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Earth Capture Community Photos 
BBC Earth featured some intriguing and captivating nature photos from Earth Capture: http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160722-july-24-top-10-earth-capture-photos-of-the-week

When Landowners Contributed to Public Lands 
Though it seem that some today seek to claim public lands for themselves, it might be worth noting that genuine American values in the past prompted other citizens to contribute to the national trust. The BBC has the story of the Shenandoah National Park: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20160602-the-national-park-that-came-at-a-price

Peacock Spiders 
Looking like the snazzy dressers of the wolf spider family, peacock spiders are both visually impressive and behaviorally remarkable: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/stunning-images-capture-peacock-spiders-flashy-colors-180959877/?no-ist

‘World’s Most Bizarre Natural Phenomena’ 
Bizarre is really only made so by the limits of a subject’s imagination, so use this BBC Travel photo essay to expand yours: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20160725-where-nature-plays-magic-tricks