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Photos: Kayaking in Glacier National Park, wildlife sightings in Yellowstone, and more
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Brazil's severe drought dries up reservoirs:
8-year-old Jake uses a cattle fence to climb down from his horse as he helps his parents Jim and Sandy Morgan round up the family's cows near Bridger, Montana. iPhone picture by David Guttenfelder @dguttenfelder photographing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem towns for National Geographic Magazine.
The Hercules A galaxy reveals its superpowered core:
Marine biologist discovers a hidden world of neon fish:
Photo by @pedromcbride (Pete McBride) // "It’s like walking a dinosaur spine," @mountainworld said as we approached the summit of Mt. #Kenya’s 17,058 foot Batian Peak. A lightning storm stopped us in our tracks as rocks audibly buzzed with static electricity. Mt. Kenya produces 70% Kenya’s water and
4 lessons on how to stop Ebola:
Via @robertclarkphoto A young dancer from Taquile dressed in the regional clothes for a festival honoring the patron saint of the region, St. James (San Santiago), which coincides with the Taquile Textile fair. As a result, the festivals inculcate a melting pot of all the expert textile artists of
Friday Fact: You can see autumn leaves from Space.
Photo by @amivitale. Olive, the St. Bernard, enjoys the morning in Ventura Beach in California. #ocean #beach #NikonNoFilter #nofilter #nikon #d750 #nikonambassador #amivitale #photojournalism @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #dogs #puppies @nikonusa
Encounters with creatures found nowhere else on Earth:
Photo by @paulnicklen while #onassignment for @natgeo in Hawaii with @cristinamittermeier and @SeaLegacy. The Hōkūle'a sails off of Oahu on a training run for an epic voyage. We were very fortunate to spend time with this iconic vessel and crew. We were trying to capture the history and the spiri
Photo: Hikers tackle the Highline Trail in Glacier National Park
photograph by @vincentjmusi Combahee River, ACE Basin Photographing aerials is a frustratingly delicate balancing act of weather, budget and persistence. You wait, hope, plan, fail and repeat. Just 30 miles from Charleston, South Carolina lies the ACE Basin. An estuary formed by the confluence of
Elusive wolverine nicknamed the "devil bear" spotted on camera:
Photo by @randyolson these stick fighting photographs go with Neil’s text that we are both tagging #watershedstories. @neilshea13 writes When I found him later all his bluster had gone. He was tired, hollow with loss. I asked about the girl for whom he had fought and he shrugged. In the end it turn
@HawkeyeHuey and I are running an assignment on @natgeo's Your Shot site right now. This weekend is the last chance to make photos with your children for the assignment! One tip: If you have a small child I'd recommend an instant camera. Hawkeye uses a #FujiInstax210 so that he can see and feel the
Photo @ladzinski / it's no mystery why #ZionNationalPark is among the most visited parks in the United States. The high sandstone walls are incredibly beautiful to walk amongst. If you're a rock climber it's a place to find endless adventure on the sandstone cliffs. @cheynelempe and @angelajpayne se
Watch: Go inside an Ebola clinic in West Africa
Photo by @davidalanharvey. Young family on the dunes of Jockeys Ridge State Park in Nags Head NC.
Male birds poison themselves to look healthier:
iPhone photo by @michaelchristopherbrown. A fisherman carries water down to a boat in the City of Malabon, Phillipines.
Photo by @renan_ozturk @camp4collective // #onassignment for the #MyanmarClimb. We are taking our first rest day in the jungle village Dashuhtu, now just 5 or 6 walking days from the base camp of Hkakabo Razi. Once an animistic tribe, this village of just 250 people is now mostly Christian except fo
Photo by @thomaspeschak Researcher Rich Baxter releases a Aldabra Giant Tortoises after taking blood samples for genetic profiling. A collaborative research project between the Seychelles Island Foundation and the University of Zurich is collecting vital data to help design future conservation measu
Rare snow leopards photographed on Mount Everest:
Monster sunspot threatens Earth with solar storms:
Custom painted in flames and parked on the roadside in Bearcreek, Montana. iPhone picture by David Guttenfelder @dguttenfelder while photographing life in the gateway towns around Yellowstone National Park for @natgeo.
World's longest snake has virgin birth—first recorded in species:
Photo by @davidalanharvey. ROBERT FRANK. New York City. Oct 21, 2014. Thank you Instagram for inviting me to the Aperture Foundation Gala dinner honoring THE living legend of our art and craft Mr. Robert Frank. By the way the room is filled with photo world legends. I am simply trying to soak it all
U.S. indictment accuses South African brothers of trafficking rhino horns:
South America's early migrants reached a remote oasis more than 14,000 feet high:
Photo: @stevewinterphoto Today,Oct 23rd, marks the first International Day of the Snow Leopard! Snow leopards are among the most elusive of the big cats, which makes them the least understood. There are between 4,500-7,500 left in the wild which sadly has earned them a spot on the IUCN Red List of T
Watch: Dead mice get second "life"
Photo by @DavidDoubilet. A school of #barracuda form a question mark pattern around a #diver in #sipadan #malaysia. Barracuda form schools during the day as a defensive behavior. With @natgeo @natgeo creative @thephotosociety for #stadtmuseum #schleswig #nikon
@marcusbleasdale A Peuhl victim of the anti Balaka violence in #CARcrisis. He was attacked by machete when herding cattle in the bush. He escaped and hid in the bush for several days. The conflict in ongoing in Central African Republic but Amadju is now safe in the refugee camp in Cameroon. @humanri
Photo tip: How to photograph the Milky Way
Detail of photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). At the annual Dumchi festival in Phortse, grieving parents Phu Dorji and Phura Yangi are honored with khata, ceremonial scarves, in memory of their son, DaRita Sherpa, who died of high-altitude-related causes on #Everest in 2013. To see the full image
Some of our favorite camera trap footage of lions, coyotes, and prairie dogs:
New tarantula discovered, named after John Lennon:
One of the perks of my job as a National Geographic Photographer & combined with the type work that I do, is the behinds the scenes access that I have at some of the world’s great museums. This Victorian era egg collection was shot at a museum in #NewCastle England. The Great North Museum: Hancock i
Snow leopards have declined by 20 percent over the past two decades:
photograph by @vincentjmusi Eroding Live Oak, Incoming Tide on the Atlantic Ocean at Botany Bay Island. Just 30 miles from Charleston, South Carolina lies the ACE Basin. An estuary formed by the confluence of the rivers Ashepoo, Combahee and Edisto and preserved by the confluence of a community.
Photo by @haarbergphoto (Orsolya Haarberg) Foggy spruce #forest in the #Bihor mountains in #Transylvania, #Romania. More than 25% of the country is forested which gives home to a great variety of wildlife and the largest brown bear population in Europe (outside Russia). @thephotosociety #fog
Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) Low hanging clouds and fog welcome the sun as it rises over rice fields in the Punakha Valley. This is the time of the year when rice is harvested here in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Traveling with my #NGExpeditions group. @thephotosociety @natgeotravel #galaxyS5  #bhu
A breaching humpback whale leaps out of the water in British Columbia: