A snowy owl glides inches above a snowplain in a hunt for food. The owls fit in perfectly with their surroundings as both the male and female, which has darker markings on her feathers referred to as barres, hunt for voles. Nature photographer Rick Dobson captured the bird hunting in corn fields near his home, just outside of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. HD fb cover photos
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The tail of a humpback whale photographed by Koen Hoekemeijer, from Amsterdam, the Netherlands after he travelled to Senja, Norway to watch the animals.
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A gentoo penguin waddles on the shore of Punta Hanna, Livingston Island, South Shetland Island archipelago, Antarctica.
Picture: AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko
Slovenia’s Jurij Tepes in action during a training session for the Large Hill HS 225 individual competition of the Ski Jumping World Cup in Planica, Slovenia. Top Facebook cover photos.
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