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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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2,844 participants 66,545 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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Tail-less Line Blue AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Tail-less Line Blue
Common Grass Yellow AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Common Grass Yellow
Blue Tiger AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Blue Tiger
White Albatross (Male) AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 White Albatross (Male)
Common Hedge Blue (Male) AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Common Hedge Blue (Male)
Luzon Striped Ringlet AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Luzon Striped Ringlet
Aldabra Giant Tortoise Yaniv and Sarit Wainer 3 0 Aldabra Giant Tortoise
Damselfly ashutosh.dudhatra 1 0 Damselfly
Anthurium mauna Kunzah 1 0 Anthurium
Robber fly Ismael Chaves 1 0 Robber fly
Tropical armyworm caterpillar Deepti S 1 0 Tropical armyworm caterpillar
Spotting Chathura Udayanga 1 0 Spotting
Shield Bugs SukanyaDatta 1 2 Shield Bugs
European Toad,Sapo comum AntónioGinjaGinja 1 0 European Toad,Sapo comum
Jumping Spider Subin S 1 2 Jumping Spider
Tussock Moth PutkovAlexander 1 0 Tussock Moth
lime green leafhopper Ingrid3 1 1 lime green leafhopper
Neurothemis Dragonfly ♀ AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Neurothemis Dragonfly ♀
Glabrous Cabinet Beetle injica 1 3 Glabrous Cabinet Beetle
Bagworm Deepti S 1 0 Bagworm
Slender Rice Bug AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Slender Rice Bug
California sea lion AlexanderKaliczak 1 0 California sea lion
Eastern Coral Snake JeffreyDuby 1 0 Eastern Coral Snake
Black Witch BenHoldridge 1 0 Black Witch
Faithful Beauty Moth BenHoldridge 1 0 Faithful Beauty Moth
Large Oakblue caterpillar Chathura Udayanga 1 0 Large Oakblue caterpillar
Veery Maria dB 1 2 Veery
Preocular Blind Snake dandoucette 1 2 Preocular Blind Snake
Imperial Moth Leonardo Castro 2 1 Imperial Moth
Winged Stick Insect - Male AlbertKang 1 0 Winged Stick Insect - Male
Blue-winged Kookaburra armadeus.4 1 0 Blue-winged Kookaburra
Butterfly Muckpuk 1 1 Butterfly
Planthopper Deepti S 1 0 Planthopper
Leafhopper Deepti S 1 0 Leafhopper
Common Gull Butterfly SukanyaDatta 1 1 Common Gull Butterfly
Brown Goshawk armadeus.4 1 0 Brown Goshawk
California Boxthorn CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 California Boxthorn
Barn swallow LucyJingyuLiu 1 0 Barn swallow
Honey Bee, on Cucumber Male Flower DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 1 0 Honey Bee, on Cucumber Male Flower
Spotting AntónioGinjaGinja 1 2 Spotting
Blue Sprite Chathura Udayanga 1 0 Blue Sprite
Common blue damselfly JackGraham 1 0 Common blue damselfly
calamaria reed snake KarthikAk 1 0 calamaria reed snake
Spotting AntónioGinjaGinja 1 0 Spotting
Black Mirror Beetle dandoucette 2 2 Black Mirror Beetle
Coreopsis (aka Tickseed) Neil Ross 1 3 Coreopsis (aka Tickseed)
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Spotting SisirBanga 1 0 Spotting
Amazon Lily AgnesAdiqueTalavera 1 0 Amazon Lily

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