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National Geographic's Great Nature Project

National Geographic's Great Nature Project

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National Geographic's Great Nature Project
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National Geographic is urging everyone to get outside to explore nature. Participants are asked to contribute photos of any species they come across with the goal of building a global snapshot of biodiversity. The photos are aggregated on for website visitors to browse.

National Geographic's Great Nature Project

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Potter Wasp KarthiKeyanS 15 5 Potter Wasp
Green Garden lizard Dilan Chathuranga 13 3 Green Garden lizard
Tiger Leech dandoucette 15 8 Tiger Leech
Unknown spotting Ashok N Pulliyerengi 5 2 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Dilan Chathuranga 3 4 Unknown spotting
Striped Ringlet dandoucette 7 3 Striped Ringlet
Red-winged Blackbird AshleyT 14 2 Red-winged Blackbird
Jungle Wild Flower LaurenZarate 7 2 Jungle Wild Flower
Nuttall's Thistle James A McNair 8 0 Nuttall's Thistle
Eastern American Toad Carol Snow Milne 8 4 Eastern American Toad
Spotted Stream Frog dandoucette 10 2 Spotted Stream Frog
spider dandoucette 5 1 spider
Raccoon James A McNair 11 2 Raccoon
Spiny Stick Insect, Phasmid AlbertKang 3 2 Spiny Stick Insect, Phasmid
Pezpayaso JORGE LOPEZ CORDERO 6 2 Pezpayaso
Eastern Mud Snake Nolan Eggert 6 0 Eastern Mud Snake
Ornate Shield Bug dandoucette 24 7 Ornate Shield Bug
Oriental garden lizard Dilan Chathuranga 20 16 Oriental garden lizard
Rufous Hummingbird LivesInADream 6 1 Rufous Hummingbird
Blunthead Slug Snake dandoucette 8 6 Blunthead Slug Snake
Yellow-headed Blackbird AshleyT 8 0 Yellow-headed Blackbird
Red-spotted Purple Nolan Eggert 9 0 Red-spotted Purple
Green-crowned Brilliand - Brillante Coroniverde Balulo 4 0 Green-crowned Brilliand - Brillante Coroniverde
Unknown spotting dandoucette 2 4 Unknown spotting
Snout Beetle CindyBinghamKeiser 4 0 Snout Beetle
Temple Tree Frog LaurenZarate 4 4 Temple Tree Frog
Trilobite beetle pampoy 9 1 Trilobite beetle
Planthopper LeanneGardner 6 6 Planthopper
Blue-winged Teal AshleyT 6 0 Blue-winged Teal
Rhinoceros Beetle (Male) LeanneGardner 15 8 Rhinoceros Beetle (Male)
Frog AlbertKang 2 2 Frog
Atlantic Ghost Crab BiancaDecletBauzo 4 1 Atlantic Ghost Crab
cottony cushion scale shekainah d. alaban 14 2 cottony cushion scale
Eastern Rosella kdpicturemaker 11 5 Eastern Rosella
Grasshoppers AlbertKang 2 2 Grasshoppers
Thorn Mimicking Treehopper, Membracidae Dilan Chathuranga 2 0 Thorn Mimicking Treehopper, Membracidae
Banker Horses sarah in the woods 4 3 Banker Horses
Black-necked Stilt AshleyT 6 0 Black-necked Stilt
Flatid or Fulgoroid Plant-hopper Leana Lahom-Cristobal 6 5 Flatid or Fulgoroid Plant-hopper
Blue Banded Bee KarthiKeyanS 2 0 Blue Banded Bee
Toque monkey Dilan Chathuranga 5 1 Toque monkey
Wild Orchid AlbertKang 2 0 Wild Orchid
Pupa AlbertKang 13 0 Pupa
Tailless Whip Scorpion (Amblypygid) LaurenZarate 4 0 Tailless Whip Scorpion (Amblypygid)
Northern Flicker (Yellow Shafted) AustinC 5 3 Northern Flicker (Yellow Shafted)
Eastern Kingbird Nolan Eggert 2 0 Eastern Kingbird
Lark Bunting Nolan Eggert 2 0 Lark Bunting
Western Meadowlark Nolan Eggert 2 0 Western Meadowlark
Cooper's Hawk Nolan Eggert 3 0 Cooper's Hawk
Leaf-footed Bug James A McNair 4 0 Leaf-footed Bug

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