuka and John Istkota)

National Geographic: Best Photos, October 2013

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