A blue morpho butterfly, Morpho peleides limpida, on its chrysalis.
Alajuela, Costa Rica.
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A high angle view of Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
A view of the White House from the front lawn on a sunny day.
Washington, D.C., United States of America.
A close up view of cherry blossoms.
Washington, District of Columbia, United States.
Spix's disk-winged bats, Thyroptera tricolor, hide inside a leaf.
Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica.
The symmetry of the Taj Mahal is perfectly replicated in the adjoining reflecting pool.
Agra , Uttar Pradesh , India
People are silhouetted amongst cherry blossoms that glow in the morning light.
Tidal Basin, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
A side view of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
Washington, District of Columbia.
Beignets and hot chocolate are popular items at Cafe Du Monde.
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America.
A backlit view of apples growing on branches.
Virginia , United States
Morning sunlight softens the view of a cherry blossom tree.
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
A night sky above Caye Caulker, Belize.
Caye Caulker, Belize.
Aerial view of ocean near Key West, Florida.
Key West, Florida, United States of America.
Impala cautiously drink water from the edge of a lake.
Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania
A view of Enchanted Rock and the surrounding vegetation.
Fredericksburg, Texas , United States
Audrey Hepburn the cat at the Hemingway House and Museum in Key West.
A herd of Masai giraffe look to feed on nearby trees.
Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
A single giraffe stands in a field.
Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania.
A landscape view of Selous Game Reserve.
A zebra, Equus quagga, looks back at the camera.
A Masai giraffe stands facing the camera.
An African elephant, Loxodonta africana, stands under a baobab tree.
A ship sails into the sunset.
Tourists picnic under a tree in Selous Game Reserve.
A hand picks an apple from an apple tree.
A large baobab tree reveals a hole dug out by elephants.
Ruaha National Park, Tanzania.
A man stands in water to scatter stems and leaves onto the water's surface.
Densely growing tea plants.
Kalpetta, Kerala, India.
A view of Jackson Square, also known as Place d'Armes, on a sunny day.
The Kennedy Center is lit like Northern Lights for a Nordic exhibit.
Light illuminates the bass drum of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
A high angle view shows the plazas and Palace at Xunantunich.
Homes along a water canal in Kochi.
Kochi, Kerala, India.
A shrimp po'boy sits inside Johnny's Po-Boy restaurant.
Hippos, Hippopotamus amphibius, keep each other company in a lake.
A herd of Masai giraffe cross the road.
A beautiful example of colorful pietra dura at the Taj Mahal.
A hand holds a freshly picked red apple.
A view from Periyar Lake of the sun setting behind Cardamom Hills
Periyar, Kerala, India.
A lush, green forest within Periyar Tiger Reserve.
A wide angle view of the Backwaters in Southern India.
Backwaters, Kerala, India.
A plate showing a colorful South Indian dinner with Kerala rice and parotta.
"El Castillo," right, is the tallest building at Xunantunich.
A Baird's tapir, Tapirus bairdii, walks through the water.
A newly born Masai giraffe calf nurses from its mother.
An adult Masai giraffe and two young look at the camera.
A herd of impala cautiously drink at the edge of a lake.
Teal blue water ripples in the Caribbean Sea.
Caribbean Sea, Central America.
A sunlit gate at Amber Fort juxtaposes a shadowed structure below it.
Jaipur , Rajasthan , India
A dense field of cotton spreads across the land.
Lockhart , Texas , United States
Local women walk along the beach.
Nungwi, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Two pigeons fly in front of the Taj Mahal.
A Riverfront Line streetcar is stopped near the end of Canal Street.
A skull lays inside Actun Tunichil Muknal.
Actun Tunichil Muknal, Belize.
Cherry blossoms glow softly in the morning sunlight.
Grand Prismatic Spring displays vivid colors.
A view of the Biltmore House in winter.
Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America.
A crowd of tourists watch Old Faithful erupt.
The Jefferson Memorial with Fall leaves.
Steam rises off the beautiful blue water of Sapphire Pool.
A blue-crowned motmot, Momotus momota, rests on a perch.
Belize Zoo, Belize.
A latticed window is an example of jali style craftsmanship.
A person holds fresh tamarind pods.
A Baird's tapir, Tapirus bairdii, sniffs at the camera.
Belize Zoo, Belize
An open cacao pod reveals the white pulp inside.
Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Fluffy white clouds roll above a cotton field.
A carved marble relief panel depicts flowers and a butterfly.
Posted signs show the distances from Key West to many other cities.
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, Key West, Florida, United States of America.
A fork sits on a plate of stuffed clams.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Bright pink cherry blossoms bloom with the Jefferson Memorial in the background.
Tidal Basin, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.
A red bicycle pops in the morning light while propped up against a cherry blossom tree.
Blooming cherry blossom trees frame a view of the Jefferson Memorial.
Tidal Basin, Washington, District of Columbia.
A few apples remain on a branch while a lot of the tree's fruit lay in a pile on the ground below.
A river reflects the sun setting behind trees.
Salado , Texas , United States
A man swims the breaststroke at Barton Springs.
Austin , Barton Springs , Texas , United States
Tree silhouettes frame views of a farm and hay bales.
Austin , Texas , United States
A high angle view of the Esperson Building and surrounding downtown.
Houston , Texas , United States
A small patch of road and sidewalk can be seen between the cluster of downtown skyscrapers.
An evening view of Houston's skyline.
A detail shot of a door's handle and decorative design at Jaipur's City Palace.
A detail view of the Peacock Gate, which symbolizes monsoon and the autumn season.
Elephants carry tourists up to the Sun Gate at Amer Fort.
Three people look tiny against the vast depth of the Chand Baori stepwell.
Abhaneri , Rajasthan , India
Motorcyclists ride past rubble and construction in Agra.
A cornice shows the beautiful skill of pietra dura, inlaid white marble.
The Taj Mahal includes architectural details like inlaid marble and tower balconies.
Visitors like tiny standing next to the grand Taj Mahal.
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