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Why would leaders propose listing a creature that went extinct 4,000 years ago as endangered? To protect elephants. https://on.natgeo.com/30lYZ9C
Coconut crabs are the largest land invertebrates—and a big threat to birds
Hundreds of bodies at Roopkund Lake belonged to pilgrims who perished in a Himalayan storm more than a thousand years ago—or so researchers thought https://on.natgeo.com/2NoLceS
Inspired by the series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted—airing Sunday at 10/9c—Your Shot invited you to take us on a culinary expedition by sharing your best photos of food and culture around the world. https://on.natgeo.com/33M0MGY
“Soya sauce (or tương) is a traditional Vietnamese sauce,” writes Your Shot photographer Thạch Phạm Ngọc. “It is made from fermented beans and then incubated in Earthenware jars and dried in the sun.” https://on.natgeo.com/33Z512a
Could the decline of the abalone—a sea snail many have never heard of, let alone tasted—be a sign of what's to come? https://on.natgeo.com/2KMD5qt
Defenders new and old have stepped up to protect the stealthy species' range from becoming increasingly fragmented https://on.natgeo.com/31RuqJ9
In the U.S., scientists found counties with the worst air quality had a 27 percent increase in bipolar disorder when compared to the national average https://on.natgeo.com/31VlSAO
Drift away from all your stress at these beautiful lakeside destinations https://on.natgeo.com/33ICMoh
"Certainly our genes are enormously important, but they’re not the only things that are passed down from our parents." https://on.natgeo.com/2Nso92q
How did a Bavarian professor end up creating a group that would be at the center of two centuries of conspiracy theories? https://on.natgeo.com/2KLaYbu
Is climate change happening too fast for animals to save themselves—and their future offspring—by adapting quickly? https://on.natgeo.com/30n4sN8
Arctic foxes are difficult to spot and film—especially when in their springtime camouflage
The illegal commercial elephant skin trade was just described by researchers last year—but it's already spreading https://on.natgeo.com/2ZkAD2C
Why would leaders propose listing a creature that went extinct 4,000 years ago as endangered? To protect elephants. https://on.natgeo.com/31WRciV
“Hiking around the cliffs of Mykines in The Faroe Islands, I spotted a puffin sitting on the edge of the rocks below watching the waves come crashing in,” writes Your Shot photographer Paul Boomsma. https://on.natgeo.com/2ZgTIys
Hundreds of bodies at Roopkund Lake belonged to pilgrims who perished in a Himalayan storm more than a thousand years ago—or so researchers thought https://on.natgeo.com/33OEeVV
Earth's inner core is a roughly moon-size ball of iron floating within an ocean of molten metal—meaning it's free to turn independently from our planet’s large-scale spin https://on.natgeo.com/2HdsMth
To this day, insects smaller than a child’s thumbnail remain the most dangerous nonhuman animals on the planet #WorldMosquitoDay https://on.natgeo.com/2KHXZqK
Could coconut crabs—the world's largest land invertebrates—have played a role in Amelia Earhart's fate? https://on.natgeo.com/2KK17lX
The non-negotiable, one-shot challenge requires pulling oneself up from an “unexpected” fall through the ice https://on.natgeo.com/2NkQ04U
Records of nuclear explosions during the Cold War are helping scientists calculate one of the most precise estimates yet of how fast the planet’s inner core is spinning https://on.natgeo.com/2ZfLGpy
Dogs' eyebrow anatomy is the latest example of how 20,000 years of cohabitation has made our pets finely tuned interpreters of human emotion https://on.natgeo.com/2ZfIChl
Despite being the world’s largest oceanic stingray, this species is very rarely spotted alive, and almost nothing is known about it https://on.natgeo.com/30j0zch
Tens of thousands of caves sprawl beneath Tennessee’s hills and farmlands, making for the perfect spelunking road trip https://on.natgeo.com/30g9rPW
Sit back and enjoy the rest of #WorldPhotographyDay with some awe-inspiring images of wildlife! #WorldPhotoDay
Every three years, there’s a global meeting to talk about the international wildlife trade. Keep up with it here, and follow @Dina_Maron, @rfobar, and @Rachael_Bale for more https://on.natgeo.com/2KGnhWg
Is climate change happening too fast for animals to save themselves—and their future offspring—by adapting quickly? https://on.natgeo.com/2Ne7AYd
"The orphans spend several hours every day attending forest school where they learn the skills necessary to be either returned or introduced into the Bornean forest," writes Your Shot photographer Mark Edward Harris #WorldOrangutanDay https://on.natgeo.com/30haQFD
They look like nondescript rocks—and they could be hiding in plain sight all over the world https://on.natgeo.com/2Z2AOQQ
We've brought stunning photos to readers around the world for over a century—take a look back at some of our favorites #WorldPhotoDay https://on.natgeo.com/2ZjbipE
RT @CaseFoundation: Did you catch @60Minutes last night? They investigated the enormous impact of plastics in our oceans—a topic @NatGeo Ch…
Earth's inner core is a roughly moon-size ball of iron floating within an ocean of molten metal—meaning it's free to turn independently from our planet’s large-scale spin https://on.natgeo.com/2ZeEvlE
"Vaccines save us from diseases, then cause us to forget the diseases from which they save us" https://on.natgeo.com/2NfESpF
Here are 50 images that depict love and pain—as well as bravery and resilience—across the world #WorldPhotoDay https://on.natgeo.com/2KHsBsB
Photographer Ulla Lohmann captured this epic scene as geologist Sebastian Hofman was about to take off on a paraglider over the edge of a Tanna Island volcano in Vanuatu https://on.natgeo.com/2Hdhsxy
Take to the trees and swing with baby orangutans as they learn how to be wild in Borneo’s rainforest #WorldOrangutanDay https://on.natgeo.com/33BS9i6
See photos from the country totally frozen in the golden age of Soviet aviation https://on.natgeo.com/2Z2M7IT
The non-negotiable, one-shot challenge requires pulling oneself up from an “unexpected” fall through the ice https://on.natgeo.com/33Ir3WI
These endangered wild dogs' survival depends entirely on their ability to work together
New research points to shale gas operations as the culprit behind an increase in the amount of methane added to the atmosphere in the past decade https://on.natgeo.com/2ZazLNR
They look like nondescript rocks—and they could be hiding in plain sight all over the world https://on.natgeo.com/31Jkp0w
A human figure emphasizes the scale in this epic view of Mount Hesten in Norway captured by Your Shot photographer Viacheslav Timoshenko https://on.natgeo.com/2NeA4kk
Tens of thousands of caves sprawl beneath Tennessee’s hills and farmlands, making for the perfect spelunking road trip https://on.natgeo.com/2Zflb3X
The Pinocchio frog is just one of a handful of New Guinea tree frogs in the same genus that sport these spiky noses, or rostrums https://on.natgeo.com/30hRm42
Photographer Ulla Lohmann captured this epic scene as geologist Sebastian Hofman was about to take off on a paraglider over the edge of a Tanna Island volcano in Vanuatu https://on.natgeo.com/30fSFAa
Scientists have identified a new sensory organ in mice—and it most likely exists in humans, too https://on.natgeo.com/30fLB6C
The iconic predator had one of the keenest senses of smell among all extinct dinosaurs—only slightly less powerful than that of a modern house cat https://on.natgeo.com/30hZjGg
From medieval architecture to idyllic beaches, this Spanish island has more to offer than its glitzy reputation suggests https://on.natgeo.com/2YZifNl
Puerto AlegrĂ­a, Peru, was notorious for illegal wild animal encounters. Today, the community has hope that a shift towards ethical tourism will still draw visitors https://on.natgeo.com/31LJiIU
Rosewood is the world’s most trafficked wild product by value or volume—more than ivory, rhino horn, and pangolin scales combined https://on.natgeo.com/2KDosWz
RT @NatGeo: “Microplastic is in the air, and it's not unlikely that we also inhale some of it” https://on.natgeo.com/2ZeRDam
 
 
 
 
 
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