Photo of the Day 23 January 2008

Girl Jumping Into Water, Puerto Rico, 2003
Photograph by Amy Toensing
A girl free-falls into a river in Puerto Rico's Caribbean National Forest. The area, also called El Yunque, is just an hour's drive from the capital, San Juan, and is the only tropical rain forest in the U.S. Forest Service system. It was first set aside as a reserve by the king of Spain in 1876.