Best Photos of National Geographic August 2013 (20 photos)

On VebParke best photography August 2013th of National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Russia.

Foxy sparring Alaska

Beaver, Vancouver

Beaver - the largest rodent fauna of the Old World and the second largest rodent after capybaras.

Railway station in Mumbai

Dovekies, Svalbard

Dovekies many suffer from pollution, particularly from oil tanker accidents. However, due to its specialization in crustaceans, they are not very sensitive to a reduction in fish populations due to human fishing.

Tiger in the Brahmaputra valley

Tiger stripes well disguise it in the tall grass.

Baiterek Tower, Astana

This monument in the capital of Kazakhstan is one of the main attractions of the city. Height of the building is 97 meters with the ball, crowning design - 105 meters. Ball diameter - 22 meters.

Yakarsky caiman, Brazil

With the onset of the dry season, leaving the small schools of fish ponds Pantanal and sent to the deeper rivers, often falling straight into the jaws of a hungry caimans.

Powerhouse "Ratcliffe-on-Soar," UK

"Ratcliffe-on-Soar," coal-fired power generates electricity, which is enough for about two million people. The station building towers over Notting Hampshire for over forty years - but people rarely pay attention to it.

Lion "nursery" Serengeti

Grown young, these cubs of Pride VUMBA live together in a "manger": one female pride, united aim to cultivate a new generation, caring and looked after and their and other people's offspring.

Dive into the cenote Holtun, Mexico

Archaeologist Guillermo de Anda immersed in the cenote Holtun July 19, a few minutes before the sun reaches its zenith. Twice a year, occupies the highest point of light on the horizon - and at this point the light penetrates the water at the bottom of the cenote at right angles, and the shadows disappear. De Anda believes that on the surface of the ancient Maya built a structure that just "caught the" rays of light.

Red-eyed tree frog, Costa Rica

During the photo tour of Costa Rica Megan Lorenz really wanted to photograph the red-eyed tree frog. Closer to dusk luck she smiled frog climbing on a nearby branch. Staggering, he grabbed Stipe to balance it, and then quickly crawled away.

Badgers, Finland

Summer night a family of badgers in single file sneaks into the kitchen through its own tunnel that goes into the fireplace. Fagerstromu took four years to catch on film shy nocturnal animals. For this picture, he set the camera on the windowsill, and the few hours of standing on a ladder outside the window, waiting for when it will be possible to press the shutter using the remote control.

Fox moth, Kamchatka

"Kronotsky State Nature Reserve. This fox I met the next day after a heavy storm. All night long chalk blizzard and was a heavy snowfall. And in the morning, as if in compensation for the trouble yesterday, was unusually quiet and sunny. The fiery beauty of light dancing on the snow-white trot moving veil, which was almost no trace. While driving it is accelerated, then warily came to a standstill, catching under the snow smells "- says photographer Gennady Yushin.

Gentoo penguin, Antarctica

Gentoo Penguins decided not to swim: in the water it can wait for the leopard. Penguin remains in the shallows, trying to assess the situation.

Cenote, Mexico

A diver explores the cenote close to the ruins of Tulum - the ancient Mayan city.

Young yakarskogo caiman, Brazil

The two-week yakarskie Spectacled caiman barely reach twenty centimeters. Day of kids hide from predators among high marsh grasses, and, sensing danger, publish cry of alarm, calling on the help of adults.

Ghost Bear, Canada

Kermode bear population numbers from 400 to 1000 individuals. Bears are preserved today in part due to Indian tribes, which are always kept secret the existence of the whites of the hunters.

Beaver, France

Beaver goes to its dam on the river Loire, holding in his mouth poplar branch for dinner. Century earlier hunters almost wiped out the form all over the world: there were only 1,200 individuals. Today, the population of these protected rodents rose to one million, and they live mostly in Europe.

Owlet, Russia

"Wandering through the hills in search of mushrooms, he heard a squeaky cry snowy owl. So somewhere there is her chicks. Inspects - nothing. And then notice frightened, but a close look. Owlet. It seems to be different in color from the environment, but it is very difficult to notice. And if it were not for these bright yellow, huge enormous eyes ... "- says the photographer.


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