Planning a holiday? Next holiday choose a destination where there are numerous outdoor activities to choose from and keep you busy. It’s a great way to incorporate exercise into your holiday and you will have heaps of fun whilst doing it!
Owl butterfly Caligo by Mustafa Öztürk on 500px
Check our #butterfly ID guide while you're visiting our Butterfly Rainforest exhibit to learn what you're looking at and taking pictures of!
Super-cell Lightning, Snyder, Nebraska Under a super-cell thunderstorm, a "wall cloud" or "pedestal cloud" may form. This is frequently associated with tornadoes and micro-bursts. Here, a "cloud-to-ground" lightning bolt strikes from a wall cloud.
The Turquoise-Browed Motmot inhabits Central America from SE Mexico (mostly the Yucatán Peninsula) to Costa Rica, where it is common and not considered threatened. It has been chosen as the national bird of both El Salvador and Nicaragua.
This is not a tornado in Namibia. Where is the flying sand? This is the shadow cast by the edge of a sand dune in Namibia. The picture was entered in the Italian National Geographic photo contest by Francesco Middei.