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Curious Maned Wolf Pup
Posted in Plants & Animals
The Maned Wolf (chrysocyon brachyurus) is the largest canid in the continent of South America. While adults are known for their red, fox-like, appearance, young maned wolfs have a much more toned down fur colour. This photo was taken by Marlus Almeida.
Leopard Goes For A Swim
Posted in Plants & Animals
An adult leopard (panthera onca) goes for a swim on a hot day. This photograph was taken by Marlus Almeida, a supporter of Educated Earth.
Scarlet Macaw Sitting In A Tree
Posted in Plants & Animals
This photograph, taken in the jungles of South America by Marlus Almeida, shows a beautiful adult scarlet macaw (ara macao) resting in a tree.
Amazing Thunderstorm In Montana
Posted in Earth Sciences
This photograph, taken by Sean Heavey, shows a supercell thunderstorm hanging menacingly over Montana.
Swan and Her Young
Posted in Plants & Animals
In this beautiful image you will see a mother swan protecting her recently hatchlings. She shelters them on her back to keep them out of view of predators and to provide them some cover from the elements.
Fly Photographed Close Up
Posted in Plants & Animals
This stunning macro photograph, taken by Ivaylo Petrov, showcases the beauty (or horror) of a common fly. While we casually discard these insects, this close up shows that there is more to flies than meets the eye.

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1. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis
1. Purple Spiny Flower Mantis

(A flower mantis in Kololo, Kampala. )
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2. Transporting 60 People
2. Transporting 60 People

(This poster hangs in the Planning Office in the city of Munster, Germany. It very graphically demonstrates the need for an effective transit strategy by showing how much space it takes to move 60 people via cars, buses, and bicycles.)
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Category: Humanity
3. Five Rockets in Five Minutes
3. Five Rockets in Five Minutes

(In late March, NASA launched five rockets in five minutes in order to study the motion and properties of high-atmospheric winds.)
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Category: Astronomy
4. Neanderthal Hand Axe
4. Neanderthal Hand Axe

(This Mousterian hand axe was primarily used as a butchering tool, though likely came in handy for other purposes as well. It was shaped from a jasper chert and was found in France before making its way into Educated Earth's collection.)
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5. A Rose For You
5. A Rose For You

(Even the squirrels stop to smell the roses.)
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Category: Astronomy
6. ATV-3 Approaches Space Station
6. ATV-3 Approaches Space Station

(ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle Edoardo Amaldi approaches the International Space Station to deliver 6596 kg of fuel, air, oxygen, scientific equipment, spare parts and crew supplies. The two spacecraft docked at 00:31 CEST ( 22:31 GMT) on March 29 2012.)
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7. Colorful Quetzal
7. Colorful Quetzal

(Quetzal, sacred to the Aztecs and Mayas. During mating season, the male grows blue and green twin tail feathers three feet (1 meter) long; these tail feathers were worn ceremonially by Mesoamerican rulers and priests. )
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Category: Plants & Animals
8. Celestial Snow Angel
8. Celestial Snow Angel

(Just in time for the holidays, the Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a spectacular view of a star-forming region in our Milky Way galaxy that looks like a snow angel in deep space. A newly-formed star called S106 IR is shrouded in dust at the center of the image, and is responsible for the surrounding gas cloud’s hourglass-like shape and the turbulence visible within. Light from glowing hydrogen is colored blue in this image. )
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9. Siberian Tigers
9. Siberian Tigers

(Many conservation programs have been established to save the critically endangered Siberian tiger, whose numbers have dwindled to mere hundreds in the wild.)
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10. Necklace Nebula
10. Necklace Nebula

(The "Necklace Nebula", also called PN G054.2-03.4, is the exploded aftermath of a giant star that came too close to its Sun-like binary companion. The two stars that produced the Necklace Nebula live in a relatively small orbit about each other. They have a period of 1.2 days and a separation on the order of 5 times the radius of the Sun. )
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1. Optical Fiber
1. Optical Fiber

(An optical fiber (or fibre) is a glass or plastic fiber designed to guide light along its length by total internal reflection.)
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Category: Technology
2. Arc Welding
2. Arc Welding

(The arc welding process.)
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3. Edison And The Phonograph
3. Edison And The Phonograph

(Thomas Edison and his early phonograph.)
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4. Microprocessor
4. Microprocessor

(Macro shot of an Intel 80486DX2 die in its packaging. The actual size of the die in the center is 12×6.75 mm.)
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5. Sun compared to Earth
5. Sun compared to Earth

(The Suns size compared to the Earths.)
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Category: Astronomy
6. Lightning Laced Volcanic Eruption
6. Lightning Laced Volcanic Eruption

(On January 27th 2011 the skies above southern Japan were darkened by the explosive eruption of Mount Shinmoedake. This photo catches a massive electrical buildup in the volcanic plume.)
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Category: Earth Sciences
7. Magma
7. Magma

(A magnificent photo of a volcanic eruption.)
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8. Closeup Of The Great Red Spot
8. Closeup Of The Great Red Spot

(This high resolution photograph takes you up close to Jupiter's giant red spot, a colossal storm larger than 3x the Earth.)
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Category: Astronomy
9. Sonora Borealis
9. Sonora Borealis

(Sunset through the contrail of a rocket launched from Vandenberg Air-force Base near Los- Angeli's viewed from a mountain ridge in Tucson AZ.photo by Peaquod. )
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10. Space Walker
10. Space Walker

(A close up photo of an astronaut in the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle. Click here for the high-resolution.)
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Category: Astronomy