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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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2,850 participants 66,853 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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Antarctic Beech Neil Ross 1 0 Antarctic Beech
Snapdragons KdonGalay 1 0 Snapdragons
American planetree Jae 1 1 American planetree
Star of Bethlehem mauna Kunzah 1 2 Star of Bethlehem
Scorzonera crocifolia (Σκορτσονέρα η κροκόφυλλη) ChristosMaroulis 1 1 Scorzonera crocifolia (Σκορτσονέρα η κροκόφυλλη)
Downy woodpecker Maria dB 1 0 Downy woodpecker
Bald cypress Maria dB 2 1 Bald cypress
Judas tree (Κουτσουπιά) ChristosMaroulis 2 3 Judas tree (Κουτσουπιά)
Black caiman Alan Cajes 1 2 Black caiman
Longleaf pine Maria dB 1 1 Longleaf pine
Jurinea mollis ChristosMaroulis 2 4 Jurinea mollis
Egyptian Locust (Ανακρίδιο το Αιγύπτιο) ChristosMaroulis 2 2 Egyptian Locust (Ανακρίδιο το Αιγύπτιο)
Manatee Tree Snail Machi 1 3 Manatee Tree Snail
Artist's bracket Jae 2 1 Artist's bracket
Tinder fungus Marek Koszorek 1 0 Tinder fungus
caterpillar dandoucette 1 1 caterpillar
Hooded crow Paul Davis 1 0 Hooded crow
Keeled Skimmer XristosSallas 2 0 Keeled Skimmer
Orange Paper Wasp JackGraham 1 3 Orange Paper Wasp
Ferruginous Duck IvanPancic 1 0 Ferruginous Duck
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Woolly Bear LuckyLogan 1 1 Woolly Bear
Unknown spotting LuckyLogan 1 1 Unknown spotting
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American crow Maria dB 1 1 American crow
Red wasp AnaMoral 1 2 Red wasp
Unknown spotting LuisStevens 1 1 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting twolittletoddies 1 1 Unknown spotting
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Plain Grey Hawkmoth twolittletoddies 2 1 Plain Grey Hawkmoth
Marbled White Moth Caterpillar twolittletoddies 1 4 Marbled White Moth Caterpillar
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Southern pink-striped oakworm moth caterpillar Maria dB 1 1 Southern pink-striped oakworm moth caterpillar
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Palm Muckpuk 1 0 Palm
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White-backed Vulture AryaMansourzadeh 1 1 White-backed Vulture
Lepiota subincarnata BritneyWharton-Ramsey 1 0 Lepiota subincarnata
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