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Photo of the Day: As curious as a California Sea Lion

9/13/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

A California sea lion checks out Dennis Vandermeersch while he was on a dive in the Sea of Cortez near La Paz, Mexico. Dennis captured a series of photos of these underwater acrobats, including one that he describes as doing […] Read more >

Blue-ringed octopus, Borneo

Photo of the Day: Beautiful But Deadly

8/24/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

What makes it dangerous? The blue-ringed octopus can kill a human with a single bite. The tiny cephalopod’s saliva contains a powerful toxin that causes muscle paralysis, including the muscles that control breathing. Blue-ringed octopuses are not aggressive and will […] Read more >

Goliath grouper, Key Largo, Florida

Photo of the Day: Under the Sea

7/19/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.     Read more >

Moon jellies, Australia

Photo of the Day: Moon Jellies

5/6/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

  This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.   Read more >

Giant manta ray, Socorro Island, Mexico

Photo of the Day: Giant Manta Ray

4/3/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Share Your Nature Photos! Join our National Wildlife Photo Challenge — a free, bimonthly activity for members of our Flickr group. This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more […] Read more >