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Snow at the top of Bear Tooth Pass, Montana. iPhone photo by David Guttenfelder @dguttenfelder on assignment for @Natgeo @natgeoparks @natgeocreative in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
"Adorably cute" tiny primate discovered in southeastern Philippines:
Microbes discovered in subglacial Antarctic lake:
Photo @coryrichards One of the most prolific climbers of our time @alexhonnold climbing one of the best pieces of granite on the planet...the Salathe Headwall on El Capitan, 3,000 ft above the valley floor. @thephotosociety @thenorthface #neverstopexploring @ladzinski @andy_mann @3stringsproductions
Successful Marburg virus treatment offers hope for Ebola patients:
Why the current mass extinction matters:
Mystery solved: How snakes climb trees
Photos: Not your average pets
Photo @ladzinski / A sleepy sunrise in #PuttermanCanyon finds this young and perseverant #Juniper happy at home and rooted in the slick rock. It's tough to beat the unique beauty of Moab UT. @natgeocreative #Earth365
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). Author Mark Jenkins looking for #AmericanCathedrals in #YosemiteNationalPark. Half Dome in the distance.
Taken by @stevemccurryofficial in Afghanistan // “A landscape might be denuded, a human settlement abandoned or lost, but always, just beneath the ground lies history of preposterous grandeur... They are everywhere, these individuals of undaunted humankind, irrepressibly optimistic and proud.” - Th
Improved dates show Neanderthals disappeared 40,000 years ago:
Stunning new portrait of two giant star clusters:
A portrait of two Orangutans for the article "The Other Darwin" about field biologist #AlfredRusselWallace. Wallace, suffering from a fever while specimen collecting in #Lombok Indonesia, had a spark of genius. He wrote #CharlesDarwin a letter suggesting #naturalselection as the driving force of #Ev
Can artificial insemination save endangered species?
Jonathan is an African Lion @houstonzoo My colleagues and I @natgeo are driven by a sense of purpose in our work. We make photographs to celebrate, enlighten, challenge and document a changing planet. With the help of zoos we created this portfolio of Big Cats to put you face to face with these mag
Taken while on a @natgeo #assignment with a @sea_legacy donor for a story on orcas and humpbacks in #Norway. Follow @paulnicklen to see more from this coverage. With @cristinamittermeier. A humpback whale flicks its tail across the surface as it gorges on a school of herring in Northern Norway.
Behind the scenes: In the field with firefighters
100,000 elephants killed by poachers in just three years:
State officials in Arkansas will have to cut carbon emissions by nearly 45 percent:
Photo by @jimmy_chin @kashaala carrying a heavy ski mountaineering load to an advanced basecamp deep in the Minya Konka range of western Sichuan Province, China. A 2009 archive photo from a memorable expedition and first ski descent (much of it in a snow storm and in the dark) of 20,000ft+ Reddoma