The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

• The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

Focus on the best photos in January 2015 the first of the National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Russia.

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

From firewood? Women returning home with firewood and fodder, Pakistan. (Photo: Matthieu Paley)

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

Fairy Tale Forest. Mushroom oudemansiella mucida. It grows in thick branches of living trees for dead and dead trunks of hardwood. Skin is transparent, covered by a thick layer of mucus. (Photo Agorastos Papatsanis)

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

A village in Hungary. It located in a nature reserve. (Photo by Gabor Dvornik):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

A handsome man in New York zoo. Nicobar Pigeon - preferably ground bird. It is easily recognized by growths on the beak, as well as a luxurious cape of long, narrow tail feathers and white. (Photo by Ivan Lesica):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

A Closer Look. Bighorn sheep in Wyoming. The largest members of the species are found in Kamchatka and Chukotka. In luxury horns are distinctively annual rings, their size depends on the age of the animal. (Photo by Dawn Wilson):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

and Keith shorthead. Humpback whales are often beaten and slapped on the surface of the sea long pectoral fins and caudal fin, whipping foam, rolled on his back, put the muzzle of the water. Often completely jump out of the water in an upright position and with a deafening burst of fall down. (Photo by Fabrice Guerin):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

Unusual, strange landscapes suggests that we are in Iceland. It Stokksnes - Cape, located in the south-east of the island. (Photo by Johan Brouwer):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

The Alpine chough in the National Park of Gran Paradiso. It is the oldest national park in Italy. (Phot Stefano Unterthiner):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

Sly fox. Catches fish here, to hunt rabbits. By the way, this is also the National Park Gran Paradiso in Italy. (Photo by Stefano Unterthiner):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

The fight fox and goose, Wrangel Island. The main defensive weapon white goose - the wings, the impact that it could cripple fox. (Sergei Gorshkov photo):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

Pterois miles, Mozambique. The problem of marine protected areas - protection of entire ecosystems, from plankton to predators. The Ponta do Ouro healthy reefs in Southern Mozambique provide an annual return of migratory fish, which attracts the attention of predators such as poisonous lionfish Indian. (Photo by Thomas P. Peschaka):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

goose family, Wrangel Island. Hatched the first in the family, older goslings patiently waiting for his brothers and sisters. While the chicks in white geese occur almost simultaneously, "elders" of the "younger" separates a few hours. (Sergei Gorshkov photo):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

The red-eyed tree frog, Costa Rica. Waking up on a tree branch near Guayakan de Siquirres, red-eyed tree frog is looking at the world through the translucent lid with gold veins. Scarlet eyes of poisonous small - 7.5 cm in length - can be considered a kind of amphibian daunting coloring - some animals use this strategy for protection from predators. (Photo: Ingo Arndt)

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

Coastal cormorants, Namibia. Mercury Island - the most important sanctuary for coastal cormorants, whose numbers in recent decades has shrunk to a few thousand. (Photo by Thomas P. Peschaka):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

Fox family, Chukotka. "Bad weather" - so named Ivan Kislov your picture taken in the area of ​​Bilibino Chukotka Autonomous Okrug. This work brought Ivan victory in the competition "Wild Russia - 2014" and won first place in the "Mothers and Young". (Photo by Ivan Kislov):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

Women Himba Namibia. The girl from the Himba tribe in the north-west of Namibia covers ocher hair girlfriend. Valued for the warm red-red shade, ocher widely used for body jewelry in our days, as it was used in ancient times. (Photo by Stephen Alvarez)

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015

Elephant, India. In the Indian state of Assam Julia Kyums pictures of orphaned elephants. Her attention was drawn by a kid who lost their parents during the flood. When she left, elephant climbed on the window sill, allowing to make a farewell photo. (Photo by Julia Kyums):

The best photos of National Geographic January 2015