Photo of the Day

Mountain yellow-legged frog
August 29, 2016, 8 a.m.
Nearly 3,000 square miles have been declared critical habitat for three amphibian species.
microlion crop
August 26, 2016, 12:08 p.m.
Researchers named this odd and now extinct tree-dwelling carnivore after Sir David Attenborough.
A bison crosses the road with firefighters
August 25, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
The fires raging around Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are causing trouble for firefighters and tourists.
Cougar cub Snow is at home in her new sanctuary setting.
August 24, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
Storm and Snow will grow up wild at heart, and you can watch them on television!
reflection of clouds in a puddle on stone
August 23, 2016, 9:09 a.m.
These quotes by poets and great thinkers will spark a smile and renewed optimism.
Peregrin falcon parent
August 22, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Through a mix of camouflage and respect for her subjects, this photographer watches a raptor family for a season.
Callanish standing stone circle, Callanish, Isle of Lewis, Scotland, UK.
August 18, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Researchers prove that ancient Britons constructed the monuments with astronomical phenomena in mind.
August 18, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
The well-known mountain straddling Switzerland and Italy has its fair share of intrigue.
Panda Lang Lang cradles her two tiny cubs in her enclosure at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo.
August 17, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
A female named Yang Yang gives birth — and gives keepers an extra surprise!