National Geographic: 9th Week in 2013 with Breathtaking Photos [Big Picture]

NEW YORK | Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 6:58am EDT

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

  • Random garbage tips are a big problem here in Sabah but they are also a great source of wildlife. This long-tailed macaque enjoys munching on a coconut shell. Photo and caption by Sarah LimRandom garbage tips are a big problem here in Sabah but they are also a great source of wildlife. This long-tailed macaque enjoys munching on a coconut shell. Photo and caption by Sarah Lim
  • Last week I was walking in the field, taking pictures of the winter landscape, when suddenly several deer frightened of me, jumped out of nearby bushes, and fled. I managed quickly to change the program of my camera and took some panning pictures. Photo and caption by Veronika KolevLast week I was walking in the field, taking pictures of the winter landscape, when suddenly several deer frightened of me, jumped out of nearby bushes, and fled. I managed quickly to change the program of my camera and took some panning pictures. Photo and caption by Veronika Kolev
  • Look at me! Photo and caption by Duy Le DoLook at me! Photo and caption by Duy Le Do
  • This is a photograph of a common langur (monkey) from India. This shot portrays the anger of one langur toward another over food. Photo and caption by Chaitanya SolankiThis is a photograph of a common langur (monkey) from India. This shot portrays the anger of one langur toward another over food. Photo and caption by Chaitanya Solanki
  • On a Monday morning, I visited Richmond Park in London, where I witnessed the spectacular roaring, barking and clashing of antlers between rival stags in an effort to attract hinds. It makes me wonder how different yet similar they are to us, the human beings, to achieve the same purpose. Photo and caption by Venus LoiOn a Monday morning, I visited Richmond Park in London, where I witnessed the spectacular roaring, barking and clashing of antlers between rival stags in an effort to attract hinds. It makes me wonder how different yet similar they are to us, the human beings, to achieve the same purpose. Photo and caption by Venus Loi
  • This taken from the window of a double-decker bus, Istanbul, Turkey. Photo and caption by Ozgur SimsekThis taken from the window of a double-decker bus, Istanbul, Turkey. Photo and caption by Ozgur Simsek
  • The picture shows the decoration inside a pandal—a temporary structure made of bamboo, wood, cloth and even sometimes metals and glasses, to keep the idol of the Goddess Durga—during the Durga Puja Festival in Kolkata, India. Photo and caption by Kaushik ChakrabortyThe picture shows the decoration inside a pandal—a temporary structure made of bamboo, wood, cloth and even sometimes metals and glasses, to keep the idol of the Goddess Durga—during the Durga Puja Festival in Kolkata, India. Photo and caption by Kaushik Chakraborty
  • My family and I worked in the yard. I took the camera and shot the traces of welding. Photo and caption by Kristina PuhalevaMy family and I worked in the yard. I took the camera and shot the traces of welding. Photo and caption by Kristina Puhaleva

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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