The best photos of National Geographic for July 2014
Focus on the best photos July 2014-th of National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Russia.
Grouper on the Florida Keys
Groupers - predators from the family stone perch. They eat small sharks, fish, lobsters, rays, young sea turtles. This 25-inch "fry" can spend five years among the mangroves, almost inaccessible to predators before you dare to get out to the reefs. Survival of the species depends on the mangrove forests that are destroyed as building shores.
At the post
Marmot in Ladakh, India, the height of 4500 meters.
Place in the Sun
Nektaritsa - birds of passerine.
Puffins, Skomer Island
Deadlocks are popping open his wings and beaks, figuring out relationships. Most fights afoot in the struggle for possession of the burrow, but peck or two usually resolves the conflict.
Fog and bridge Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
For two months, Alex Geifman went every day in the Ben Shemen forest to photograph a flock of foxes. One day when he was sitting in the car, two fox began to climb the tree. Suddenly one of them stumbled. Geifman managed to take some pictures before the fox still head over heels flew down.
The gray seal, Canada
Curious gray seal near the Gaspé Peninsula with his mouth open marvels a photographer Jennifer Hayes. Commercial fishermen and some scientists believe that it is hungry seals prevent the recovery of cod populations.
A herd of elephants
Okavango Delta, Botswana.
A cloud of butterflies in eastern Bolivia.
Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
Kilauea (translated from Hawaiian - "belching") - the most active volcano of the island of Hawaii, which is continuously since 1983. It is also considered the most active volcanoes on Earth.
seal pups, Canada
Almost never leaves his harp seal ice floe starts to change their skins in two weeks - at about this time, the mother has to leave him.
Swift storm absorbs rock Pedra da Gávea, and it seems that Caio Afeto walking on clouds. A professional tightrope walker has appeared between two mountains, towering over Rio de Janeiro, when flown breeze enveloped the 850-meter summit of the fog.
Milne Bay, Papua - New Guinea
In Milne Bay shoals of fishes scurrying around plastered corals yard debris. The warm waters of the sea in the region - the Coral Triangle - is a remarkable biological diversity.
Brown bear, Kamchatka
Brown bear caught sockeye ejects a jet of orange eggs in the Kuril Lake. Every summer, about a million of these fish arrives from the Pacific Ocean to the Kamchatka Peninsula to spawn - just a feast for the clumsy, fatten fat before hibernation.
Europa, Jupiter's moon
Under excised cracked ice cover in Europe that we see in this image taken by the Space Galileo system, hidden ocean, where there may be all the conditions necessary for life.
The giant grouper, Florida
Off the coast of Florida small fish parts before a giant grouper, floating over the wreckage of the ship during World War II.
Atlantic Puffin, United Kingdom
Grooming each other, rub against dead ends and bob their beaks, as if kissing. This adult couple on Skomer Island in Wales demonstrates decoration mating season: corrugated orange beaks and bright rims around the eyes.
Otter in flight
Focused running otters.