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Female southern plains grey langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri) in Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955.

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English : Female southern plains grey langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri) in Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. Kanha National Park was created on 1 June 1955.

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Trees (Arbutus on the left) during the sunset in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Sidney Island, British Columbia, Canada

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English : Trees (Arbutus on the left) during the sunset in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Sidney Island, British Columbia, Canada

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“Langer Eugen,” in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, a high-rise designed by Egon Eiermann in 1966 - detail of facade.

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English : “Langer Eugen,” in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, a high-rise designed by Egon Eiermann in 1966 - detail of facade.

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Long exposure of the Seattle Great Wheel, Elliott Bay, Seattle, Washington, USA. The giant Ferris wheel is 175 feet (53.3 m) high and was the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it was inaugurated in June 2012.

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English : Long exposure of the Seattle Great Wheel, Elliott Bay, Seattle, Washington, USA. The giant Ferris wheel is 175 feet (53.3 m) high and was the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it was inaugurated in June 2012.

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Globeflower (Trollius europaeus) with Brachycera

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English : Globeflower (Trollius europaeus) with Brachycera

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Today is the 25th Dead Duck Day. In 1995, Dutch biologist Kees Moeliker made the first observation of homosexual necrophilia in the mallard Anas platyrhynchos, which earned him the Ig Nobel Prize in Biology in 2003.‎

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English : Today is the 25th Dead Duck Day. In 1995, Dutch biologist Kees Moeliker made the first observation of homosexual necrophilia in the mallard Anas platyrhynchos, which earned him the Ig Nobel Prize in Biology in 2003.

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Friends Towers, Munich, a residential high-rise complex - detail of facade.

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English : Friends Towers, Munich, a residential high-rise complex - detail of facade.

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50 Pfennig "Notgeld" banknote (emergency money) of Berlin, district Tiergarten (1921).
The reverse shows the first German steamboat, the "Prinzessin Charlotte von Preußen", around 1830.
However the date 1830 is mistaken, as the "Charlotte von Preußen" was already dismantled in 1824.

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English : 50 Pfennig "Notgeld" banknote (emergency money) of Berlin, district Tiergarten (1921).
The reverse shows the first German steamboat, the "Prinzessin Charlotte von Preußen", around 1830.
However the date 1830 is mistaken, as the "Charlotte von Preußen" was already dismantled in 1824.

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Panoramic view of the Tara Cathedrals (left) and the Tara salt flat in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile.

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English : Panoramic view of the Tara Cathedrals (left) and the Tara salt flat in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile.

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Windows of the St. Paul's Cathedral in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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African daisy (Ceryle rudis leucomelanurus) has about 50 species. The scientific name is derived from the Greek osteon (bone) and Latin spermum (seed).

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English : African daisy (Ceryle rudis leucomelanurus) has about 50 species. The scientific name is derived from the Greek osteon (bone) and Latin spermum (seed).

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Aerial photograph of Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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English : Aerial photograph of Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Image of the Virgin of Los Remedios ("Lady of the Cures") in the homonymous Baroque chapel of the church of John the Baptist, Ágreda, province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. The chapel was built in 1697 by Count of Villarea. The originally Romanesque church (visible in its portal) was built in the second half of the 12th century and reworked in the 16th century with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements, while the reredos behind the image dates from the 18th century.

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English : Image of the Virgin of Los Remedios ("Lady of the Cures") in the homonymous Baroque chapel of the church of John the Baptist, Ágreda, province of Soria, Castile and León, Spain. The chapel was built in 1697 by Count of Villarea. The originally Romanesque church (visible in its portal) was built in the second half of the 12th century and reworked in the 16th century with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque elements, while the reredos behind the image dates from the 18th century.

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Black-veined white butterfly (Aporia crataegi) on an early marsh-orchid ([[:en:Dactylorhiza incarnate|Dactylorhiza incarnata), Tagamõisa Conservation Area, Saaremaa, Estonia]]

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English : Black-veined white butterfly (Aporia crataegi) on an early marsh-orchid ([[:en:Dactylorhiza incarnate|Dactylorhiza incarnata), Tagamõisa Conservation Area, Saaremaa, Estonia

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Photo showing both the sun and the moon around the winter solstice (see also June solstice). South New Brighton's beach, Christchurch, New Zealand

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English : Photo showing both the sun and the moon around the winter solstice (see also June solstice). South New Brighton's beach, Christchurch, New Zealand

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View of the Yukon River near Carmacks, Yukon, Canada.

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Blooming apple tree. Ukraine

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Panoramic view of Reykjavik and the Atlantic Ocean during sunset seen from the Shore Walk, Capital Region, Iceland. The city concentrates, with 123,300 inhabitants, 35% of the country population and was founded in around AD 870 by norwegian settlers.

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English : Panoramic view of Reykjavik and the Atlantic Ocean during sunset seen from the Shore Walk, Capital Region, Iceland. The city concentrates, with 123,300 inhabitants, 35% of the country population and was founded in around AD 870 by norwegian settlers.

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Portal with early 20th-century maiolica at the Resurrection Church in Vichuga, Ivanovo Oblast, Russia

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English : Portal with early 20th-century maiolica at the Resurrection Church in Vichuga, Ivanovo Oblast, Russia

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