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A warthog is no match for even a single lioness. This female had her cubs nearby and was teaching them to hunt - skills they will need to survive in the wild. Once she had the situation under control, they stepped in to help secure the meal.
Starting tonight, Nat Geo WILD presents a week dedicate
Photo by @michaelclarkphoto // The Alps rising steeply above the alpine village of Chamonix, France. Shown in this image are the Glacier du Plan, the Aiguille de Blaitiere and the Dent du Caiman – all shrouded in clouds. #chamonix #France #alps
Photo by @ErikaSkogg // Sunrise over Cuba's capital city of #Havana with the Straits of Florida in the background. Travelers to #Cuba may encounter spotty electricity and even colonial-era plumbing. A rapidly growing tourism industry is pushing Cuba’s infrastructure to its limits so please come arme
We made our way to Ranthambhore National Park in India with the goal of seeing tigers and this was our first of several sightings. We were able to stay with this female most of the morning as she patrolled her territory. It was a privilege to see her in the wild and to learn about what is being done
Exploration is something wired in us humans, so rappeling down the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone only felt fitting when trekking the off-trail hike of Orderville Canyon. To get to the trail-head required a high clearance 4-wheel drive vehicle with a road that's so na
Video @ladzinski / ▶️🔊👆🏻Sunset aerials over beautiful #Valparaíso Chile. Seen from above, an aerial view gives a whole new perspective to this historic world heritage city. From the #ParroquiaSanLuisGonzaga in the high neighborhoods, to #WulffCastle perched on the sea, the beauty of this expansiv
Lots to be thankful for today, including nature's beautiful sunrises like this one shot on a recent trip to Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia. // photo by @jonathan_irish
Photo by @CarltonWard // I am thankful for everyone helping protect wild Florida and share its story! Florida was the site of the first Thanksgiving, by they way, 50 years before Jamestown. Expedition DAY 10 >> A breathtaking sunrise announced our first morning exploring Chassahowitzka Nationa
A lion cub demonstrates its stalking skills at an early age. Taken while on safari in South Africa. Photo by @andywcoleman #bigcats @natgeocreative
Check the link in our bio for the full list of our 20 Best Trips of 2016! Our editors selected these destinations by focusing on timeliness, cultural authenticity and sustainability. Where would you go?
Today's #ChaseAdventureContest photo by @utkankocaturk features silhouettes of sunlit surfers near Point Mugu, California.
In the Heart of The Sea - in theaters December 11 - is a sweeping epic about chasing adventure across the high seas. Show us how you chase adventure by entering the #ChaseAdve
Photo by @KristaRossow. The Costa del Sol town of Marbella is glitzy on the outside but has a charming, fountain-filled center complete with traditional Andalusian whitewashed buildings. #Spain
The 10 mile hike into Havasupai can be a little deceiving at first. With the dry geography and temperatures that reach in the hundreds, I couldn't help but to think what I got myself into. Then you start to see the trickle of aqua marine water. Arriving at Havasu Falls is almos
Photo by @hellokrisdavidson // As a child in Sweden adventuring about in the Arctic Circle with my family, I always imagined that the reindeer antlers were tree branches. Of course, they are not. But I was so happy to get this shot of the antlers in the mist and the tree line in the distance. Pictur
Photo by @carltonward // A herd of migrating desert elephants moves through acacia scrub surrounding Lake Banzena, the sole source of water during the peak of the dry season in this part of Mali's Sahel, a region below the bend in the Niger River south of Timbuktu. These elephants survive by migrati
Today's #ChaseAdventureContest featured image is a dramatic shot of a man swimming off the coast of the Philippines, submitted by @bernardgonzal.
In the Heart of The Sea - in theaters December 11 - is a sweeping epic about chasing adventure across the high seas. Show us how you chase adventure by
Cuban street performer poses with an oversized cigar in Plaza de la Catedral #Havana #Cuba Photo by @ErikaSkogg
Photo by @michaelclarkphoto // Ghost like figures pushing up the sides of a hot air balloon at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, the largest ballooning festival in the world. While at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in previous years, I noticed the shadows of people walking between the balloons. On my
A silhouette of a young cheetah as he sits on a ridge in the morning light. We went to this spot before sunrise hoping to see cheetah or lion in this type of light and got lucky. This cheetah and his two siblings didn't sit around too long and were off to hunt at first light. Starting on Friday, N
Photo by @jonathankingston (12 of 12) As the MV National Geographic Sea Bird made its way back across the Hecate Strait towards British Columbia, we were treated to this spectacular display by a humpback whale. A breathtaking experience that capped off an incredible few days exploring the Haida Gw
Photo by @jonathankingston (11 of 12) The treasures of Haida Gwaii are immense. It is a land of incredible landscapes, and a place of warm welcoming people – a place looking to the future while celebrating and preserving the past. On a personal note, it is incredibly inspiring to witness the deep r
Photo by @jonathankingston (10 of 12) A Haida master carver brings a totem pole to life at the Carving House in the Haida Heritage Center at Kay Llnagaay on Graham Island. This is one of the epicenters of the Haida cultural revival where expert craftsmen pass on their knowledge to a younger genera
I'm happy to have chosen one of my photos for the cover of National Geographic Traveler.
Photo by @jonathankingston (9 of 12) As we made our way to the northern end of Graham Island and the town of Old Massett, we were welcomed at the longhouse of local artist and cultural leader Christian White. This stunning totem pole was carved by Christian and is indicative of the cultural reviva
Photo by @jonathankingston (8 of 12) Tucked into the rugged landscape of Haida Gwaii, the village of Queen Charlotte was established when the first sawmill began operating in the islands in the early 1900’s. These days, as the economy has shifted away from logging, the charming seaside hamlet of Q