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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-tailed Hawk Joshua Asel 21 13 Red-tailed Hawk
Unknown spotting Leonardo Castro 6 1 Unknown spotting
Sylvana Jumping Spider magazhu 8 0 Sylvana Jumping Spider
Blue Spider wasp sunnyjosef 36 41 Blue Spider wasp
Paper Wasp magazhu 7 0 Paper Wasp
Chinese Green Tree Viper LiuJimFood 13 0 Chinese Green Tree Viper
Pine warbler Maria dB 11 7 Pine warbler
Wilson's Snipe James McNair 6 8 Wilson's Snipe
White-throated Sparrow AshleyT 7 1 White-throated Sparrow
American Goldfinch AshleyT 6 2 American Goldfinch
Yellow-green cat snake KarthikAk 3 0 Yellow-green cat snake
Long-tailed Duck (male) MartaPoludnik 4 0 Long-tailed Duck (male)
Brown thrasher Maria dB 7 1 Brown thrasher
Tumbes Tyrant triggsturner 10 4 Tumbes Tyrant
Resplendent Quetzal RolandoMarínMonge 32 12 Resplendent Quetzal
Great horned owl 5 4 Great horned owl
Emerald Dove Ashutosh Dudhatra 2 0 Emerald Dove
Northern Cardinal stephanielrickman 6 4 Northern Cardinal
Weber's Pleurobranch AlbertKang 6 3 Weber's Pleurobranch
Plain tiger Roy Arun 3 0 Plain tiger
Common toad Ricardo Salgueiro 2 0 Common toad
Least Grebe Nayeli 6 0 Least Grebe
Eastern Grey Kangaroo (juvenile female) Neil Ross 4 1 Eastern Grey Kangaroo (juvenile female)
little green heron 5 0 little green heron
American robin Maria dB 6 0 American robin
American flamingo 8 2 American flamingo
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American Goldfinch stephanielrickman 3 0 American Goldfinch
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Northern Cardinal AshleyT 2 0 Northern Cardinal
Roseate Spoonbill AshleyT 15 15 Roseate Spoonbill
American Coot James McNair 1 0 American Coot
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Pine Siskin AshleyT 2 0 Pine Siskin
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Red-tailed hawk 6 0 Red-tailed hawk
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