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This is a yellow-headed jawfish male that incubates its eggs (or its brood) in its mouth. That’s right — the male carries the babies.
Wild poppies grow in the Castilla La Mancha landscape after a wet spell on May near Daimiel, Spain.
A bird silhouetted by the sun sits on the hand of a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin in the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, on March
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After Tommy single-handedly brought down a large buffalo bull, a passing vulture caught his eye on April
Can foxes be kept as pets? This man thinks so. Patsy Gibbons and his pet fox Grainne
A Palestinian man touches the Mandela statue during the inauguration of Nelson Mandela Square in the West Bank city of Ramallah
Bush, another dominant male, relaxes on a freshly killed buffalo calf on July Bush was eventually shot as a trophy just weeks before Cecil.
National Park -Hwange- the lion and Cecil 07
National Park -Hwange- the lion and Cecil 08
The sun, imaged by the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly instrument aboard NASA& Solar Dynamics Observatory, on November
A photo of moonglint in the Mediterranean Sea taken form the International Space Station.
Photos of the day – March 2016 A goose washes in the lake in St James's Park on March 2016 in London, England. Great Britain is to enjoy several days of mild seasonal weather before temperatures drop again for Easter.