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28 February 2010[edit]

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Deadly skullcap (Galerina marginata)

  • 12:00, 28 February 2010 (UTC)

Hadropithecus stenognathus

  • 06:00, 28 February 2010 (UTC)

Thomas Jefferson Association Building

  • 00:00, 28 February 2010 (UTC)

John Ireland, Dean of Westminster

27 February 2010[edit]

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Mark  McGwire

  • 12:00, 27 February 2010 (UTC)

Rosenmontag parade in 2004

  • 06:00, 27 February 2010 (UTC)
Crescent Athletic Club House
  • 00:00, 27 February 2010 (UTC)

Esopus Creek seen from a bridge on NY 28 near the hamlet of Shandaken, NY, US

26 February 2010[edit]

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Sweetpotato bug

  • 12:00, 26 February 2010 (UTC)

Hildebrandt's Starling

  • 06:00, 26 February 2010 (UTC)

Armillaria gallica

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Cookham  Bridge

25 February 2010[edit]

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The parish church of St Mary and St Cuthbert

  • 12:00, 25 February 2010 (UTC)

Cyril Clowes in 1942

  • 06:00, 25 February 2010 (UTC)

Swell shark (Cephaloscyllium ventriosum) in an aquarium

  • 00:00, 25 February 2010 (UTC)

Marine baseball team in Managua,  Nicaragua, 1915

24 February 2010[edit]

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Woodsy Owl

  • 12:00, 24 February 2010 (UTC)

Oswald Watt around 1915

  • 06:00, 24 February 2010 (UTC)

The Batillus in 1976

  • 00:00, 24 February 2010 (UTC)

The Royal Tobacco Factory

23 February 2010[edit]

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Elephanta  Caves Trimurti

  • 12:00, 23 February 2010 (UTC)

Statue of Dương Vân Nga


  • 06:00, 23 February 2010 (UTC)

Hawaiian King and U.S. Grant

  • 00:00, 23 February 2010 (UTC)

Key Largo Woodrat

22 February 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

Portrait of Charles I Insulted


  • 12:00, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

Illegal logging of rosewood in Madagascar

  • 06:00, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

Stephen Crane, 1894 painting

  • 00:00, 22 February 2010 (UTC)

J. Warren Madden at his desk at the National Labor Relations Board in June 1937

21 February 2010[edit]

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A Great Indian Bustard

  • 12:03, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

A painting of Cleopatra's Barge (1818)

  • 06:03, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

Tom Mix

  • 00:03, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

Antelope Island State Park Map

20 February 2010[edit]

  • 18:03, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

HMS Princess Royal

  • 12:03, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

Close up of beheading on a panels of the South Ball Court at Tajin, Veracruz, Mexico

  • 06:03, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

Early Honda CB900F

  • 00:03, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

Carpet shark near Long Island, New Zealand

19 February 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

German bisque doll

  • 12:00, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

Beaverkill Covered Bridge

  • 06:00, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

Front page of the Act, as published in 1710

  • 00:00, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

Rosary beads

18 February 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

Queen Suriyothai Memorial, Ayutthaya Province, Thailand

  • 12:00, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

Plains Garter Snake (Thamnophis radix)

  • 06:00, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

VoladoresChurchPapantla2.JPG

  • 00:00, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

The empty throne with cushion, crux gemmata and cloth, flanked by Saints Peter and Paul

17 February 2010[edit]

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SMS Helgoland

  • 12:00, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

Pinot noir grapes near Sancerre

  • 06:00, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

An American alligator and a Burmese python struggling in Everglades National Park

  • 00:00, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

Sunset on Ganoga Lake

16 February 2010[edit]

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Porbeagle

  • 12:00, 16 February 2010 (UTC)

Cameron White

  • 06:00, 16 February 2010 (UTC)

Colour image of Io's trailing hemisphere, highlighting the large red ring around the volcano Pele on Io

  • 00:00, 16 February 2010 (UTC)

PopMart Tour stage

15 February 2010[edit]

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Roy Phillipps

  • 12:00, 15 February 2010 (UTC)

The barque Parma

  • 06:00, 15 February 2010 (UTC)

St. Henry's Catholic Church in St. Henry, Ohio, a Gothic Revival church with a tall tower

  • 00:00, 15 February 2010 (UTC)

Amelita Galli-Curci

14 February 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

Tagalog Filipino mestizo couple, early 1800s

  • 12:00, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

Lợn âm dương, an example of Dong Ho painting

  • 06:00, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

Illustration of Banten from 1724

  • 00:00, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

Sights of the Northern Parishes of Jersey

13 February 2010[edit]

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Chinkara (Indian Gazelle)

  • 12:00, 13 February 2010 (UTC)

Lamaling Monastery

  • 06:00, 13 February 2010 (UTC)

Canoe lei

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Speakers at a podium

12 February 2010[edit]

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A male Dominican Anole extending its throat fan

  • 12:00, 12 February 2010 (UTC)

Brahma Temple, Pushkar, India

  • 06:00, 12 February 2010 (UTC)

Huáng bǎi is the bark of the Amur cork tree.

  • 00:00, 12 February 2010 (UTC)

Blind shark (Brachaelurus waddi)

11 February 2010[edit]

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Europa regina

  • 12:00, 11 February 2010 (UTC)

Giant Haast's eagle attacking New Zealand moa

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A pyramid in Zaculeu, Guatemala

  • 00:00, 11 February 2010 (UTC)

South Georgia Pintail

10 February 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 10 February 2010 (UTC)

Dinosaur from  Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience

  • 12:00, 10 February 2010 (UTC)

Sherlock Holmes Baffled screenshot


  • 06:00, 10 February 2010 (UTC)

Arc de Triomphe in Paris

  • 00:00, 10 February 2010 (UTC)

Westgate, Canterbury

9 February 2010[edit]

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Russian battleship Sevastopol

  • 12:00, 9 February 2010 (UTC)

Mosaic floor panel as found in situ in Roman Museum

  • 06:00, 9 February 2010 (UTC)

Eastern harvest mouse

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Russian battleship Marat

8 February 2010[edit]

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Father of saturation diving, George F. Bond

  • 12:00, 8 February 2010 (UTC)

Cookiecutter shark

  • 06:00, 8 February 2010 (UTC)

Mount Tremper

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Remains of the Imperatritsa Mariya's turrets

7 February 2010[edit]

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Kumbum Gyantse.jpg

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A statue of Varahi, 1000-1100 CE

  • 06:00, 7 February 2010 (UTC)

Graham Court building

  • 00:00, 7 February 2010 (UTC)

Francisco Villa

6 February 2010[edit]

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Zapata's troops on the march in Morelos

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Diskit Monastery

  • 06:00, 6 February 2010 (UTC)

A male Russet Sparrow

  • 00:00, 6 February 2010 (UTC)

Lionfish

5 February 2010[edit]

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Consulate-General of Russia in New York City

  • 12:00, 5 February 2010 (UTC)

Yue ware 10th century

  • 06:00, 5 February 2010 (UTC)

Pinguicula orchidioides flower

  • 00:00, 5 February 2010 (UTC)

Russian  battleship Imperatritsa Ekaterina Velikaya

4 February 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 4 February 2010 (UTC)

Stone-paste dish with grape design, Iznik,  Turkey, c. 1550–70.  British Museum

  • 12:00, 4 February 2010 (UTC)

The seated image of the Buddha at Gal Vihara

  • 06:00, 4 February 2010 (UTC)

Niño Dios of Mexico

  • 00:00, 4 February 2010 (UTC)

Palace of the Marqués del Apartado

3 February 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 3 February 2010 (UTC)

Museum of Arts and Traditions of Sevilla (Mudéjar Pavilion, 1914)

  • 12:00, 3 February 2010 (UTC)

Bowmouth guitarfish

  • 06:00, 3 February 2010 (UTC)

Tikatemple V

  • 00:00, 3 February 2010 (UTC)

Montague Druitt

2 February 2010[edit]

  • 18:00, 2 February 2010 (UTC)

Costumbrista painting "An Incident at the Bullring", José Jiménez Aranda (1870)

  • 12:00, 2 February 2010 (UTC)

Dalai Lama

  • 06:00, 2 February 2010 (UTC)

Eastern Chipmunk

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The statue of Our Lady of Europe with the Holy Child in the Church of Saint Martin, Seville

1 February 2010[edit]

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Whistler's Symphony in White No 3 1866

  • 12:00, 1 February 2010 (UTC)

Vice President Lyndon B Johnson (left) meets Ngo Dinh Nhu (right)

  • 06:00, 1 February 2010 (UTC)

Porfirio Diaz

  • 00:00, 1 February 2010 (UTC)

Mediterranean slipper lobster