The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Focus on the best photos of the last month of the 2013th National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Russia.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Colorful street

Hong Kong.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Burnt trees

Burned trees in Yellowstone Park.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Cougar Cub, USA

When a female with three cubs attacked by wolves, all of the kids survived Once this four-month cat, perched on top of his lunch. During this project participants for the study of the Cougars in the vicinity of the park Grand Teton dubbed it lucky.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

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The coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea

The water area of ​​the northern coast of the island of New Britain in Papua - New Guinea is part of the so-called Coral Triangle, where lives 76 percent of the world's coral species.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

The Atlantic walrus, Spitsbergen

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Predator

Starfish, Mozambique. Most starfish - predators that feed mainly on mollusks, barnacles, polychaete worms, and other invertebrates.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

The big difference

Black rhino and two zebras in Kenya.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Clownfish in sea anemone, Papua New Guinea

Actinium and its lodger need each other: anemone protects the fish, and she pays the hostess, picking parasites off her body and driving away predators.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Roy

Man comes with a heavy bag through a swarm of locusts.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

All in icicles

After eating salmon, grizzly bear preparing for hibernation, Canada.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

In search of the signal

African migrants on the night shore Djibouti trying to catch the signal, to communicate with relatives from neighboring Somalia cell.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Hawksbill, Papua New Guinea

Squaring fins like wings, hawksbill turtle flies past swarms plataksov and barracuda. Underwater peaks attract many species of open ocean. Through this Kimbe Bay has turned into an oasis of biodiversity.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Komodo lizard, Indonesia

Saliva dripping from the jaws of Komodo dragon, it is important to strolling along the shore of the island of Rinca during low tide. secreted Victims usually die from what they tear apart. If they manage to escape, they are killed by the poison enters the wound.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Walrus off the coast of Greenland

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

The White Cliffs of the island of Iturup

Along the coast of the Bay of Plenty on the many kilometers stretch White cliffs - one of the most beautiful places of the island of Iturup. They consist of a very light and soft pumice formed as a result of colossal volcanic eruptions. This pumice eroded by storms of the Okhotsk Sea and numerous rivers, as a result of rocks acquire surprising forms. At the foot of the cliffs - an amazing black-and-white beach, consisting of a mixture of chopped white pumice and black lava sand.

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Gray owl guarding her nest.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Emperor penguins, Antarctica

Penguins live safely in the colonies: round colonies of small predators, and close comrades.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Puma, USA

Hidden camera flash startled this cougar, who was going to eat his prey. Cougars are mostly nocturnal and so elusive that shed light on their lives can be except that the flash carefully camouflaged cameras and camcorders.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Ushakov Island, Russia

Arctic mists often hide a tiny piece of land in the Kara Sea. But when the fog clears, it becomes visible multimeter covered with a layer of ice island Ushakov.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014

Hunting cheetahs, SAR

Bridzhina Barnard came to the Kgalagadi Transboundary Park in South Africa, to take pictures of hunting cheetahs. When her daughter saw a pack of predators who are watching the dunes with gazelles, Barnard found the perfect angle and made this rare shot.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2014