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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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Recent Spottings

Potter wasp anjaykrishna 41 27 Potter wasp
Sulphur Metalmark EduardoAxelRecillasBautista 25 9 Sulphur Metalmark
Chambered nautilus Marta RubioTexeira 28 21 Chambered nautilus
Marbled White DanielePralong 8 8 Marbled White
Tortoise Beetle AlbertKang 6 4 Tortoise Beetle
Red-bellied Snake Nature Nerd 8 1 Red-bellied Snake
Pungent Slippery Jack RandyL. 8 1 Pungent Slippery Jack
Cachorro-do-mato Jardel Prado 8 1 Cachorro-do-mato
Variegated fritillary butterfly 7 2 Variegated fritillary butterfly
22-spot Ladybird IvanPancic 5 0 22-spot Ladybird
Great Eggfly or Blue Moon Butterfly ♂ Leana Lahom-Cristobal 6 0 Great Eggfly or Blue Moon Butterfly ♂
The Asian koel(female) Pradeep Kumar 5 4 The Asian koel(female)
Map butterfly (closed wings) Marta RubioTexeira 7 6 Map butterfly (closed wings)
Unknown spotting DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 1 Unknown spotting
Stinkhorn Jae 6 8 Stinkhorn
Indian courser PramodCL 4 1 Indian courser
Map butterfly Marta RubioTexeira 7 0 Map butterfly
Crambid snout moth Adarsha B S 3 3 Crambid snout moth
Alpine snowbell DanielePralong 7 1 Alpine snowbell
Unknown spotting Rachel21 4 0 Unknown spotting
Gavião-belo(Black-Collared Hawk) Jardel Prado 4 0 Gavião-belo(Black-Collared Hawk)
Indian Flying Fox Deepti S 3 0 Indian Flying Fox
Caracará(Southern Caracara) Jardel Prado 4 1 Caracará(Southern Caracara)
Gymnopilus RandyL. 8 4 Gymnopilus
Geometrid Moth DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 5 Geometrid Moth
Purple jellydisc Jae 5 0 Purple jellydisc
Willet Maria dB 6 3 Willet
Harlequin ladybird IvanPancic 2 1 Harlequin ladybird
Phaon Crescent Butterfly James McNair 5 1 Phaon Crescent Butterfly
Plain Tiger or African Monarch SukanyaDatta 2 1 Plain Tiger or African Monarch
Scissor-tailed flycatcher rosygu61 3 0 Scissor-tailed flycatcher
Garça-moura(Cocoi Heron) Jardel Prado 3 1 Garça-moura(Cocoi Heron)
Crested serpent eagle akash.bhagtani 6 0 Crested serpent eagle
Weevil AlbertKang 2 0 Weevil
American White Pelican Nature Nerd 3 0 American White Pelican
Plant Hopper AlbertKang 2 0 Plant Hopper
Montane hour-glass tree-frog Dilan Chathuranga 3 2 Montane hour-glass tree-frog
Harlequin ladybird IvanPancic 1 1 Harlequin ladybird
Satin Bowerbird (mature male) Neil Ross 6 7 Satin Bowerbird (mature male)
Unknown spotting akash.bhagtani 4 2 Unknown spotting
Águia-pescadora(Osprey) Jardel Prado 2 0 Águia-pescadora(Osprey)
Tubeworm AlbertKang 10 3 Tubeworm
Jaguatirica(Ocelot) Jardel Prado 2 0 Jaguatirica(Ocelot)
Unknown spotting Diaz José Miguel 3 1 Unknown spotting
Assassin Bug AlbertKang 3 2 Assassin Bug
Sea Turtle Muckpuk 6 5 Sea Turtle
Golden gram Deepti S 2 0 Golden gram
Fairy Fingers RandyL. 2 0 Fairy Fingers
Olive Baboon duttagupta35504 8 4 Olive Baboon
Dark Palm Dart DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 1 Dark Palm Dart

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