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Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) - It’s a race against time! Early one morning inside a moulin on the Aletsch glacier in Switzerland, an explorer installs another ice screw to secure his rope during a journey into the unknown, just before the sun rises and the ice-cold meltwater plummets down and
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Cheetah cubs stick close to their mother in Masai Mara National Reserve: on.natgeo.com/1KmVBif pic.twitter.com/GtAPmFENgr
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Photo @ladzinski / A cracked sky raining beams of light down onto the #NgorongoroCrater in Tanzania. The crater is a world heritage sight, home to approx 25,000 animals in the 100 square mile natural habitat.
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photo by @joelsartore | A king penguin rookery from South Georgia Island's St. Andrews Bay. #joelsartore #photoark #beautiful #photooftheday #penguin
@FransLanting This leopard was an embodiment of stealth as it eased through tall grass on a floodplain in northern Botswana. I panned my camera along with his strides to create a smooth impression of movement, but managed to keep his hunting eye in sharp focus. This photograph is featured in my new
Photo by Stephanie Sinclair @stephsinclairpix Portrait of Veronika Sindelárová, as she holds her youngest child Fabián, 1, in Ostrava, Czech Republic. For the past few weeks I've been leading National Geographic's Your Shot assignment "Mother and Child," which ends tomorrow. The three week assignme
Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // I was traveling along the Pakistan/Afghanistan border, and saw a group of Kuchi nomads. The numbers of this nomadic people are shrinking because of continual war, ethnic tensions, and years of drought. Landmines have also restricted grazing areas. Many now liv
Photo by @amivitale. Meet Machine, a resident #bloodhound sniffer dog at @loisaba_conservancy where @nature_africa works in Laikipia, northern #Kenya. These dogs protect #people and #wildlife against poaching and crime. @nature_africa @nature_org @nrt_kenya @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nikonus
Don't miss the chance to submit your top shots to the Traveler Photo Contest: on.natgeo.com/1KkTmMk pic.twitter.com/dnjs020FjX
Photo by Michael Yamashita @yamashitaphoto #Onassignment shooting story on #Mazu, Goddess of the sea, protector of sailors and fishermen, and most popular God in #Taiwan. I shot this imaginatively rainbow colored sunshade at the Grand Temple of Lu Erh Men in #Tainan, the largest temple dedicated to
Photo by @petekmuller/@prime_collective for @natgeo. Residents of the village of #Meliandou, #Guinea unwind in the afternoon. Meliandou is a very small village (pop 400) located in Guinea's largely isolated forest region. It's approximately ten miles from the border town of #Gueckedou, a major trans
photo by // @drewtrush Flying by the seat of my pants through the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem this morning. In my mind, there’s no better way to experience the landscape. Where will your adventures be taking you? Let me see your best adventure selfie’s by tagging them #wayoutthere ! Can’t wai
Image by @beverlyjoubert. The great wildebeest migration is in full swing with almost two million wildebeest crossing into the Maasai Mara from the Serengeti. They follow a relentless drive in the path of rains and fresh grass. River crossings are where they are at their most vulnerable from predato
Photograph by @thomaspeschak June/July is sardine run time off South Africa's East Coast. Long-beaked common dolphins are the only predators that hunt cooperatively and control the behavior of the sardines. Working together they carve smaller pieces, so called ‘baitballs’ off kilometer long shoals,
Photo @ladzinski / A beaconing beam of the northern lights pointing towards the summit of a remote tower in Eastern Greenland. This tower was the very goal that climbing team @mikelibecki and @ethan_pringle had their sights set on, watching it highlighted under the light of the #auroraBorealis was b
Photo @coryrichards On assignment for @natgeo with @intotheokavango. The story of a land mine is long and convoluted. First, the earth provides the ingredients for the explosives. Sophisticated minds come together to design a weapon with diabolical efficacy. The design is fabricated en mass and the
photo by @joelsartore | Polar bears at the Columbus Zoo. #joelsartore #photoark #beautiful #photooftheday #bear
Seaside Grass in a bog filled landscape, Codroy Valley, Newfoundland. @robertclarkphoto
Photograph by @paulnicklen while #onassignment for @natgeo. A Kermode Bear, also known as a Spirit Bear falls into a deep sleep under an old-growth red-cedar tree in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia. A Spirit Bears is actually a black bear that possesses a rare recessive gene that tur
Find out what happens when the cape cobra meets it's sworn enemy – the mongoose #CobraMafia on.natgeo.com/1CCQDaG pic.twitter.com/EoWwbfuys9
Photo by David Guttenfelder || @dguttenfelder. Wearing balloon costumes in rainbow hues, Gay Pride parade participants walk through downtown Minneapolis, MN this morning. Across the USA, Gay Pride parades were held two days after the landmark Supreme Court ruling affirmed same-sex marriage as a righ
Photograph by @thomaspeschak A hooded nudibranch (a shell-less marine mollusk) swims through the inky tannin rich waters of the mouth of a Great Bear Rainforest river. Tall trees line the banks where the river water clashes with the salty seawater of the Pacific Ocean. #britishcolumbia #underwater #
Young hand, old hand @ Chinese board game. @joemcnallyphoto #Beijing #picoftheday #onassignment
Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz on assignment for @natgeo Crowds swarmed the new Whitney Museum on the first day it was open to the public this spring. It has a prime location between the High Line pedestrian walkway and the recently re-landscaped parkland of the Hudson River waterfron




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