Photo of the Day

July 4, 2014, 1 p.m.
Wishing you a happy Independence Day with a spectacular sunset from the Florida coast.
July 3, 2014, 1 p.m.
A quiet moment of meditation can be found in this photo of a beautiful bird elegantly poised in slate-gray water.
July 2, 2014, 1 p.m.
We have your "awwwwww!!!" for the day right here.
June 30, 2014, 1 p.m.
This iridescent blue butterfly thrills not only nature lovers and entomologists, but also scientists looking for answers to several tricky problems.
June 29, 2014, 1 p.m.
Every spring it becomes abundantly clear why California is called the Golden State.
cane toad in water, Rhinella marina, Iwokrama, Guyana
June 28, 2014, 1 p.m.
Cane toads have been introduced to many parts of the world with the intention of using them as natural pest control. The problem is, they've thrived a lot better than expected.
Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) at Patapsco Valley State Park  Henryton Road, Woodstock, Maryland
June 27, 2014, 1 p.m.
An eastern towhee bursts out with song, and you know that's how we all feel when the weekend is finally here!
Mount Whitney seen through Mobius Arch, sunrise at Mobius Arch, Lone Pine, California
June 26, 2014, 1 p.m.
This famous view of the highest mountain in the continental United States is reached by a well known yet unmarked trail.
tropical flat snake on a tree branch
June 25, 2014, 1 p.m.
This beautiful reptile is found in the trees of South America.