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From mountain tops to coral reefs: 10 most loved photos from August

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Photo: Allan Hopkins/MNN Flickr Group

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5 fascinating facts about coral reefs

Did you know that coral reefs are important to the development of new medicines? That's only one of the five interesting facts we discussed with this beautiful image photographed by Allan Hopkins. Coral reefs are not only gorgeous but are scientifically fascinating, which is probably why this Photo of the Day made it to the top 10 reader favorites from the month.