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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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2,887 participants 68,488 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

Geometrid Moth on Orchid SukanyaDatta 2 0 Geometrid Moth on Orchid
Moth on Orchid SukanyaDatta 1 0 Moth on Orchid
Crested Honey Buzzard(female) Ashutosh Dudhatra 1 0 Crested Honey Buzzard(female)
Cuban Treefrog LuckyLogan 3 0 Cuban Treefrog
Unknown spotting twolittletoddies 1 0 Unknown spotting
House Gecko LaurenZarate 1 0 House Gecko
Ants LaurenZarate 1 0 Ants
Wasp LaurenZarate 1 0 Wasp
Checkered White Butterfly gatorfellows 1 0 Checkered White Butterfly
Carpa or carp JORGE LOPEZ CORDERO 1 0 Carpa or carp
Wolf AlexBoyette 2 0 Wolf
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker stephanielrickman 2 0 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Laurel clockvine okiegirl85 2 6 Laurel clockvine
Common Water Strider TysonBlackburn 2 0 Common Water Strider
Sulphur shelf Jae 3 0 Sulphur shelf
Ants Tending Scale LaurenZarate 1 0 Ants Tending Scale
cocoon 1 0 cocoon
Scorpionfly Jae 5 6 Scorpionfly
Reed frog Flavio Oliveira 1 3 Reed frog
Round-Necked Longhorn Beetle Deepti S 1 0 Round-Necked Longhorn Beetle
North American Elk Searra K Baguley 1 0 North American Elk
Crambid Moth SukanyaDatta 5 1 Crambid Moth
Morel RandyL. 3 2 Morel
Blue Flax TysonBlackburn 1 0 Blue Flax
Marbled Salamander AshleyT 2 0 Marbled Salamander
Bachelor's button Jae 1 0 Bachelor's button
Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle SargonR 1 0 Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle
alfalfa TysonBlackburn 1 0 alfalfa
eastern box turtle Diddlebop 2 0 eastern box turtle
Polypore VeroniquePitre 0 1 Polypore
Unknown spotting DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 1 0 Unknown spotting
Meadow froghopper Jae 2 0 Meadow froghopper
Common Lime Butterfly Ashutosh Dudhatra 4 3 Common Lime Butterfly
Lesser kudu Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Lesser kudu
Fowler's toad Diddlebop 1 0 Fowler's toad
Bay Bean joanbstanley 1 0 Bay Bean
Russet-crowned Motmot magazhu 2 0 Russet-crowned Motmot
Goldsmith Beetle or rose-chafer OliviaG 3 0 Goldsmith Beetle or rose-chafer
Eastern Painted Turtle Diddlebop 1 0 Eastern Painted Turtle
Lichen Mimic Huntsman Spider AlbertKang 24 15 Lichen Mimic Huntsman Spider
Unknown spotting Neil Ross 3 3 Unknown spotting
Crab AlbertKang 16 2 Crab
Weigela Diddlebop 2 0 Weigela
Black-Chinned Hummingbird Jim Nelson 34 13 Black-Chinned Hummingbird
Unknown spotting Machi 9 4 Unknown spotting
Dwarf Mexican Treefrog magazhu 4 0 Dwarf Mexican Treefrog
Picasso Bug dandoucette 26 9 Picasso Bug
Red Headed Rock Agama dandoucette 6 0 Red Headed Rock Agama
Sandhill Crane (chicks) James McNair 9 0 Sandhill Crane (chicks)
Eurasian blue tit Marta RubioTexeira 14 10 Eurasian blue tit

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