This crazy picture came out in the June, 1985 issue of National Geographic so I think it is unfortunate that some of my peers may have missed this picture. It's got kind of a creepy vibe to it too. Her real name is Sharbat Gula and she even has her own Wikipedia page, so check her out.
I don't know if it was National Geographic Day or something but Newsweek also put up a feature called Our Endangered planet- 100 Places to Remember Before they Disappear, which has some sweet pictures too.
Link: http://www.newsweek.com/id/236064. It has some great pictures as well, if you look at the right-hand sidebar.
I'll put up some good examples: