17 Breathtaking Nature Photos We Can Hardly Believe Are Real

Photo: Eric Magayne via @usinterior
Today is Earth Day, providing a nudge to protect and celebrate the planet. And, while there will be plenty of essential reads about the ways we're hurting the environment, it's not all tragic (yet). The world we all share has more than its share of stunning panoramas, views, and sunsets. Oh, so many beautiful sunsets. 

We've collected 17 awe-inspiring Instagrams that are worth a wander, whether for the adorable animals or the amazing moonrise.