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  • Woman working in an open grass field. This image is from Food Lover's Guide to the Planet. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Woman working in an open grass field. This image is from Food Lover's Guide to the Planet.
    WGBH / Zero Point Zero
  • Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala: Two people come very close to lava on the Pacaya Volcano in Guatemala,... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala: Two people come very close to lava on the Pacaya Volcano in Guatemala, as they climb upward. This image is from A World Apart.
    José Luis Feliu
  • Boats tied along the shore.  Phi Phi Island, Thailand. This image is from Laya Project. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Boats tied along the shore. Phi Phi Island, Thailand. This image is from Laya Project.
    EarthSync India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Portrait of Young Buddhist Monk,  Galle, Sri Lanka. This image is from Laya Project. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Portrait of Young Buddhist Monk, Galle, Sri Lanka. This image is from Laya Project.
    EarthSync India Pvt. Ltd.
  • The Manahli-Leh Highway is an important road that allows goods and foods to be transported. This ... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    The Manahli-Leh Highway is an important road that allows goods and foods to be transported. This image is from Hot Roads.
    Anke Möller / Fernsehbüro
  • Somalia: A close-up of a Somali boy holding up a football while his eyes catch something outside ... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Somalia: A close-up of a Somali boy holding up a football while his eyes catch something outside the camera frame. This image is from Don't Tell My Mother.
    Courtesy of: Explorer Films
  • SINGITA KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA:  Singita Kruger National Park is situated where two r... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    SINGITA KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA: Singita Kruger National Park is situated where two rivers meet, in an exclusive game-rich 15 000 hectares concession in the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Two black rhinos in park. This image is from Safari Live.
    Aquavision/National Geographic Channels International
  • RWANDA: Gorillas roam through the forest on a slightly misty day. This image is from Departures. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    RWANDA: Gorillas roam through the forest on a slightly misty day. This image is from Departures.
    2009 Departures Entertainment 2 Inc.
  • Lava exploding to shore at the ocean entry of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. This image is from Nat Ge... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Lava exploding to shore at the ocean entry of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. This image is from Nat Geo's Most Amazing Photos.
    Robert W. Madden
  • A juvenile komodo dragon sits on a tree limb in the sun. This image is from Dangerous Encounters ... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    A juvenile komodo dragon sits on a tree limb in the sun. This image is from Dangerous Encounters with Brady Barr.
    National Geographic Television
  • Akureyri, Iceland: A Humpback whale breaching. This image is from Alien Deep. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Akureyri, Iceland: A Humpback whale breaching. This image is from Alien Deep.
    National Geographic Television
  • Montana: A stuffed wolf with its teeth baring.  This image is from Frontier Force. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Montana: A stuffed wolf with its teeth baring. This image is from Frontier Force.
    PSG Films and Jason Fierst
  • Chestnut breasted Coronet (Boissomeaua flavescens). This image is from Hummingbirds: Magic In The... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Chestnut breasted Coronet (Boissomeaua flavescens). This image is from Hummingbirds: Magic In The Air.
    2010 WNET.ORG
  • A person is tended to at Hotel Villa Creole in Port-au-Prince, Haiti after a 7.0-magnitude earthq... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    A person is tended to at Hotel Villa Creole in Port-au-Prince, Haiti after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean nation. This image is from Hope For Haiti Now.
    AP Photo/Montreal La Presse, Ivanoh Demers
  • Man collecting salt. Tharangambadi, Tamilnadu, India. This image is from Laya Project. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Man collecting salt. Tharangambadi, Tamilnadu, India. This image is from Laya Project.
    EarthSync India Pvt. Ltd.
  • This male frog from Panama protects his young tadpoles until they hatch, fending off predators an... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    This male frog from Panama protects his young tadpoles until they hatch, fending off predators and keeping them moist. This image is from Frogs: The Thin Green Line.
    Andrew Young/© 2009 WNET.ORG
  • Aerial view of Kosi Bay, South Africa. This image is from Fit for the Wild. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Aerial view of Kosi Bay, South Africa. This image is from Fit for the Wild.
    Off The Fence
  • LAKE EYASI, TANZANIA: Hadzabe man with bow and arrow.  The Hadzabe, who live about 15-hundred mil... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    LAKE EYASI, TANZANIA: Hadzabe man with bow and arrow. The Hadzabe, who live about 15-hundred miles north of the San near Tanzania's Serengeti, are the first branch in the human family tree. They split from the founding population (the San) around 150,000 years ago. Today the Hadzabe are one of the last groups of hunter-gatherers on Earth. This image is from The Human Family Tree.
    NGT / Isham Randolph
  • Indian Creek, Utah: Climber Nick Martino working on his new crack climb. This image is from First... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Indian Creek, Utah: Climber Nick Martino working on his new crack climb. This image is from First Ascent.
    Jim Aikman
  • GALAPAGOS ISLAND, ECUADOR: A giant Galapagos tortoise travels on the beach in Galapagos Islands, ... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    GALAPAGOS ISLAND, ECUADOR: A giant Galapagos tortoise travels on the beach in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. On Darwin's voyage, land animals such as reptiles were scarce on the islands. This image is from Darwin's Lost Voyage.
    Andrew Pulley/National Geographic Television
  • BARRANQUILLA, COLOMBIA, SOUTH AMERICA: Man painted in gold at the Barranquilla Carnaval, a carniv... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    BARRANQUILLA, COLOMBIA, SOUTH AMERICA: Man painted in gold at the Barranquilla Carnaval, a carnival with traditions that date back to the 19th century. It takes place for four days preceding Ash Wednesday. This image is from Lonely Planet: Roads Less Travelled.
    LPTV ROADS PTY LTD.
  • Surfer Silhouette with light shining through a wave. This image is from Destination Extreme. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Surfer Silhouette with light shining through a wave. This image is from Destination Extreme.
    Photos.com/Getty Images
  • BRAZIL: Native Amazonian girl with monkey. This image is from Departures. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    BRAZIL: Native Amazonian girl with monkey. This image is from Departures.
    Departures Entertainment 2 Inc
  • Coqui frog shadow. This image is from Animals Behaving Worse. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Coqui frog shadow. This image is from Animals Behaving Worse.
    Educational Broadcasting Corp.
  • QATAR:  Four young Spix's McCaws at the Al Wabra Wildlife Preserve. This image is from Animals At... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    QATAR: Four young Spix's McCaws at the Al Wabra Wildlife Preserve. This image is from Animals At The Edge.
    WNET.ORG
  • Hanging Fishermen of Galle, Sri Lanka. This image is from Laya Project. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Hanging Fishermen of Galle, Sri Lanka. This image is from Laya Project.
    EarthSync India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Michael Holmes and Frank Tässer skydiving just after they jumped from the plane flying over Colo... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Michael Holmes and Frank Tässer skydiving just after they jumped from the plane flying over Cologne, Germany. This image is from The Indestructibles.
    Story House Productions
  • Baby orangutan hanging out on a rope. This image is from Finas Fund. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Baby orangutan hanging out on a rope. This image is from Finas Fund.
    Harun Rahman
  • Little girl of the Yawanawa community gets her face painted. This image is from 4 Real. [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Little girl of the Yawanawa community gets her face painted. This image is from 4 Real.
    Jade Thome
  • Kashmir: Jonny Copp (left) and Micah Dash admiring the view in Kashmir. This image is from First ... [Photo of the day - October, 2012]
    Kashmir: Jonny Copp (left) and Micah Dash admiring the view in Kashmir. This image is from First Ascent.
    Roland Zeidler