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Photographer Captures Stunning Movements of Siamese Fighting Fish

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When Bangkok based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich was young, his father gave him Betta fish to keep as pets. Watching how they move three dimensionally, he remembers feeling mesmerized by the beautiful, multicolored creatures. And as any curious and imaginative child might wonder, how is it they can they breathe in water, while other animals cannot? This early experience with Betta fish sparked a life-long interest in the animal.

Playful Portraits of Hipsters Wearing Beards Made of Furry Critters

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It’s November, or as some like to call it “No Shave November,” the four weeks of the year in which citizens are invited to let their beards grow long in hopes of raising awareness about prostate cancer. During the hairiest month of the year, we return to the ad campaign that swept the world this summer: Schick’s “Free Your Skin,” a series of images men sporting beards that have morphed into fluffy ferrets of all shapes and colors.

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Farm Family Portrait

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Magical Photos Capture the Lives of Working Dogs in New Zealand

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Leader of the Pack, 2014

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Over the Mountain, 2014

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For The Shepherd’s Realm: Volume III, photographer Andrew Fladeboe captures New Zealand’s courageous working dogs, tracing the historical threads that connect them to the verdant farms and steep hills of the country’s South Island.

One Stubborn Goat

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Adorable Photos of Birds Inspired by Children’s Storybooks

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For Birds, New York-based photographer Zack Seckler relives his childhood fascination with animals, constructing fantastical scenes in which the winged creatures play, preen, and explore. In his youth, he was transfixed by textbooks about wild beasts, and his thirst for the animal kingdom remained unsatisfied by the routine trip to the zoo. Here, he visualizes those boyish reveries, grounding his fanciful visions firmly within the tradition of naturalist John James Audubon and primitivist Henri Rousseau.

A Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse into the World of Miss Rodeo America

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For Rodeo Queens, Brooklyn-based photographer Gabriela Herman captures the inner world of Miss Rodeo America hopefuls, a group of twenty-seven young women competing to become Western royalty. Hailing from small towns along the Western United States, the women travel to Las Vegas during December’s Rodeo Week, joining a flock of cowboys gathering for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Over the course of the week, the girls will be judged on categories like personality, appearance, and horsemanship, with the winner taking home the title, the crown, and almost $30,000 in scholarship money and prizes.

Dog Sledding in Greenland

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Tragic Images Aim to Raise Awareness About Bird Fatalities

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The photography of Baltimore-based Lynne Parks depicts migratory birds that have had fatal collisions with buildings. Parks’ photos bring attention to the results of building design that is antithetical to one of nature’s great movements, migration patterns.