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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

Garter Snake LuckyLogan 12 6 Garter Snake
Cape dwarf chameleon and juvenile Fanie 21 13 Cape dwarf chameleon and juvenile
Yellow Pansy (Male) The Shroom 7 2 Yellow Pansy (Male)
Grey-headed Flying Foxes pamsai 9 5 Grey-headed Flying Foxes
Jewel Bug dandoucette 8 4 Jewel Bug
Indian palm squirrel Pradeep Kumar 4 1 Indian palm squirrel
Smaller Parasa Moth Caterpillar Carol Snow Milne 5 0 Smaller Parasa Moth Caterpillar
Long-eared Owl IvanPancic 12 4 Long-eared Owl
Common Ringtail Possum (male) Neil Ross 4 3 Common Ringtail Possum (male)
Transparent Burnet DanielePralong 12 10 Transparent Burnet
Zebra-striped Hairstreak Diaz José Miguel 7 2 Zebra-striped Hairstreak
Glossy Turban Carnivorous Snail Neil Ross 3 2 Glossy Turban Carnivorous Snail
Viceroy Butterfly James McNair 5 1 Viceroy Butterfly
Argus Tortoise Beetle Carol Snow Milne 3 0 Argus Tortoise Beetle
Common Mime subhojit chakrabarty 3 0 Common Mime
Red-bellied Black Snake (juvenile) Neil Ross 3 2 Red-bellied Black Snake (juvenile)
Anna's Hummingbird RobinGraves 4 0 Anna's Hummingbird
Pine warbler 2 1 Pine warbler
Unknown spotting RogerWilliansCorrêa 2 1 Unknown spotting
Jumping Spider and Velvet mites IvanPancic 13 13 Jumping Spider and Velvet mites
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly James McNair 2 0 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
Wild turkey 2 0 Wild turkey
Common Mime Buttefly AlbertKang 1 1 Common Mime Buttefly
Leaf-footed bug JosePabloCastillo 8 1 Leaf-footed bug
Indian Jackal Wild Things 11 5 Indian Jackal
Sharpshooter Leafhopper AlbertKang 10 5 Sharpshooter Leafhopper
Eighteen damselflies EduardoAxelRecillasBautista 2 0 Eighteen damselflies
European pond terrapin Jopy 1 1 European pond terrapin
Fluted bird's nest Jae 4 7 Fluted bird's nest
Granular Poison Dart Frog MatthewKritzer 20 3 Granular Poison Dart Frog
Geometrid Caterpillar, Inchworm or Loopers Leana Lahom-Cristobal 2 0 Geometrid Caterpillar, Inchworm or Loopers
Dog-day Cicada Carol Snow Milne 2 0 Dog-day Cicada
Issid Planthopper dandoucette 3 3 Issid Planthopper
Crimson rosella Marta RubioTexeira 4 0 Crimson rosella
Leaf-footed Bug Wild Things 2 1 Leaf-footed Bug
Orange Tip IvanPancic 3 0 Orange Tip
Unknown spotting NarzsaGolin 1 1 Unknown spotting
Chinese Mantis Carol Snow Milne 3 1 Chinese Mantis
Philippine Coucal KdonGalay 2 0 Philippine Coucal
Eurasian collared dove IvanPancic 1 1 Eurasian collared dove
Green Treefrog James McNair 2 3 Green Treefrog
Luzon Bleeding Heart Marta RubioTexeira 21 6 Luzon Bleeding Heart
Daddy Long Legs Spider AlbertKang 1 0 Daddy Long Legs Spider
Bengal Tiger LivesInADream 6 0 Bengal Tiger
Barn swallow IvanPancic 1 0 Barn swallow
Witches' butter Jae 2 0 Witches' butter
Malabar Grey Hornbill PradeepSimon 6 3 Malabar Grey Hornbill
Unknown spotting Evaldo Nascimento 1 0 Unknown spotting
Ring-tailed lemur Marta RubioTexeira 7 2 Ring-tailed lemur
Dwarf Squeaker Flavio Oliveira 2 1 Dwarf Squeaker

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