Photo Story
Mountain lion P22 outside Los Angeles

Showing Big Cats to Save Them

Wildlife photographer Steve Winter puts wild cats in public view to promote concern and conservation.

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PhotoZone Features

Photos of the Week

Cumerland Gap National Park

See Our Favorite Photos

Each week, our editors choose favorite nature photos to share with our readers. Check out our Photos of the Week, selected from past Photo Contest entries.

Caption Contest


Got Captions?

Check out some of our favorite photos of animals with attitude. Enter our monthly contest and see our latest winner and runners-up.

Photo Tips

Summer Tanager by Richard Day

Backyards + Birds = Pretty Pictures

If you are just getting started in wildlife photography, the birds that visit your backyard may be your best subjects.

Photo Gallery

Ornate Gecko, Mark Moffett (Minden Pictures)

Beyond the Bee

From flies to bats to lizards, this photo gallery captures the diversity of animals that pollinate the world’s plants.

Nature's Witness

western diamondback rattlesnake

Snake Side Step

A photographer captures an image of a rattlesnake on the alert.

Shared Moment

raccoon nestled in a sago palm

Raccoon Peekaboo

A photographer captures an image of a brave, young raccoon peering out from a large palm.

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