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Birds of the World

There are over 10,000 living species of birds on the planet. They can be found in ecosystems across ...

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Butterflies & Moths of the World

Butterflies and Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera. Their brilliant colors have inspired ...

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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of ...

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Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to ...

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Moths of the World

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside ...

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Flowers of North America

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Mushroom Mapping

Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather ...

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International Spider Survey

Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs. The International Society of Arachnology ...

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Biodiversidad en España/Spain

Habitat: Indicar el sitio donde se encontró (campo, montaña, lago, mar, río...) Habitat: Enter the ...

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The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of ...

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Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, ...

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Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution ...

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Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

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Flowers of Europe

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own ...

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Oriental Rat Snake favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Neboda, Western Province, Sri Lanka 2 hours ago

P. mucosa is a non-venomous snake of the family Colubridae which is the largest family of snakes, the family is found in every continent with exception for Antarctica. P. mucosa is a large snake, individuals up to 2 meters occurs though adult size is usually between 1,5 and 1,9 meters. When adult this snake does not have natural enemies, and have been reported to even eat King Cobras.

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Spitting Spider favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Tallahassee, Florida, United States 2 hours ago

Tan spider with dark markings. Carapace slopes upward toward abdomen. Carrying it's eggs in a silk sac.

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Desert Skimmer favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn South Sinai Governorate, Egypt 2 hours ago

Spotted in a desert wadi near an oasis and shortly after a rare winter rain so there was actually water flowing in the wadi. The dragonfly darted between the green plants growing along the wadi.

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Common Sandpiper favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Sussex, Western Area, Sierra Leone 2 hours ago

Small wader, size of dove, green-brown above and white below, sporting greenish legs.

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Mourning Cloak Butterfly favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States 2 hours ago

Mourning Cloak Butterfly on a bench at the local Botanical Gardens.

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Red-backed Flameback Woodpecker favorited by Võ Anh Tuấn Uva Province, Sri Lanka 2 hours ago

About 28 centimetres (11 in) in length. Mostly crimson with black trailing edges to wings. underparts white with messy black marks. The breast and neck are black with white spots on the throat and white streaks on the breast. A black eyestripe stretches to the back of the neck and diffuses into the nape and upper back, with white streaks between the eye and neck. It has a red crown, with the forecrown and forehead black speckled with white in females. The eye is hidden among the black eyestripe. It has a fairly sized grey bill, which forms a blunt point. Juveniles are duller with less bold markings, with males having white spots on crown and females with few spots if not none.Hybrids can be either mostly red with orange or yellow (closer to Red-backed flameback) or mostly yellow with red or orange (closer to Black-rumped flameback)

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