Taking our understanding and awareness of the world further for 130 years
Take a look back at one of our favorite moments from #YellowstoneLive last year!
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/2ZAy09A
Two fossil teeth found in northwestern Canada confirm that hyenas once lived in the bleak and frigid conditions of the Arctic at least 800,000 years ago https://on.natgeo.com/2Ff6gzd
Multiple states have banned shopping bags, straws, drink stirrers, or foam food packaging—but Vermont is the first to tackle all four in a single bill https://on.natgeo.com/2Kr97cO
A tiny, old star just 12 light-years away might host two temperate, rocky planets nearly identical to Earth in mass https://on.natgeo.com/31FryQm
What does lying tell us about human cognition? Meet a researcher who says that children lying could be a welcome sign of development in our podcast, "Overheard" https://on.natgeo.com/2WPsIow
A devastating earthquake that struck near the Samoan islands in 2009 sparked another slow-burning danger—tectonic jostling that has sent the nearby islands downward https://on.natgeo.com/2Kp24Bg
Those seeking work—or hoping to leave Africa for good—trace a dangerous route across the Sahara desert via military convoy https://on.natgeo.com/2KqpwOs
Despite 10 years of intensive field work in the area, scientists had never heard or recorded the exquisite spike-thumb frog's mating call https://on.natgeo.com/2RjzDW4
In Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, five to seven new species of praying mantises have been discovered https://on.natgeo.com/2MVnCrq
A former artist-in-residence at Grand Canyon National Park shares tips for exploring the canyon and capturing the iconic park’s beauty https://on.natgeo.com/2WIOoTq
Why are golden snub-nosed monkey mamas so generous with their milk? https://on.natgeo.com/2FjjpaO
A pair of black skimmer chicks fight over a small fish in this moment captured by Your Shot photographer Mary McGowan https://on.natgeo.com/31BfeR4
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/2x1Nzea
Across the globe, species are vanishing at rates 1,000 times greater than ever https://on.natgeo.com/2ZuDxhK
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/2MRmZPu
"The road toward peace is going to be long and difficult," writes photographer Pascal Maitrem https://on.natgeo.com/2ZvQV5i
Celebrate #WorldCrocodileDay with this gorgeous footage of these extremely adaptive creatures
A devastating earthquake that struck near the Samoan islands in 2009 sparked another slow-burning danger—tectonic jostling that has sent the nearby islands downward https://on.natgeo.com/2IUijmW
From celebrations to protests, to everyday moments in between, see the world this week through the eyes of our Your Shot photographers https://www.nationalgeographic.com/photography/your-shot/photos-of-the-week/2019/06/best-pictures-week-of-june-14-from-o ur-community/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=social::src=twitter::cmp=editorial::add=tw20190615photo-potwpassion::rid=&sf214384799=1
Welcome to the world, babies of Yellowstone! See the park come alive in #YellowstoneLive, premiering Sunday June 23
In the unforgiving African savanna, giraffe calves have to find their feet in record time https://on.natgeo.com/31CwNAj
Housed in an antique theater, it's easy to see why Argentina's Ateneo Grand Splendid is often called "the world's most beautiful bookstore" https://on.natgeo.com/2Koyax9
Help us caption this image by #YourShot photographer Tomasz Kowalski: https://on.natgeo.com/2MNckVR
In a 30-second exposure, you can trace the insects’ paths: Some make small loops, others move steadily in one direction or another https://on.natgeo.com/2WPlhmo
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/2WM0o6s
A former artist-in-residence at Grand Canyon National Park shares tips for exploring the canyon and capturing the iconic park’s beauty https://on.natgeo.com/2wZDlL3
If you laid out the toothbrushes thrown away in the U.S. in a year, they would wrap around the Earth four times #PlanetOrPlastic https://on.natgeo.com/2IPJcIo
Happy #WorldSeaTurtleDay!
Can photographing the world's species make people care about their fate? See @joelsartore's intimate photographs of the world's animals in the #PhotoArk project https://on.natgeo.com/2WIgO4K
"The road toward peace is going to be long and difficult," writes photographer Pascal Maitrem https://on.natgeo.com/2WPBRTd
Photographer Thomas Peschak recently spent more than a year photographing sea turtles around the world. Can we help them rebound? https://on.natgeo.com/2MSDDyl #WorldSeaTurtleDay
“After poking around the coast line of Hawaii, I stumbled upon this hidden cave with sea turtles venturing out of the water,” writes Your Shot Photographer Leighton Lum https://on.natgeo.com/2WPp9DN
Journey to the African savanna this summer in “The Lion King,” coming to theaters July 19.
The four species of hyena have long been misunderstood as dim-witted, gluttonous scavengers. It’s time to set the record straight https://on.natgeo.com/2wYkqjU
From celebrations to protests, to everyday moments in between, see the world this week through the eyes of our Your Shot photographers https://on.natgeo.com/2WJXqEB
These animals take fatherhood to a new level https://on.natgeo.com/2XgjmXo #FathersDay
New aerial surveys show that just weeks after Botswana lifted its hunting ban, poaching is on the rise in the country https://on.natgeo.com/31DQqbk
Sea turtles are one of a small number of species alive today that once roamed with dinosaurs https://on.natgeo.com/2ZwUs3l #WorldSeaTurtleDay
These houses of worship commissioned by Stephen the Great in the 15th century make up a biblical tapestry of Byzantine art https://on.natgeo.com/2Fcy3jY
Only a limited number of travelers are allowed to visit these caves each year—and getting there can test even the fittest hiker https://on.natgeo.com/2MQrYA9
Here are a few unforgettable ways to get closer to the realms beneath the surface https://on.natgeo.com/2WIvNvA
Housed in an antique theater, it's easy to see why Argentina's Ateneo Grand Splendid is often called "the world's most beautiful bookstore" https://on.natgeo.com/2WRTLot
This family of otters will not be intimidated—not even by a crocodile
At more than 430 miles long, the Mauritania Railway has been transporting iron ore across the blistering heat of the Sahara Desert since 1963 https://on.natgeo.com/2MT3zK0
Whether sprawling stone structures or cliffside temples, these 20 Buddhist temples are architectural marvels https://on.natgeo.com/2WJ7DRH
"The beauty of this tranquil village was really beyond my imagination," writes photographer Weimin Chu, who earned the grand prize for a photo made in Greenland https://on.natgeo.com/2MPaR1x
In a 30-second exposure, you can trace the insects’ paths: Some make small loops, others move steadily in one direction or another https://on.natgeo.com/2WMIhlZ
RT @NatGeo: Not only is it efficient and sustainable, cycling can be the perfect way to explore a city https://on.natgeo.com/2F6Dil0
All of the above is correct! Fruit flies, monkeys, mice, dogs, and rabbits all flew into space before humans. https://on.natgeo.com/2Xf1kow #SpaceSaturday
❓Which animals were launched into space before the first human mission in 1961? #SpaceSaturday 🚀
 
 
 
 
 
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