The best photos of National Geographic for October 2012

• The best photos of National Geographic in October 2012

Fox moth, Kamchatka.

Fox - is not the most rare animal in Russia. But one of its many forms, fox moth, yet poorly understood

The best photos of National Geographic for October 2012

Cave Window Stephen, USA

The cave Steven window can be accessed in two ways: to go down the slope to the right, or work out with a rope, using the well on the left.

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Kamchatka fishing

Bear caught a salmon in Kuril Lake. Gluttons, bears whole companies come here to eat delicious fish.

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On top of the Zugspitze, Germany

Swiss tightrope walker Freddy Knox completes its passage through the rope at the top of the Zugspitze. Photographers witnessed its success.

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Avriskalp (Auriscalpium vulgare)

Avriskalp bit like a cone. This fungus "needle" - the bodies that contain spores - protrude downward.

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Sobol, Kamchatka

Kamchatka sable population - the most eastern and sable on the Kamchatka Peninsula - one of the largest.

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King penguin and skua

They agreed beak to beak: King penguin and skua, gathered to escape with the victim chick

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The swan family

A pair of swans warily watching the stranger who had invaded their territory. Nest, arranged from moss, reeds and grass, can be used in the next year.

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The Caribbean flamingo Red or Caribbean flamingos - the brightest representative of the family. Its name derives from the distorted Spanish "Flamenco" - the name of the dance

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Iceberg, Svalbard

Off the coast of Spitsbergen inverted wave chip ice takes in the sea. Melting ice threatens the wealth of wildlife of the archipelago

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Bear family

A week after shooting a bear protecting her cubs from the aggressive male, died with offspring

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Hornbill, Borneo

Male hornbills (pictured - view Buceros rhinoceros) bricked female in a hollow at the time of incubating eggs and feeding through a small hole.

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Waterfall Bamboo boom

Falling jet, filled to the brim with one lake, poured into another, forming waterfalls. Waterfall Bamboo boom reaches seven meters in height and 150 - in width.

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The garden at the height

In Vancouver, the chef of one of the hotels on the roof collects the harvest. The owners estimate that the high-altitude garden brings fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey for about 16 thousand dollars a year.

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Dog and vole

To capture a dog looking at a red vole, the photographer took a few days.

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Mustang Caves

Mustang, remote area of ​​Nepal: the scientists and climbers are on the trail above the river Kali Gandaki

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Northern Gannet Northern gannets - caring parents and quarrelsome neighbors are touchingly clumsy on land and graceful in the water. They - unsurpassed master of deepwater fishing

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Emperor penguins

Soaring Penguin demonstrates why he needs acceleration: sometimes you need to rise above the two-meter wall of the iceberg, just to get out of the water

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Pacific Coast, Peru

Strong southern winds undulating form whimsical dunes on the beach in the central part of Peru

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The family of cheetahs, Tanzania

Young mother, which the researchers have named Etta, guarded 12-week-old pups, himself between a brawl. Studies have shown that the majority of kittens a few supermamy grown in Serengeti

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A rain of petals, Italy

Rain apricot petals created a moment that the photographer William Albert Allard waited a few days

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long-eared jerboa

Long-eared jerboa - the most eared creatures on Earth. These ears make it possible firstly to dump excess heat, and secondly, of course, well hear

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Blue Tit

When the sun peeks spring after frost, blue tits have got five minutes until an icicle of birch sap is melted.

The best photos of National Geographic for October 2012