National Geographic: 4th Week in 2013 with Breathtaking Photos [Big Picture]

NEW YORK | Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 1:51am EDT

Check out the National Geographic this week’s most awesome photos – submitted by people just like you.

  • Look into my eyes! Photo and caption by Sadrup RoyLook into my eyes! Photo and caption by Sadrup Roy
  • A walrus in captivity has no need for the two big teeth. The photo of this young female was taken in winter at the Quebec City aquarium. Photo and caption by Lise SimoneauA walrus in captivity has no need for the two big teeth. The photo of this young female was taken in winter at the Quebec City aquarium. Photo and caption by Lise Simoneau
  • This lotus was photographed at the Botanical Garden of Montreal last September. They are part of the Chinese Garden. Photo and caption by Audree WilhelmyThis lotus was photographed at the Botanical Garden of Montreal last September. They are part of the Chinese Garden. Photo and caption by Audree Wilhelmy
  • A European brown hare just after a light snowfall in Nuthall, Nottinghamshire, on the run. A little early season chasing is going off and I managed to catch this one with all its feet off the ground. Photo and caption by Steve AdamsA European brown hare just after a light snowfall in Nuthall, Nottinghamshire, on the run. A little early season chasing is going off and I managed to catch this one with all its feet off the ground. Photo and caption by Steve Adams
  • This orangutan lives in Tanjung Puting National Park, located in Borneo, Indonesia. Photo and caption by Alex LazaroThis orangutan lives in Tanjung Puting National Park, located in Borneo, Indonesia. Photo and caption by Alex Lazaro
  • Minutes turn to hours when I am photographing bonobos. I love to watch the way they interact with one another and to study their mannerisms. It is my dream to one day get the chance to photograph them in the wild of the DRC. Photo and caption by Graham McGeorgeMinutes turn to hours when I am photographing bonobos. I love to watch the way they interact with one another and to study their mannerisms. It is my dream to one day get the chance to photograph them in the wild of the DRC. Photo and caption by Graham McGeorge
  • Two young elephants frolicking together in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Photo and caption by Dominic SchiltTwo young elephants frolicking together in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Photo and caption by Dominic Schilt
  • Taking a boat trip out around 10,000 islands in the Everglades National Park, Florida, and these wonderful dolphins came to play in the wake of our boat. Photo and caption by Robert FinlayTaking a boat trip out around 10,000 islands in the Everglades National Park, Florida, and these wonderful dolphins came to play in the wake of our boat. Photo and caption by Robert Finlay
  • Viewing sparring polar bears at ground level at the Seal River Lodge in Manitoba, Canada. Photo and caption by Robert ThomsonViewing sparring polar bears at ground level at the Seal River Lodge in Manitoba, Canada. Photo and caption by Robert Thomson

Check out the National Geographic this week’s most awesome photos – submitted by people just like you. National Geographic compiles the most stunning photos that get snapped and submitted each week for your viewing pleasure. More National Geographic photos here. Submit your own photos on National Geographic’s Your Shot page or vote for your favorite pics here.

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