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Half Dome and storm clouds at sunset, viewed from Sentinel Bridge, Yosemite National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Male elk bugling during the fall rut. Large male elk are known as bulls. Male elk have large antlers which are shed each year. Male elk engage in competitive mating behaviors during the rut, including posturing, antler wrestling and bugling, a loud series of screams which is intended to establish dominance over other males and attract females, Cervus canadensis, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Add To Light Table Vernal Falls at peak flow in late spring, with a rainbow appearing in the spray of the falls, viewed from the Mist Trail, Yosemite National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
Half Dome and storm clouds at sunset, viewed from Sentinel Bridge.
Image ID: 22744  
Location: Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Male elk bugling during the fall rut. Large male elk are known as bulls. Male elk have large antlers which are shed each year. Male elk engage in competitive mating behaviors during the rut, including posturing, antler wrestling and bugling, a loud series of screams which is intended to establish dominance over other males and attract females.
Image ID: 19693  
Species: Elk, Cervus canadensis
Location: Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
Vernal Falls at peak flow in late spring, with a rainbow appearing in the spray of the falls, viewed from the Mist Trail.
Image ID: 12634  
Location: Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Bull elk spar to establish harems of females, Gibbon Meadow, Cervus canadensis, Gibbon Meadows, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Add To Light Table A rainbow appears in the mist of the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River.  At 308 feet, the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River is the tallest fall in the park.  This view is from Lookout Point on the North side of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.  When conditions are perfect in midsummer, a midmorning rainbow briefly appears in the falls, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Grand Prismatic Spring (left) and Excelsior Geyser (right).  Grand Prismatic Spring displays a stunning rainbow of colors created by species of thermophilac (heat-loving) bacteria that thrive in narrow temperature ranges.  The blue water in the center is too hot to support any bacterial life, while the outer orange rings are the coolest water.  Grand Prismatic Spring is the largest spring in the United States and the third-largest in the world.  Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Add To Light Table
Bull elk spar to establish harems of females, Gibbon Meadow.
Image ID: 13151  
Species: Elk, Cervus canadensis
Location: Gibbon Meadows, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
A rainbow appears in the mist of the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River. At 308 feet, the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River is the tallest fall in the park. This view is from Lookout Point on the North side of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. When conditions are perfect in midsummer, a midmorning rainbow briefly appears in the falls.
Image ID: 13319  
Location: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
Grand Prismatic Spring (left) and Excelsior Geyser (right). Grand Prismatic Spring displays a stunning rainbow of colors created by species of thermophilac (heat-loving) bacteria that thrive in narrow temperature ranges. The blue water in the center is too hot to support any bacterial life, while the outer orange rings are the coolest water. Grand Prismatic Spring is the largest spring in the United States and the third-largest in the world. Midway Geyser Basin.
Image ID: 13571  
Location: Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
Old Faithful geyser, sunrise.  Reaching up to 185' in height and lasting up to 5 minutes, Old Faithful geyser is the most famous geyser in the world and the first geyser in Yellowstone to be named, Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Mule deer in tall grass, fall, autumn, Odocoileus hemionus, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Add To Light Table A whale shark swims through the open ocean in the Galapagos Islands.  The whale shark is the largest shark on Earth, but is harmless eating plankton and small fish, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Add To Light Table
Old Faithful geyser, sunrise. Reaching up to 185' in height and lasting up to 5 minutes, Old Faithful geyser is the most famous geyser in the world and the first geyser in Yellowstone to be named.
Image ID: 26939  
Location: Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
Mule deer in tall grass, fall, autumn.
Image ID: 19577  
Species: Mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus
Location: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
A whale shark swims through the open ocean in the Galapagos Islands. The whale shark is the largest shark on Earth, but is harmless eating plankton and small fish.
Image ID: 01520  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Horsetail Falls backlit by the setting sun as it cascades down the face of El Capitan, February, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Yosemite Falls at peak flow in late spring, viewed from Cooks Meadow, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Galapagos shark swims over a reef in the Galapagos Islands, with schooling fish in the distance, Carcharhinus galapagensis, Wolf Island Add To Light Table
Horsetail Falls backlit by the setting sun as it cascades down the face of El Capitan, February, Yosemite Valley.
Image ID: 07048  
Location: Horsetail Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Yosemite Falls at peak flow in late spring, viewed from Cooks Meadow.
Image ID: 12631  
Location: Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Galapagos shark swims over a reef in the Galapagos Islands, with schooling fish in the distance.
Image ID: 16240  
Species: Galapagos shark, Carcharhinus galapagensis
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Yosemite Valley Tunnel View, Storm clouds at sunset, Yosemite National Park Add To Light Table Scalloped hammerhead shark swims over a reef in the Galapagos Islands.  The hammerheads eyes and other sensor organs are placed far apart on its wide head to give the shark greater ability to sense the location of prey, Sphyrna lewini, Wolf Island This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Galapagos sea lion pup, Punta Espinosa, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki, Fernandina Island Add To Light Table
Yosemite Valley Tunnel View, Storm clouds at sunset, Yosemite National Park.
Image ID: 34542  
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
Pano dimensions: 7653 x 12541
 
Scalloped hammerhead shark swims over a reef in the Galapagos Islands. The hammerheads eyes and other sensor organs are placed far apart on its wide head to give the shark greater ability to sense the location of prey.
Image ID: 16246  
Species: Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Galapagos sea lion pup, Punta Espinosa.
Image ID: 01611  
Species: Galapagos sea lion, Zalophus californianus wollebacki, Zalophus californianus wollebaeki
Location: Fernandina Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Lembert Dome and late afternoon clouds rise above Tuolumne Meadows in the High Sierra, catching the fading light of sunset, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Yosemite Falls and star trails, at night, viewed from Cook's Meadow, illuminated by the light of the full moon, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Bigeye trevally jacks, motion blur, schooling, Caranx sexfasciatus, Darwin Island Add To Light Table
Lembert Dome and late afternoon clouds rise above Tuolumne Meadows in the High Sierra, catching the fading light of sunset.
Image ID: 09938  
Location: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Yosemite Falls and star trails, at night, viewed from Cook's Meadow, illuminated by the light of the full moon.
Image ID: 27733  
Location: Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Bigeye trevally jacks, motion blur, schooling.
Image ID: 16347  
Species: Bigeye jack, Caranx sexfasciatus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Townsley Lake (10396'), a beautiful alpine lake sitting below blue sky, clouds and Fletcher Peak (right), lies amid the Cathedral Range of glacier-sculpted granite peaks in Yosemite's high country, near Vogelsang High Sierra Camp, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Yosemite Falls and rainbow, Half Dome in distance, viewed from the Yosemite Falls trail, spring, Yosemite National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Perseid Meteor Shower and Milky Way, Andromeda Galaxy and the Pleides Cluster, over Half Dome and Yosemite National Park, Glacier Point Add To Light Table
Townsley Lake (10396'), a beautiful alpine lake sitting below blue sky, clouds and Fletcher Peak (right), lies amid the Cathedral Range of glacier-sculpted granite peaks in Yosemite's high country, near Vogelsang High Sierra Camp.
Image ID: 23206  
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Yosemite Falls and rainbow, Half Dome in distance, viewed from the Yosemite Falls trail, spring.
Image ID: 27742  
Location: Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Perseid Meteor Shower and Milky Way, Andromeda Galaxy and the Pleides Cluster, over Half Dome and Yosemite National Park.
Image ID: 28746  
Location: Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Half Dome and Clouds Rest, Sunset, Yosemite National Park Add To Light Table Cathedral Range peaks reflected in the still waters of Townsley Lake at sunrise, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Galapagos penguin, underwater, swimming.  Bartolome Island, Spheniscus mendiculus Add To Light Table
Half Dome and Clouds Rest, Sunset, Yosemite National Park.
Image ID: 34541  
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Cathedral Range peaks reflected in the still waters of Townsley Lake at sunrise.
Image ID: 25756  
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Galapagos penguin, underwater, swimming. Bartolome Island.
Image ID: 16234  
Species: Galapagos penguin, Spheniscus mendiculus
Location: Bartolome Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Yosemite Falls reflected in flooded meadow.  The Merced  River floods its banks in spring, forming beautiful reflections of Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
Yosemite Falls reflected in flooded meadow. The Merced River floods its banks in spring, forming beautiful reflections of Yosemite Falls.
Image ID: 26887  
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
Pano dimensions: 5256 x 11469
 
El Capitan eastern face, sunrise, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Fletcher Peak (11407') rises above Fletcher Lake (10174'), near Vogelsang High Sierra Camp in Yosemite's high country, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Magnificent frigatebird, adult male on nest, with throat pouch inflated, a courtship display to attract females, Fregata magnificens, North Seymour Island Add To Light Table
El Capitan eastern face, sunrise.
Image ID: 22745  
Location: El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Fletcher Peak (11407') rises above Fletcher Lake (10174'), near Vogelsang High Sierra Camp in Yosemite's high country.
Image ID: 23208  
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Magnificent frigatebird, adult male on nest, with throat pouch inflated, a courtship display to attract females.
Image ID: 16725  
Species: Magnificent frigatebird, Fregata magnificens
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Hammerhead sharks swim in a school underwater at Wolf Island in the Galapagos archipelago.  The hammerheads eyes and other sensor organs are placed far apart on its wide head to give the shark greater ability to sense the location of prey, Sphyrna lewini Add To Light Table Half Dome and sunset clouds, evening, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table
Hammerhead sharks swim in a school underwater at Wolf Island in the Galapagos archipelago. The hammerheads eyes and other sensor organs are placed far apart on its wide head to give the shark greater ability to sense the location of prey.
Image ID: 16271  
Species: Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Half Dome and sunset clouds, evening.
Image ID: 28693  
Location: Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 

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Species Appearing Among These Images:
Alces alces
Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Antilocapra americana
Bison bison
Branta canadensis
Canis latrans
Caranx sexfasciatus
Carcharhinus galapagensis
Cervus canadensis
Cervus canadensis roosevelti
Cornus nuttallii
Eschrichtius robustus
Fregata magnificens
Marmota flaviventris
Odocoileus hemionus
Quercus kelloggii
Rhincodon typus
Sequoia sempervirens
Sequoiadendron giganteum
Spheniscus mendiculus
Sphyrna lewini
Sula granti
Ursus arctos horribilis
Zalophus californianus wollebacki
Zalophus californianus wollebaeki

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