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Life in Color: Blue

Continue a series of interesting and unusual stories, «Life in Color» from the magazine National Georgaphic.

Blue color. The color of sky and sea. This is the main color in nature. For centuries, the blue color means calmness, coolness, mysticism and sadness.

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Life in Color: Blue

azurite

This azurite under a microscope — a mineral from the class of carbonates. Intricate designs of nature. Once this bright bluemineral paint made now it can be found in the jewelry industry. (Photo by David Boyer):

Life in Color: Blue

Wolf

Bathed in a blue color, a gray wolf is looking into the distance through the misty landscape of Yellowstone National Park in the United States. (Photo by Joel Sartore):

Life in Color: Blue

barracuda

Barracuda in the blue waters around the tiny island of Sipadan in Malaysia. This formidable predators, but sometimes they gather in large shoals to protect themselves from the sharks. (Photo by Tim Laman):

Life in Color: Blue

Penguins on an iceberg

Penguins lined up on the edge of drifting in the waters of Antarctica blue iceberg. (Photo by Ralph Lee Hopkins):

Life in Color: Blue

Polar bear at Svalbard

Jump from the ice. Excellent swimmers — polar bears have slightly webbed feet. (Photo by Ralph Lee Hopkins):

Life in Color: Blue

Swimming pool in the glacier

Swimming pool with blue water on a glacier in the national park, Wrangell-St Elias, Alaska. (Photo by Rich Reid):

Life in Color: Blue

Gannet with blue legs

These remarkable blue webbed feet belong gannets — a large seabird of the Galapagos Islands. The blue , the better: males with brighter legs seem to be more attractive to females. (Photo by Tim Laman):

Life in Color: Blue

Water slides

They have always attracted people who love extreme sports. (Photo by James Stanfield):

Life in Color: Blue

stilled ferns

Frost bound brilliantovo- blue leaves of ferns in the National Park of New Zealand. There are more than 700 plants, which can not be found anywhere else in the world. (Photo by Annie Griffiths Belt):

Life in Color: Blue

The courtship of the Peacock

Indian peacock showing his colorful feathers. Thus he attracted the attention of a whole harem. (Photo by Anne Keiser):

Life in Color: Blue

On the doorstep

Wrapped from head to toe woman from Nepal on a background of shades of blue . (Photo by Steve McCurry):

Life in Color: Blue

Iranian mosque

Blue tiles, which reflects the blue sky, adorns the wall of a large Iranian mosque. (Photo by Alexandra Avakian):

Life in Color: Blue

Whale shark

(Photo by Brian Skerry):

Life in Color: Blue

The lagoon in the Galapagos Islands

Bright blue eyes in the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. Here, in the brackish waters of the lagoon, flamingos flock gather. (Photo by Bobby Haas):

Life in Color: Blue

Garibaldi glacier

Massive blue glacier Garibaldi slowly slipping into the same bay in the archipelago of Tierra del Fuego in South America. (Photo by Richard Nowitz):

Life in Color: Blue

Snow-covered Grand Canyon

He is best known in shades of red. But in winter Grand Canyon becomes blue when the night fog envelops his snow-covered walls. (Photo by Michael Nichols):

Life in Color: Blue

underwater ice

Blue ice in the cold Beaufort Sea — a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean. (Photo by Paul Nicklen):

Life in Color: Blue

Needle — Arctic home

Cold night in the Canadian Arctic. It is home to indigenous peoples. (Photo by Norbert Rosing):

Life in Color: Blue