Photo Blog

The Photo Blog is MNN’s curated collection of photography and visual art that focuses on everything that makes our world beautiful, strange, and — at times — extraordinarily cute.

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A hiker walking on a trail at New Zealand's Mount Aspiring National Park.
November 25, 2015, 6:10 a.m.
Situated within New Zealand's Southern Alps, the national park was established in 1964 to protect the region's mountains, river valleys and forests.
Nola hanging out at the San Diego Safari Park.
November 23, 2015, 2:51 p.m.
​Hope for a critically endangered rhino species grows bleaker as animals lovers around the world mourn the death of Nola, one of the last northern white rhinos.
Camping with a husky
November 22, 2015, 4:32 p.m.
A Russian couple explore the wilds of their vast country with their beautiful pack of huskies.
Baby squirrel
November 20, 2015, 6:34 a.m.
Illinois-based photographer Tytia Habing passes on her love of nature to her son through her evocative series, "The Gift."
Starry universe projected on the ceiling of Cambridge University's King College Chapel
November 19, 2015, 6:43 a.m.
Science, fine art and spirituality meld into a grand yet introspective light installation at Cambridge University.
November 18, 2015, 9:48 a.m.
There's more to winter gourds than butternut squash. Here are just a few winter squashes and gourds you might want to consider for your dinner table.
Animal photobombs
November 17, 2015, 7:10 a.m.
Wild animals and beloved pets take the subtle art of photobombing to the next level.
Dracaena cinnabari, also known as the Dragon Blood Tree.
November 16, 2015, 3:01 p.m.
From baobabs to monkey puzzles, things aren't looking too good for these eccentric tree species.
A human stands among the Manpupuner rock formations, also known as the "Seven Strong Men."
November 13, 2015, 6:11 a.m.
The towering Manpupuner rock formations are celebrated as one of the country's seven wonders.