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In a stunning time-lapse, a filmmaker reveals the first fleeting moments of life for an alpine newt
The planned removal of the Klamath River dams may help restore the declining population of Chinook salmon
Albatrosses can fly millions of miles during a lifetime, but they don’t live a solitary existence
Local organizations have become part of a widespread, informal network of support for vulnerable communities in Athens
In rural Oklahoma, Ryan RedCorn, an Osage photographer, creates portraits that help him tell the stories of his people and his home #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth
"Dear future generations, I hope we will be able to see the Arctic wildlife as we do now," writes Your Shot photographer Florian Ledoux
This shield-like coating is made of calcite with high levels of magnesium, a type found only in one other biological structure: sea urchin teeth, which can grind limestone.
Check out our new #AR experience on Instagram, which allows viewers to place life-size dinosaurs in their space: #NatGeoReimaginingDinos 🦕🦖
"For those of us at the beginning of our adult lives, the faltering start caused by the pandemic means that our choices will matter even more"
"National parks and protected public lands are only as protected as the current generation is willing to stand up for them," says photographer Pete McBride
"This was Squawkzilla. This was a potential horror that was maybe eating other parrots"
While tiny and adorable, grasshopper mice are natural killers from the day they are born
Both land managers and outdoor enthusiasts are working to lighten visitors’ impact on public lands
"To this day I’m still blown away by the video. They look like bumper cars out there."
What does the #Thanksgiving holiday celebrate?
Aside from deciding whether to ask for seconds, not much is said about the guest of honor at the holiday table: the turkey. That’s a shame, since the bird has left a significant mark on history, science, language, and culture #HappyThanksgiving
Climate change is shifting many of the conditions under which the plants thrive, from warming winters to changing summers
Your Shot photographer Zlatko Borenović documented this roe deer as it peeked out from high grasses
From the signing of the Mayflower Compact to the landing at Plymouth Rock, the grade-school story of the Pilgrims doesn’t quite square with the facts
This entire week, we are celebrating what scientists have unearthed about the secrets of dinosaurs in recent years: #NatGeoReimaginingDinos
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