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Video by @joelsartore | A critically-endangered female northern white-cheeked gibbon named Polly at the Endangered Primate Rescue Center in Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam. She was a youngster, and instead of sucking her thumb, she actually sucked on her big ...
Photo by @shaulschwarz - BASE jumpers jump of a 1000 meter cliff at Kjerag in Norway during the annual gathering of 2017 Heliboogie. Hundreds of BASE jumpers from all over the world are here celebrating the Art of human flight. ...
Photo by @pedromcbride // The Central Arizona Project (CAP) winds across the Arizona desert bringing Colorado River 336 miles uphill to Phoenix and Tuscan. This diversion canal delivers up to 50% of drinking water to municipal taps, irrigates nearly one ...
Photograph by @thomaspeschak Green sea turtles have declined in many parts of the Pacific Ocean, but the populations off the Galapagos have remained remarkably stable. In fact I have never encountered and photographed so many turtles as in the seas ...
Photo by @chamiltonjames / Charlie Hamilton James - On a rooftop in Brooklyn, Marky hangs with his pigeons. Yesterday I worked with Marky and his nephew Stevo (and their buddy George) as they worked their pigeons over the New York ...
Photo by @amivitale for @natgeo. Happy #worldgiraffeday! The giraffe population has plummeted more than 40 percent over the past 30 years. To make matters worse, scientists know relatively little about giraffe behavior. But a group of scientists and wildlife experts ...
Video by @bertiegregory. Ever seen a peacock's backside?! This wild peacock was displaying in Yala National Park, Sri Lanka. Despite his incredible tail fan, the peahens just didn't seem interested. It's amazing to think that this male will shed and ...
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BOOM!!!!!! Look at this sequence of a jaguar swimming, diving and hunting after a caiman on the banks of the pantanal river, Brazil! This was shot as part of my worldwide @natgeo jaguar story (it comes out December ...
Photograph by @Paulnicklen // Sometimes they look over at you and instantly grab you by the heart. Approximately one in a thousand fur seals are born as ‘blonde' variants. The Antarctic fur seal was very heavily hunted in the 18th ...
Video by @joelsartore | Two Limosa harlequin frog at the Panama @AmphibianRescue and Conservation project in Gamboa. These frogs are a part of a study to better understand the influencing factors that determine the survival of frogs that are bred ...
Photo by @TimLaman. A pair of Fischer’s Lovebirds showed us how they got their name…. We saw them do at least ten minutes of snuggling and cuddling, which appeared to be part of the pair bonding process in this species ...
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - Today is the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. How will you celebrate the summer solstice? Pictured, a group of people celebrate Sonnwendfeuer, or midsummer atop the Nordkette mountain near Innsbruck, ...
Photo by @CristinaMittermeier // The village of Yimas, along the shores of the mighty Karawari River, in the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea, is nothing more than a handful of grass huts. With very little in terms of economic ...
@FransLanting Look at this black rhino calf—frisky and curious, ears pointing my way as I watch its mother laboriously raising herself. Only one of her ears is pointing in my direction. The other one is checking what is happening behind ...
Barrier Canyon Style paintings, San Rafael Swell, Utah video by @salvarezphoto (Stephen Alvarez) "What do these images mean?" That is the question people most ask. What do they mean? The only honest answer is "we don't know." These images are ...
Photo by @[email protected] A young refugee listens as her grandmother, Reyhan Kerimova, talks about her life in the village of Taxta Korpu in Aghjabadi, Azerbaijan on May 28, 2013. 13,000 refugees originally from Lachin in Nagorno-Karabakh fled their homes between ...
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Hey everybody I've been hanging out with Tom O'Brien (@mechanicalphoto) in photo engineering at @natgeo headquarters! This is the place where our photographs come to life! Lion camera tanks, camera traps, big lenses - this is by far the ...
Photo by @jimrichardsonng #sponsored by @HillsPet | Coming ashore on Shapinsay, one of Orkney’s long, low, meandering islands, we were met by a greeting party — the island cat. The sea was almost as calm as the calico, who paced ...
Tonight at 9/8c on @NatGeoChannel, don’t miss the two-hour season finale of #genius, the series critics are calling “joyful-to-watch” and “beautifully filmed” with “superb performances” by Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, and more. #genius.
Photos by Muhammed Muheisen (@mmuheisen) #onassignment for @natgeo. Today is #worldrefugeeday. Refugee minors from Afghanistan and Pakistan, many of whom are traveling unaccompanied are living in limbo in Serbia. While some reside temporarily in "one stop centers", others move towards ...
Photograph by @chancellordavid | A leopard caught and killed in a poachers snare is removed by conservancy rangers, Kisimi, northern Kenya. When we were called to attend to a leopard caught in a snare at the edge of a forest ...
Photo by @petekmuller | A hearty congratulations to @adjanycosta, Assistant Director of Nat Geo's @intotheokavango project, who was named a 2017 #emergingexplorer at the National Geographic Explorer's Festival in Washington, DC. In this picture we see Adjany moving through the ...
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The calm after the storm.....Winds whipped into NYC today at 30-40 miles and hour with gusts up to 60 mph...the winds along with 4 inches of rain in a few hours made for a messy evening. But as the ...
Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - I'm so excited to be working on an assignment for @natgeoadventure in the famous river caves of Slovenia, birth place of speleology and home to the 'human fish'. We're doing 8 caves in a ...
Photo: @andy_mann // A dizzying amount of Bull Sharks circle outside Pacific Harbor, Fiji. The Shark Reef Marine Reserve, established in April 2004, is the first of its kind in Fiji and a wonderful example of well-managed eco tourism. These ...
Photo by @amivitale for @natgeo. Fifteen-month-old elephant Sosian is loaded into a specially adapted vehicle for transport to the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in Northern Kenya. He was brought in after his mother was found shot and mortally wounded. Elephants ...
Photo @ladzinski / Early morning waves, rolling in and crashing on the rocky shores of #pfeifferbeach on the #bigsur coastline. This quite and beautiful coastline lies between two of the most densely populated cities in California, San Francisco and Los ...
Image by @joelsartore | Happy #pollinatorweek!
This #pollinatormonday brings us two harlequin flower beetles from the Houston Zoo. Beetles are believed to be the very first pollinators, evolving more than a 150 million years ago, and pollinating the first prehistoric ...
Photo @CristinaMittermeier // Happy belated #fathersday! While mom goes out to sea to feed on the rich waters of the #falklands archipelago, a large male Southern Sea Lion takes a nap with its tiny pup. Thanks to the efforts of ...
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz I'm in Washington today for the final presentation of a story on China's food supply and caught one of my favorite editors @kurtmutchler trying to get the kinks out of both a story and his ...

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