Fri, Sep 28 2012 at 3:00 PM
Endemic to the Andes region of South America, alpacas are a domesticated camelid species valued for their exquisite fiber, which is unique for its strength, softness, warmth and breathability.
Thu, Sep 27 2012 at 10:40 AM
The 6,729-acre Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge serves as an important stop for migratory songbirds and waterfowl looking to feed, rest and breed along its stretch of quiet waters and wetlands.
Wed, Sep 26 2012 at 12:06 PM
The red dust clouds and twinkling stars of the Seagull Nebula are captured by astronomers at the La Silla Observatory in Chile.
Tue, Sep 25 2012 at 11:41 AM
Heavy rain, high winds and flooding is inundating the United Kingdom, with some towns experiencing more than a month's worth of rain in as little as 24 hours.
Mon, Sep 24 2012 at 11:40 AM
Facial hair enthusiasts descend on Wittersdorf, France, for the European Beard and Moustache Championships.
Fri, Sep 21 2012 at 10:23 AM
Bavarian wine country is greeted by cool morning temperatures and a misty sunrise.
Fri, Sep 21 2012 at 9:00 AM
Sept. 22 marks World Rhino Day, an international event focused on raising awareness of the ever-worsening rhinoceros poaching crisis.
Thu, Sep 20 2012 at 2:48 PM
As President Obama designates Chimney Rock as a National Historic Monument, we reflect on America's other natural chimneys.
Wed, Sep 19 2012 at 10:59 AM
Geoffroy's spider monkeys are an endangered species of New World monkey that is found in much of Central America.
Tue, Sep 18 2012 at 10:33 AM
The coastal resort city is greeted by a magnificent sunset falling into twilight.