Photo of the Day

miles of pipe prepare for the Keystone Pipeline in North Dakota
November 17, 2017, 1 p.m.
The spill comes just days before Nebraska decides on proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
An edge of Iceberg A-68 as seen in November 2017
November 15, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Iceberg A-68 is so large it looks like it's still part of the Larsen C ice shelf.
A frilled shark's head in close up
November 14, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
The frilled shark has stayed the same since the Cretaceous Period, back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth.
A zombie ant with the brain-manipulating fungus Ophiocordyceps unilateralis
November 9, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
A complex web of connections allows the fungus to control the ant's movements.
bonobo infant
November 8, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
Bonobos will help complete strangers get food — and they don't even need to be asked.
whale shark
November 7, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Now the whale shark, the blue shark and more have protections wherever they swim.
Pongo tapanuliensis orangutan cropped
November 6, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
The Tapanuli orangutan is a new species of ape that solves a DNA mystery.
Jackson's climbing salamander sits on a green leaf.
November 2, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
Feared extinct, the Jackson’s climbing salamander was spotted alive in Guatemala’s Cuchumatanes Mountains.
Amazon rainforest in Brazil, South America
November 1, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
The project will cover nearly 70,000 acres.