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Nat Geo Travel Contest

The fennec, or desert fox is a canine mammal species of the genus Vulpes, which inhabits the Sahara Desert and Arabia. With its features ears, this is the smallest species of the family Canidae. It is endangered and its main threat is illegal in other countries.

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National Geographic traveler photo contest 2013

Now in its 25th year, the National Geographic Travel Photo Contest

inspires lush and evocative images from around the globe. See some

examples of the entrants from 2013 -- the photo captions are written by

the photographers. The contest is still going on, and entries will be accepted through June 30.