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#EarthCapture by @caipriestlyphotography in Canada 'It's not common to see a grizzly bear with three healthy cubs in the Rockies, so this was a very special morning. I spent an hour with this family as they grazed on dandelions along the side of this quiet road as the sun rose above the peaks. Many bears, both grizzlies and black bears, feed along the roadside in the spring, so it's really important to stay below the speed limit and keep a close eye on any wildlife that might be crossing. Far too many animals are killed each year in the National Parks due to careless driving, so please be careful!'
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#EarthCapture takeover with @caipriestleyphotography in Canada 'A curious black cross-fox kit exploring the area outside its den. For the last three years in a row, I've been returning to this remote stretch of coastline in Northern British Columbia to photograph the foxes that live there. Each year I have some luck finding new den sites with kits, but I'm yet to top this very first encounter which keeps me coming back every spring.'
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#EarthCapture by @4elementphotos

An impressive male leopard captured in South Africa. Leopards are the least social of the African big cats, and after the lion, is the next-biggest. They will either ambush or stalk their prey, and then drag it to a tree so that the carcass can be protected against scavengers.
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#EarthCapture by @siberianart
A brown bear captured with its next meal, in Kamchatka, Russia. The Kamchatka brown bears are among the largest bears in the world, due to their access to rich food sources like salmon, pine nuts and berries.
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Landscape photographer @andrew.studer has transported us to space without a rocket in his latest photo series, Space to Roam.


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#EarthCapture by @beetlecampbell

The giraffe is the tallest mammal in the world, thanks to its long neck and towering legs. A giraffe's legs alone can reach 6 feet in length, allowing them to run as fast as 35 miles an hour! 🦒
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#EarthCapture by Martin Dolan

Today is #WorldPhotographyDay and we're celebrating by sharing some of our favourites that showcase the beauty of our planet!

A special moment in Kimmeridge Bay, Dorset. "Once on location, the fierce winds were unforgiving. The beautiful edges where the dolomite bedrock meets the sea were being pounded by the waves. Even 20-30 metres back we were feeling the sea spray hit out faces. I was immediately hooked by the action at the edge, I was convinced that this was 'the' place to be. Five minutes in and a huge wave, which I saw coming, engulfed me, my camera, my bag - everything!"
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#EarthCapture by @antoine.bernier

Today is #WorldPhotographyDay and we're celebrating by sharing some of our favourites that showcase the beauty of our planet!

Northern gannets are the most common of the 224 species of bird found on Bonaventure Island in Canada. Around 110,000 of these birds return during breeding season each year.
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🤦‍♀️ These images are all from the last few days at Horsey in Norfolk, where plastic pollution is causing issues for the local seal colonies. @rosiebphotography witnessed three seals caught in netting and with plastic rings round their necks. It can be difficult for rescuers to catch the affected seals, having to wait for the seals to become weaker so they can be helped.


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#EarthCapture by @neiljburnell

Today is #WorldPhotographyDay and we're celebrating by sharing some of our favourites that showcase the beauty of our planet!
This sunrise at Thurlestone in Devon, UK has taken our breath away! .
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#EarthCapture by @bennberkeley 🎈

Today is #WorldPhotographyDay and we're celebrating by sharing some of our favourites that showcase the beauty of our planet!This magical scene is a sunrise in Cappadocia, Turkey and a sky filled with hot air balloons. The rocky landscape was formed by volcanic eruptions and erosion and is now world famous for the chance to see it from the sky.
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#EarthCapture by @4elementphotos
A happy little penguin captured in South Africa. The African penguin is a pursuit diver and feeds primarily on fish and squid 🐧
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#EarthCapture by @scottishsistersphotography
A beautiful pine marten captured in Scotland. Pine marten's are a cat-sized member of the weasel family, and are a legally protected species in Scotland. .
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#EarthCapture by @cl4rkwarren
A Painted Lady butterfly 🦋 The Painted Lady is a long-distance migrant, which causes the most spectacular butterfly migrations observed in Britain and Ireland.
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#EarthCapture by @derekcondon

Bees are essential to a healthy environment and healthy economy; we rely on them and other insects to pollinate most of our fruit and vegetables. Sadly, they are under threat 🐝
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#EarthCapture by @irrational_geographic
A short eared owl gliding over heather 😍Unusually, these owls tend to hunt in the daytime, flying low over moorland, grassland and salt-marshes where they feed on field voles and small birds.
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We LOVE trees! 🌳🌲 ⁣

The world’s rainforests, jungles, forests and woodlands are the lungs of our planet, providing us with essential oxygen and millions of species with habitats. Unfortunately they’re facing a global catastrophe - deforestation. Trees are being cut down to clear way for agriculture and expansion of urban areas, in illegal logging and for many other causes. ⁣

We’ve teamed up with @rapanuiclothing to create a no-waste, circular t-shirt to show your love for Earth’s trees. Head over to their website for this tee and more! 💚


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#EarthCapture by @mogenstrolle
A spectacular knobbed hornbill captured in Sulawesi, Indonesia. This beautiful species inhabits evergreen forest at an elevation of up to 1,800 metres, and are important seed dispersers in their habitat.
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#EarthCapture by @parag.kulkarni67

A baby zebra, called a foal, has distinctive brown and white striped fur that quickly darkens toward black as it grows. New science has discovered further evidence for their stripes helping with thermoregulation as the hairs on the black stripes raise to keep heat in.
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#EarthCapture by @beetlecampbell

Let sleeping cats lie... 😍
A cheetah having a snooze in the hot midday sun in Namibia. Cheetahs are one of Africa's most endangered big cats. Their numbers have dropped from 100,000 to less than 10,000 since 1900.
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#EarthCapture by @mogenstrolle

A saiga antelope captured in Astrakhan Oblast, Russia. It is one of the animal kingdom's great survivors; dating back to the Ice Age. They were once one of the world's most threatened animals, but through huge conservation efforts their population has dramatically increased in recent years.
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#EarthCapture by @mcinnes_wildlife_photography
Seal pups are born with a white coat that isn't waterproof. When they moult and get their waterproof coat, they have to learn to live at sea, and teach themselves to catch food. Until then, they just lie about and pose for photos! 😍
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#EarthCapture by @the.rob.berry in Botswana in celebration of #WorldElephantDay

Botswana has the largest elephant population in Africa, with more than 135,000 roaming freely in its unfenced parks and wide open spaces. Recently, the ban for poaching elephants was lifted in Botswana to try to control issues with the increasing population in the country.
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#EarthCapture by @mogenstrolle in the Son Tra Nature Reserve.

The red-shanked douc is a species of Old World monkey, and is one of the most colourful primates - this is why they are known as the “Queen of primates”. Even the inside of its thigh is pink! 💕
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#EarthCapture by @beetlecampbell. A lion basking in the sunset, in South Africa. Lions are the largest predators in Africa, and are the most sociable of the cat family, living in prides of up to 20 or more.
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#EarthCapture by @eventyr of the majestic scenery of the Lofoten Islands, in Norway. High above the Artic Circle, Lofoten archipelago is a stunning landscape of dramatic mountains, deep blue oceans and untouched lands. It is also known for its excellent fishing! 🐟
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#EarthCapture by @eventyr⁣. The Old Man of Storr is a large pinnacle of rock located on the north of the Isle of Skye, in Scotland. Legend has it that it gets its name because the rock outline and the protruding pinnacle resemble that of the face of an old man!
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#EarthCapture by @eventyr. The Central Highlands of Iceland is the largest and remotest region in Iceland. It is also one of the largest uninhabited areas in Europe.
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After leaving his family, Tembo is accepted into a new herd. Dramatised natural history series #Serengeti concludes this Thursday 8pm on @BBCTwo


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