School of southern bluefin tuna in a tuna fishery tow cage.
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Threatened great white shark, toothy mouth open, approaches camera.
Neptune Islands, South Australia.
Portrait of a resting male African lion, Panthera leo.
National Zoological Park, Washington, District of Columbia.
A noduled sea star on a sea fan.
The Republic of Maldives.
A bottlenose dolphin, Tursisops truncatus, in a sea of blue.
Indian Ocean, Mozambique.
Box jellyfish in shallow clear water off shore. Chiropsalmus quadrigatus
Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
Reef scenic with common lionfish and other fish, crinoids, and coral.
Delicate, beautiful pink lotus plant flower.
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Washington, District of Columbia.
A close view of a rose.
Bonaire Island, West Indies.
Pygmy sea horse camouflaged in the branches of a coral.
Golden sweeper fish, Parapriacanthus ransonneti, aggregating.
Java Sea, Gilli Islands, Lombok, Indonesia.
Colorful patterns in a tube worm in the seas off of the Greek Isles.
Greek Isles, Meditterrenean Sea.
Endangered red panda, Ailurus fulgens, resting in a tree.
An eye of an ember parrotfish.
Marine biologist attaching a transmitter to a tiger shark. Galeocerdo cuvier
Raine Island, Australia.
A school of blue striped snapper fish.
Close up portrait of a white-nosed coati, Nasua narica.
A group of spotted eagle rays.
Swimmer interacting with a whale shark.
Close up of wing color pattern on a Cairns birdwing butterfly.
Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, Florida.
A close view of a parrotfish eye.
A great blue heron, Ardea herodias, flying over a pond in a rookery.
Dramatic sky at sunset over the Island of South Georgia.
Island of South Georgia.
Cherry trees and fountain at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Washington, District of Columbia.
Close up of mushroom coral, Fungia species.
Java Sea, Lombok, Indonesia.
A man swimming above a feeding whale shark.
The Jefferson Memorial, Tidal Basin and cherry trees in bloom.
District of Columbia, United States.
Panoramic of Potomac River above Great Falls on Virginia side of river.
Great Falls State Park, Virginia.
A scropion fish lies in wait for passing prey.
Greek Islands, Mediterranean Sea.
Green turtle, Chelonia mydas, at rest in the coral, Gili Islands.
Gili Islands, Indonesia.
A white-tailed deer buck, Odocoileus virginianus, with antlers in velvet.
Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.
An Asian or oriental small-clawed otter, Aonyx cinerea, swimming.
Rugged beauty of the coast of Anarctica at sunset.
Lemaire Channel, Anarctica.
A statue of President Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial.
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, District of Columbia.
A balloonfish at the North Pier.
Colorful reef scenic with various fish species and sea fans.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Portrait of a clouded leopard, Neofelis nebulosa, a vulnerable species.
A captive saltwater crocodile.
Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
A manta ray silhouetted in a blue sea, remoras attached near tail.
San Benedicto Island, Mexico.
Close up of greater flamingo with it's head tucked in it's feathers.
Biologist swimming near a poisonous Fleckeri box jellyfish.
Weipa, Cape York, Queensland, Australia.
Colorful reef scenic with various species of fish.
A man swimming above a whale shark.
Thomas Point Shoal lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay.
Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland.
Umbrellas on a beach with approaching surf at sunrise.
A sleek blue shark plying the blue waters of the North Atlantic.
Rhode Island, Atlantic Ocean.
A school of striped grunt fish near North Pier.
World's smallest species of sea horse in the branches of a coral.
Diver feeding an assortment of fish.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Purse seine fishing for southern bluefin tuna in the Southern Ocean.
Church shadows on the white-washed walls of the Village of Mykonos.
Mykonos Village, Mykonos Island, Greece.
A spotted eagle ray.
Three swimmers tagging along with a feeding whale shark.
Box jelly with fish in it's tentacles and another in it's stomach.
Weipa, Cape York, North Queensland, Australia.Chironex fleckeri
Close view of a black eyed susan flower.
Princeton, New Jersey.
Giant clam mantle, Tridacna species.
A leafy sea dragon fish.
Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia.
A school of golden sweeper fish, Parapriacanthus ransonneti.
Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus, on a blooming shrub.
School of southern bluefin tuna in a tuna fishery tow pen.
Anemone fish near the stinging tentacles of a sea anemone.
Panoramic image of United States Capitol building.
Washington, District of Columbia.
Portrait of an endangered red panda, Ailurus fulgens.
A hawksbill turtle.
A school of golden sweeper fish swimming in unison.
Beluga whale swimming with an open mouth threat display.
A flock of snow geese, Chen caerulescens, in flight.
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, Maryland.
A root-mouthed jellyfish swimming in a sea of blue.
Box jelly swimming dangerously close to a wader.
Weipa, Cape York, North Queensland, Australia.
Portrait of a young male African lion, Panthera leo.
Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa.
A close view of a Patagonian toothfish also known as Chilean sea bass.
South Georgia Island.
Detail of the mane of a Burchell's zebra, Equus burchelli.
Mfolozi-Hluhluwe Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
Portrait of a moorish idol fish, Zanclus cornutus, or Crowned Scythe.
Portrait of an eastern tiger swallowtail, Papilio glaucus, on a sunflower.
Close up of a lotus water lily pad.
A pod of bottlenose dophins, Tursiops truncatus, in a sea of blue.
Lion and lioness, Panthera leo, drinking while remaining alert.
Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Panoramic of Potomac River rushing through rocks at Great Falls.
A school of boga fish in Bonaire Marine Park.
Klein Bonaire, Bonaire Island, West Indies.
The face of Hubbard Glacier looms above Russell Fjord.
Russell Fjord Wilderness, Alaska.
A researcher swimming above a whale shark.
Southern bluefin tuna moving from purse seine net to tow pens.
A leafy sea dragon fish resembles a piece of kelp adrift in the water.
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