Burmese pythons are infrequent eaters, so they’re gluttons on the rare occasions when they do eat.
Burmese pythons are infrequent eaters so they’re gluttons on the rare occasions

Giant Python Meals That Went Bust

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Sperm storage is especially useful when the females outlive the males.
Sperm storage is especially useful when the females outlive the males

Sperm Hoarders: Why Animals Store Semen

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Anthony Ponto
Chase Harrison
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Peruse through some of the first photos of the ancient city, published in a 1913 issue of National Geographic.
Peruse through some of the first photos of the ancient city published

These Stunning Pictures Revealed Machu Picchu to the World

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Photographing rare and endangered species for the Photo Ark means Joel Sartore often comes into contact with unfriendly sights and smells.

See more on the next episode of RARE: Creatures of the Photo Ark, Tuesday at 9/8C on PBS.
Photographing rare and endangered species for the Photo Ark means Joel Sartore

RARE: Creatures of the Photo Ark

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Aries Gonzalez
Bride Queenan
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On this day in 1911, archaeologist Hiram Bingham became the first outsider to lay eyes on Machu Picchu. Read the account of his return expedition from a 1913 issue of National Geographic.
On this day in 1911 archaeologist Hiram Bingham became the first outsider

In the Wonderland of Peru—Rediscovering Machu Picchu

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Ethan Reiss
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A good amount of the moon's surface water has already been mapped, but now we have a better idea of what its interior looks like—where water is more abundant than we realized.
A good amount of the moon's surface water has already been mapped

Water Found Deep Inside the Moon—Get the Facts

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Lilith Rithe
Cliff Gulliver
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The Aztec midwife—or tlamatlquiticitl—instituted a remarkable birthing plan, including practical care, drugs for pain relief, and religious ceremonies.
The Aztec midwife—or tlamatlquiticitl—instituted a remarkable birthing plan incl

Call the Aztec Midwife: Childbirth in the 16th Century

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Michelle Kelleher
Michael Tyrel Thompson
Cyndi Magana-Vellos
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Why would giraffes want to munch on bones? [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Why would giraffes want to munch on bones

Giraffe Munching on Bones

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Kamil Güneş
Luca Groenendijk
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A young seal’s playful behavior points to a broader issue: how should we interact with wild animals?
A young seal’s playful behavior points to a broader issue: how should

What to Do When a Wild Seal Hops On Your Kayak

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Claudia Sabine
Kelly Cunningham
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Help us caption this photo by #YourShot Photographer Jim Zuckerman: [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Help us caption this photo by YourShot Photographer Jim Zuckerman:

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Brian Hillier
Sara Kimmig
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This dance move of sorts performed by hawkmoths produces ultrasound—a crucial defense mechanism against bats.
This dance move of sorts performed by hawkmoths produces ultrasound—a crucial defense

Moths Vibrate Their Genitals to Avoid Bats

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Leonard Marc
Esther Gardner
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Men routinely leave the field with bloody faces and broken limbs, and for what? Not the prize—typically a cow and a little money—but for the glory.
Men routinely leave the field with bloody faces and broken limbs and

See the Violent Italian Sport that Inspired Modern Football

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Collin Parish
Daniel Joseph Hill
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07/23/2017 at 22:15. Facebook
If a bear suddenly charged towards your car, what would you do?
If a bear suddenly charged towards your car what would you do

Watch: Bear Storms At Couple in Alaska

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Ross Radley
Abran Castaneda
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07/23/2017 at 20:16. Facebook
Watch as photographer Joel Sartore travels to China, Cameroon, and Spain in the next episode of RARE: Creatures of the Photo Ark, this Tuesday on PBS.
Watch as photographer Joel Sartore travels to China Cameroon and Spain in

Episode 2 Preview of RARE: Creatures of the Photo Ark

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07/23/2017 at 18:15. Facebook
What makes two friends set off in a small, rubber boat in the Arctic Sea to try and catch a massive Greenland shark?
What makes two friends set off in a small rubber boat in

The Strange Quest to Catch a Massive Greenland Shark

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Pat Soriano
Bill Ross
Missy Oakley
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07/23/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
From hummingbirds to lava explosions, which nature photographs from around the world are your favorite? [ Natgeo.com Link ]
From hummingbirds to lava explosions which nature photographs from around the world

Timeline Photos

Carol Toler Vowels
Edwina Caparelli
Jackie Huot Kehoe
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07/23/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
From the Everest Base Camp in Nepal to the Overland Track in Australia, there's a stunning trek for everyone.
From the Everest Base Camp in Nepal to the Overland Track in

These Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

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Barb Sledz
Debbie Fang
Himal Tamang
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07/23/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
Watch: Rare footage from Australia shows an eastern brown—one of the world’s most venomous snakes—swallowing a carpet python whole.
Watch: Rare footage from Australia shows an eastern brown—one of the world’s

Venomous Snake Devours a Python Whole in This Rare Video

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Duane Vail
Marie Louise Hanadi
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07/23/2017 at 07:15. Facebook
Unlike sheep, which are content staying with their herd, goats are naturally curious and independent—and often getting into mischief.
Unlike sheep which are content staying with their herd goats are naturally

See Why Goats Are Some of the Quirkiest Animals

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Dejan Jordan
Leonardo Feletto
Renee BeeBoo Miller
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“The opportunities for what we can discover in this century—and the questions we’ll finally be able to answer—seem almost limitless,” says archaeologist and National Geographic fellow Fredrik Hiebert. See what he thinks this century’s greatest finds will be, and why.
“The opportunities for what we can discover in this century—and the questions

Ancient Mysteries Archaeologists Will Solve This Century

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Ulric Gordon
Ashwini Kumar Srivastava
Bobbie Landis