today at 11:13.
"Fingerprinting" cheetahs is a non-invasive way to identify individual cats in the wild. #BigCatWeek
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today at 11:45
I literally just said in my own head 'that sounds hard. Why don't they just count how many tails they have'
What the hell is happening to my brain
Did I just think every cheetah has a different number of tails? I need a week of sleep
Pam Wall Trimmer
today at 11:36
Love cheetahs. a zoo in NZ had hand raised ones that used to walk though the zoo with their keeper.
today at 11:40
Olha amor Jayne Melo!! Vc curte essa página?? Acho q vai gostar
today at 08:15.
Our video of the day: The cock-eyed squid gets its name from—you guessed it—its mismatched eyes.
Meet a Squid With One Weird Eye
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today at 08:39
I think I seen one of these at a Whitehouse press conference.
Amela Starogorac Daw
today at 09:32
Shawnnah, look, I found Precila's spirit animal! 😂😂😂😂
Love Quotes and Sayings
today at 08:19
The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude to the problem. - Captain Jack Sparrow
today at 05:17.
Named for a gnome of Brazilian folklore, this newly discovered species of opossum has been hiding in plain sight.
New Redheaded Opossum Named After Magical Gnome
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Alexandre Augusto Garcia
today at 05:48
Saci is not a gnome. It's a one-legged negro or mulatto youngster with a red cap who plays evil pranks on people but grants them wishes if they catch him.
Lisa Cobb Eaton
today at 05:21
Wow, that is a beautiful opossum. (Which is rare to say. LOL)
today at 05:52
Should have named it Ellie....as in the movie IceAge.
today at 03:15.
This baby elephant was shot by poachers—but now he's up and walking again.
Baby Elephant Rescued
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today at 03:46
Yet another sad example of human cruelty toward animals... but thankful for the humans in the anti-poaching patrol who saved this little one. We humans also need to end our institutionalized cruelty that is factory farming where pigs, cows, chickens, etc. are bred and born into lives of cruelty before suffering painful, stressful deaths at slaughterhouses.
Judith O'Neill Yoppi
today at 04:00
I saw this baby when visiting the orphanage in November. While the injury is certainly horrific, this little one appears to be thriving under the loving care he receives. The David Sheldrick orphanage is definitely worthy of support
today at 03:25
These poachers are sick. They deserve to get shot like that to see what they feel I hope they never have a member of their family get shot.
today at 01:15.
"Any time I lose a lion, it's like losing a member of my family," says Jeneria Lekilelei of the Samburu tribe. #BigCatWeek
Raised to Kill Lions, This Kenyan Warrior Now Saves Them
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today at 01:33
This is amazing and they are such beautiful people!!!
Ahmed Dahir Abdi
today at 01:44
thank national geography for visit my county SAMBURU County in Kenya
today at 01:44
Brave Progressives. Amazing.
yesterday at 23:21.
Watch: It may look like a sinkhole or a gigantic whirlpool, but this mesmerizing footage actually shows a “spillway” built by engineers.
See Mammoth 'Hole' Open In This Lake
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yesterday at 23:28
pity the car that accidentally breaks the road barrier, plops in next to this thing, passes thru the "event horizon", and then gets jammed in the bottom. ugghhh
today at 00:53
Reading through this comment string has killed my faith in mankind.... I swear I lost brain cells to this.... we, as a race, are doomed if this comment thread is the sum total of our shared average IQ
today at 04:16
André ils se sont compliqué la vie ces ingénieurs, en lieu et place de faire réaliser des conduites forcées au pied du barrage avec des vannes pour des lâchers de barrage préventifs.... quel gaspillage d'énergie hydroélectrique ! Si tu me contredis je te jette dans le "water skinhole" ! 😂
yesterday at 20:48.
Photos of school children in rural China making the dangerous climb to school have prompted authorities to take action.
Kids Commute to Clifftop School With Death-Defying Ladders
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yesterday at 20:51
I struggled to get out of bed during my school days.
yesterday at 20:58
Of course I wouldn't send my kids to school there but then again, I don't live in a remote village in China. They definitely don't need a physical education class. I read that they are hoping the new ladder would attract tourism...someone, somewhere will complain it's not handicap accessible. I get the feeling once tourism arrives, they'll wish the children climbing an old bamboo ladder had never been noticed. But such a beautiful view.
yesterday at 20:58
Given the fact that the Chinese government painted mountains green in preparation for the Beijing Olympics, I wouldn't trust any photos of a new, safer stairway... Cheaper to fake the photos and ban foreigners with cameras (or smartphones).
yesterday at 18:20.
Last year the government seized the monastery’s tigers. Now a new zoo that could house up to 500 tigers is nearing completion.
Months After Raid on Infamous Tiger Temple, Plans for Offshoot Zoo Forge Ahead
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yesterday at 18:51
Wow they abuse their animals, have absolutely no respect for them, and continue to destroy the environment, so let's let them have 500 tigers under their care at one zoo. That sounds great. Smh.................. These people are the scum of the earth an I'd wipe the floor with them if I got 1 second of a chance!
yesterday at 19:22
That's nearly 1/6 of current population in the wild. If the Zoo was run as a nature reserve and handled by people experienced in caring for and breeding tigers, with a wild-release program, I'd be all for it.
yesterday at 18:59
Shame on Thailand nudist temple,shame on the government and all people who are involved in the tiger illegal trade and abuse,and finally SHAME on all the people who go in all these places to take pictures The these beautiful animals!
I wish I have the power to chain them instead of the tigers and see how they are going to feel!
Shame on all Buddhist that are accepting this to happened!
yesterday at 16:10.
“I’m not looking for separate but equal. I’m looking for the same opportunities that my peers enjoy every day,” says Gavin Grimm, a transgender high school student.
A Transgender Student's Case Against the School Board
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yesterday at 17:33
Learn about the science behind gender here:
[ Nationalgeographic.com Link ]
yesterday at 16:30
Wow, a lot of mean comments! How do you think he (and other students) would feel with him heading into the girls bathroom? It would probably make him and others uncomfotable.
yesterday at 16:31
Best of luck and good wishes for success. I hope they hear your message and open their ears and eyes.
yesterday at 15:30.
Playful elephant amusing themselves in the rain. Welcome to #safariLIVE! Join us on a daily live safari as we go in search of wild animals in the African wilderness. Please ask our expert guides in the comments below!
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yesterday at 15:42
My lamps and my decors are elephants sculptures😊😊😊😍🐘
yesterday at 15:34
You've got to come to see wild elephants in Thailand forest. They're incredible.
yesterday at 15:36
Enough with the bubbles already. 30 seconds of them and my vision is blurred. Love the animals; I'll try covering bottom of screen. (Save your smart remarks, young man; they're 85-year-old eyes.)
yesterday at 13:19.
Watch: The competition for survival unfolds in the cat-eat-dog world of the African grasslands. #BigCatWeek
Landscape of Fear
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The Law of Attraction - What we think we become.
yesterday at 13:22
At the end of life, what really matters is not what we bought but what we built; not what we got but what we shared; not competence but our character; and not our success but our significance. Live a life that matters. Live a life of Love.
Love Quotes and Sayings
yesterday at 13:21
The choice to have a great attitude is something no circumstance can take from you. - Zig Ziglar
yesterday at 13:37
It is like cats
yesterday at 11:20.
What goes on in the jungle when no one’s looking? Thanks to camera trap footage, we have a good idea.
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Tania Kazi Hassan
yesterday at 11:33
monkey found the camera
yesterday at 11:56
Love it...but hope no one uses the same strategy for bad purposes. I have lost my faith in people.
Lory O'Regard Beau
yesterday at 12:39
Adham Sh lovely you!!! You're a super star!! They caught you at the very end of the video 😯😻😂
yesterday at 08:19.
Following public outcry, the U.S. government has reposted a fraction of the deleted animal welfare data. Here's what we know so far.
U.S. Backtracks on Purge of Animal Abuse Records
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yesterday at 08:22
Why would you even want to delete this stuff? Are they just determined to be dicks for the sake of it now?
yesterday at 12:37
One tiny step toward gaining back some of the progress made toward ending animal cruelty. I cannot believe that there has been so little media coverage of this issue, and we cannot back off until we at least get back to where we were.
yesterday at 13:30
We need to stop the abuse of all animals. We should be able to stop testing on animals as so many of the tests don't seem to make a difference when the items/drugs reach the public(note the number of items pulled from the market or the warnings of side affects increased after the public starts using the products )
yesterday at 05:18.
From petroglyphs to castles carved into hilltops, explore our night sky at these amazing archaeological sites.
Top Ancient Sites for Stargazing
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yesterday at 05:32
Here is a worthy bucket list! I would love to view the night sky from these sites. Dreams ❤
yesterday at 05:46
Would love to see the stars from the top of Jebel al Lawz.
yesterday at 05:55
Waow this is so cool! my kind of camping :)
yesterday at 03:30.
After 24 days in the field, photographer Steve Winter finally caught sight of a tiger cub. “I cried like a baby … one frame out of five was perfect,” he says. #BigCatWeek
6 Nat Geo Photographers Share Their Favorite Wild Cat Moments
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yesterday at 07:20
Ive seen enough tigers, lions n bears. Nat Geo, how about taking a big step forwatd in the fight for animal rights n freedom, and letting wild animals remain wild. Still said, thats a beautiful picture.
yesterday at 04:01
Beautiful photos, but a couple of the accompanying stories are sad. I wish these beautiful creatures could live their lives free from human interference.
yesterday at 04:50
I am glad that National Geographic chose to share the heartbreaking stories that went with these heartwarming pictures so people can see both sides of the story.
yesterday at 01:31.
Chimpanzees are no strangers to lethal violence, but killing within a community is rare.
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yesterday at 02:04
Beware the beast Man, for he is the Devil's pawn. Alone among God's primates, he kills for sport or lust or greed. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother's land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours. Shun him; drive him back into his jungle lair, for he is the harbinger of death.
yesterday at 03:54
I don't remember animal videos and documentaries having all these trigger warnings on them till recently. It's ridiculous.
today at 01:15
So at the start it says warning this shows it getting beaten, murdered and cannibalized... Well no it showed non of that.. All it showed was a dead chimp getting dragged around.. Wtf is going on with this page? You're putting awful false stuff like that on just to bait people in to watching it?
yesterday at 00:30.
See what happens when filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert started filming their neighbor's cat the same way they've filmed lions and leopards for 35 years. #BigCatWeek
Unleashing the Wild Soul of the Cat
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yesterday at 03:26
We love our "little tiger", especially when he gets in his "hunting cat, ferocious lord of the jungle" moods 😄. He is our little tiger, and he loves us, always suddenly there whenever someone's upset.....but not so keen on us when we bust him playing "big cat" in the back yard, then he gives us a look like "gee thanks for patronising me, hate you all. I'm going to go kill your socks under the bed" 💖
yesterday at 02:23
Cats are behind on the domesticated evolutionary time span compared to canines by thousands of years. Hence some are not cuddly yet.
My cat is a luv bug!
yesterday at 09:23
Tracy Zabel I want to see this! Plus Doug loves watching animals on tv... you might have to try it with leroy and buddy!
02/22/2017 at 22:30.
As two divers zeroed in on a fight between a red octopus and a swimmer crab, an unexpected visitor gave their footage a shocking end.
This Battle Between an Octopus and a Crab Has a Surprising Twist
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02/22/2017 at 22:36
I think the real twist was that Santa Claus was there laughing at it all.
02/22/2017 at 22:36
LMAO those divers really screwed that octopus over. If it hadnt had their lights on him he couldve just caught the crab and had a happy dinner, but they exposed him to Whiskers. Evil.
Levi Mark McGlinchey
02/22/2017 at 22:44
>Interested by mysterious title, clicks link
>Reads caption, surprise is ruined. Decided to click play anyway, could still be good.
>Advertisement plays instead
>Sighs and clicks close
Balls to you Nat Geo!
02/22/2017 at 20:30.
Travel the world from your armchair with these 12 books set everywhere from India to Sweden.
Around the World in 12 Books
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02/22/2017 at 20:58
Hi all! What other books would you recommend?
02/22/2017 at 20:38
Teneille Garton since you are working your way through a list of books this year I thought you might be interested in this. 🤗
02/22/2017 at 20:40
The Hundred Year Old Man who Escaped Out of the Window takes you all over the world.
02/22/2017 at 18:13.
NASA has announced the discovery of seven Earth-size worlds orbiting a star just 39 light-years away. Here's what you need to know about the alien planets.
Seven Alien 'Earths' Found Orbiting Nearby Star
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02/22/2017 at 18:15
I firmly believe space exploration can save humanity. We're better when we have a big collaborative project. Something better than war or corporate capitalism or arguing on Facebook.
40 light years is nothing for a self sustaining mini-civilization containing ecosystem spaceship or freezer people.
02/22/2017 at 18:24
5,878,499,810,000 miles for 1 light year, and theres 39 between the newly discovered planets and us (give or take a few 100,000) miles and your at your destination. Its just around the corner....
02/22/2017 at 18:20
I'm genuinely curious. The scientists talk a lot about needing water for life etc and I understand that, but is there ever any credible discussion about "life" being something completely different to how we understand it (Yes, think Star Trek!) or are we completely limited to "life" being only those carbon based entities that mirror our own evolution and makeup?