- "Eagle's Nest petroglyph, Jubbah, northern Saudi Arabia," http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/a71450566d961589b80142919a4087bb/, is a GigaPan photo by Richard T. Bryant. It was produced for a project led by Olsen and paleontologist Chris Beard of Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Majeed Khan of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Saudi Arabia, and was made possible through the cooperation of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, with the support of the Layan Foundation.
- "Galapagos Bait Ball of Salema," http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/34815/, by Jason Buchheim of Odyssey Expeditions, shows a large school of salema fish as they swirl into a giant bait ball to protect themselves from predators. A view from inside the bait ball also can be viewed at http://gigapan.org/gigapans/34662/
- "The Big Four," http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/49310/, by Andrew R. Deans and Matthew A. Bertone of North Carolina State University, shows an insect specimen drawer with a sampling from the four largest insect orders, which collectively comprise more than 800,000 species.
- "Bergamot and Hummingbirds, Vermont," http://gigapan.org/gigapans/28833/, by Chris Fastie, a forest ecologist in Salisbury, Vt., combines a GigaPan of bergamot flowers with additional photographs of a male and female hummingbird gathering nectar.
- "Barnacle," http://gigapan.org/gigapans/27625/, by Molly Gibson of Sebastopol, Calif., is a GigaPan combining 384 scanning electron microscope images of a single barnacle.
- "Penguins at Cape Crozier," http://gigapan.org/gigapans/41509/, by Stephanie Jenouvrier of France's National Center for Scientific Research, shows a large colony of Adelie penguins. The image includes penguins exhibiting various behaviors, such as porpoising and feeding chicks.
- "From Sierra de en Medio," http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/48583/, by Rurik List of the Institute of Ecology at the National University of Mexico, shows an isolated mountain range within Mexico's 1.3 million-acre Janos Biosphere Reserve.
- "Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame," http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/27538/, by Dennis vanEngelsdorp and Michael Andree of Penn State University, is a GigaPan of a brood chamber that has been removed from an unhealthy beehive. The image can be used to teach beekeepers about disease identification and bee biology.
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