Photo of the Day

Texas bluebonnets
March 29, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Bluebonnets are the official state flower of Texas, and their brilliant blues will decorate fields and roadsides until early May.
California red-legged frog
March 29, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
The species made famous by "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is breeding again, and making conservationists hopeful for the frogs' future.
Florida panther kitten
March 28, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
Florida panthers have apparently expanded their range, which could be a huge boost for the endangered cats.
blue-throated macaws
March 24, 2017, 12 p.m.
An expedition uncovered important habitat — and potential protections — for critically endangered blue-throated macaws
Clouds over a mountain sunset
March 23, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
The theme for this year's celebration of weather is 'Understanding Clouds' — and there's a lot to know.
Beehive Cluster
March 22, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
This unusual cluster of stars will mesmerize you!
rusty patched bumble bee
March 22, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
The beleaguered rusty patched bumblebee is the first bee species in the Lower 48 states to be listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
coral reef in Caribbean
March 22, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
It's impacting coral reefs, but it's also affecting land mass and languages.
Sea lions on the beach at twilight
March 21, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
There are 2 quick tricks to tell which type of pinniped you're looking at.