Photo of the Day

Volunteers plant happy little trees in Michigan.
September 9, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
It's a great way to celebrate a 100th birthday.
mother and baby sea otter
September 6, 2019, 1:10 p.m.
Outdoor cats can harm wild animals even if they never cross paths.
A squirrel and a starling sharing a snowy branch.
September 6, 2019, 8:25 a.m.
Squirrels pay close attention to bird chatter to find out if there's a predator nearby.
A white-chested barn owl in flight.
September 4, 2019, 8:29 a.m.
Research suggests white owls have a key psychological advantage when hunting by moonlight.
A gorgeous sunset scene at a beach on California's central coast.
August 30, 2019, 1:25 p.m.
For starters, high tide is actually the crest of a really long wave.
kids running around outside in the summer
August 29, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
Looks like we can blame climate change for this too.
Southern white Rhino
August 27, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Researchers hope these rhinos could serve as surrogate mothers, saving the northern white rhino subspecies.
woman walking in a city park
August 22, 2019, 8:06 a.m.
That upbeat mood can last as long as 4 hours.
overshot of a forest fire in the Amazon rainforest
August 21, 2019, 5:33 p.m.
The Amazon rainforest fires have been burning for 3 weeks, and some are wondering why Brazil's crisis isn't getting more attention.