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National Geographic's Great Nature Project

National Geographic's Great Nature Project

Take and upload a photo of a plant, animal, or any other living thing you come across to help us compile the world’s largest collection of nature photos.

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National Geographic's Great Nature Project
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2,865 participants 67,483 spottings

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.

National Geographic's Great Nature Project

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Recent Spottings

Red-faced spider monkey FredericoMartins 1 0 Red-faced spider monkey
Painted turtle AdamGrau 1 0 Painted turtle
Garter snake AdamGrau 1 0 Garter snake
Arctiid Moth SukanyaDatta 1 0 Arctiid Moth
Red-bellied Woodpecker BraveLittleChicken 1 0 Red-bellied Woodpecker
European Firethorn KostasZontanos 1 0 European Firethorn
Tiger Moth AnnvanWijgerden 1 0 Tiger Moth
Ruby Meadowhawk littlechippy 1 0 Ruby Meadowhawk
Crested Lark KostasZontanos 1 0 Crested Lark
Mediterranean House Gecko Marek Koszorek 2 0 Mediterranean House Gecko
Common Whitethroat KostasZontanos 1 0 Common Whitethroat
Queen Anne's Lace KostasZontanos 1 0 Queen Anne's Lace
White-collared Kingfisher KdonGalay 2 0 White-collared Kingfisher
Spotted Reed Frog Flavio Oliveira 1 0 Spotted Reed Frog
Great Reed Warbler Thanasis Samaras 1 0 Great Reed Warbler
Geometrid Moth SukanyaDatta 2 1 Geometrid Moth
Unknown spotting DakotaMacLeod 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting BuddyForHire 1 0 Unknown spotting
Medicinal Leech dhmcclanahan 1 2 Medicinal Leech
Phasmid Stick Insect KdonGalay 1 4 Phasmid Stick Insect
Common Moorhen KdonGalay 1 0 Common Moorhen
Spotted Dove KdonGalay 1 0 Spotted Dove
Notodontid Moth LaurenZarate 1 2 Notodontid Moth
Cicada AnaMoral 1 0 Cicada
Little Pied Flycatcher KdonGalay 1 0 Little Pied Flycatcher
Bagworm Nacho Garcia 1 2 Bagworm
Great Banded Grayling KostasZontanos 1 0 Great Banded Grayling
Balkan Marbled White KostasZontanos 1 0 Balkan Marbled White
Noble false widow 1 0 Noble false widow
Sevenspotted Lady Beetle IvanPancic 1 1 Sevenspotted Lady Beetle
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker KdonGalay 1 0 Orange-bellied Flowerpecker
Citrine Canary Flycatcher KdonGalay 1 0 Citrine Canary Flycatcher
Mountain Leaf-Warbler KdonGalay 1 0 Mountain Leaf-Warbler
Cane Toad AdrianLeathers 1 0 Cane Toad
Malaysian Black and Gold Huntsman MarkBolnik 2 0 Malaysian Black and Gold Huntsman
Hunts man Spider SuchitraPrabhakaran 1 0 Hunts man Spider
Common Evening Brown KdonGalay 2 0 Common Evening Brown
Western Bluebird joanbstanley 1 0 Western Bluebird
Steller's Jay joanbstanley 1 0 Steller's Jay
Potato Bass/Cod/Grouper AlbertKang 1 1 Potato Bass/Cod/Grouper
Luzon Grass Dart KdonGalay 1 0 Luzon Grass Dart
♂ Striped Albatross KdonGalay 1 0 ♂ Striped Albatross
Red pierrot butterfly Adarsha B S 4 0 Red pierrot butterfly
Silver-striped Hawk Moth AnnvanWijgerden 2 0 Silver-striped Hawk Moth
Sea Slug AlbertKang 1 1 Sea Slug
Common Big-Eye SargonR 1 0 Common Big-Eye
Longhorn Beetle KdonGalay 1 3 Longhorn Beetle
Carabus graecus ChristosMaroulis 1 0 Carabus graecus
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