Rover does a happy dance on Meat Cove Beach at the northern tip of Nova Scotia
A pair of mushrooms grows on the forest floor
A bumblebee visits one of several thousand flower stalks in a field of lupines
These potholes were created at the end of the ice age, when small stones whirled about in the currents formed by the melting glaciers and drilled these holes in the bedrock
Light at the End of the Tunnel
A bicycle rider peddles towards the light at the end of the tunnel
Flowerpot Rocks at High Tide
Kyakers explore thw Flowerpot Rocks in The Rocks Provincial Park on Fundy Bay. At low tide, these rocks sit high and dry.
Flowerpot Rocks at Low Tide
The Flowerpot Rocks loom out of the fog during low tide at The Rocks Provincial Park on Fundy Bay. At high tide, the entire area is covered in 30 feet of water.
A bald eagle sits in a tree
An old fisherman's shed sit's precariously on the coast near Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia
Looking up through koa branches along the u'u ka O'helo trail
A tiny Parasol Mushroom grows next to a fern, inside hole in a log
Mountain Goat Portrait
Mountain goats hang out on the trails, completely unafraid of humans
Total Eclipse - Diamond Ring
At the end of the eclipse, the sun peeks out at the bottom edge, creating the famous "diamond ring" effect
Total Eclipse - Prominences
A short exposure during mid-eclipse shows red solar prominences around the rim
The corona shines brilliantly during the middle of the eclipse
Okeefenokee Cypress Birdhouse
When this part of the Okeefenokee swamp burned, some lucky birds had their house spared
Okeefenokee Palmetto 2
The saw palmetto is a small palm that grows throughout the southeast United States
Animatronic T Rex
An animatronic T-Rex adds a lttle zest of Jurassic Park to the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia.
The National Tropical Botanical Garden near Hilo has many beautiful specimens, including this white hibiscus.
A patch of Moss Phlox displays at a wayside along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park
Is Anybody Home?
A vine-enveloped knothole would make an ideal nesting place for... somebody.
Beargrass, a species of yucca native to Florida
Bracket fungus grows on a log in Florida Caverns State Park
Gnarled branches of a Live Oak tree reach for the sky.
Frozen Maple Leaf
Ice coats a maple leaf after a late autumn ice storm
This closeup of petrified wood shows interesting patterns created by the fossilization of an ancient tree trunk
A closeup view of sandstone in Capitol Reef National Park, showing how it was deposited in different directions over time
A pair of Saguaro cacti stand silhouetted in the late evening sun
Road to Hana
The famous road to Hana may be one of the most beautiful (and frightening) roads in the United States. It's only one lane wide in spots, and very busy.
Hunza Valley Farm
A farm sits on the edge of the Hunza River
The Hunza River flows in front of jagged mountains in the Himalayas
Cypress trees reflect in the dark water of the Okeefenokee swamp
Uluru and Kata Tjuta at Sunrise
Kata Tjuta, a less well-known Australian landmark, sits in the distance next to Uluru
Outback Sunrise Silhouettes
The sunrise silhouettes a grove of trees in the outback