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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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Red Squirrel RikMartin 3 0 Red Squirrel
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Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Neil Ross 5 9 Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
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Grey Heron Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Grey Heron
Jackdaw Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Jackdaw
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