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While many Cubans suffered under Castro’s regime, the island acquired fewer invasive plant species during its economic isolation on.natgeo.com/3qUWcl1
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Egyptian ideas of cosmic order and the needs of the eternal soul were commonly reflected in this distinct style of tomb art on.natgeo.com/3aRYbkv
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The vast majority of animals need to breed to reproduce. But a small subset can have offspring without mating on.natgeo.com/3aPgqqy
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The analysis of the oldest domesticated dog remains yet discovered in the Americas reinforces the very long and deep bond between people and domesticated dogs on.natgeo.com/2NVzwT8
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The lemur was less than a year old, but sometime in her short life she seems to have acquired tuberculosis from a human on.natgeo.com/37Kw30t
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"I assumed I would go into space when I was a little girl" says Mae C. Jemison, (@maejemison) the first Black woman to fly to space
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This is almost certainly the same cardinal spotted in nearby Eerie, PA in Jan 2019, which @Tetrachromatix wrote abt for us @NatGeo. The anomaly is known as a bilateral gynandromorph. In plain language: Half its body is male and the other half is female. nationalgeographic.com/animals/articl…
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Unidentified infections in animals, on farms, or in the wild could undermine our collective efforts to beat back the pandemic on.natgeo.com/3pZMpJf
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On February 24, the FDA released an analysis of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine, confirming that it is safe and effective in preventing #COVID19 on.natgeo.com/3aOJv5n
Have you tried our newest AR filter on Instagram yet? See @NASAPersevere's first panorama of the Mars landscape and learn how it will search for ancient life instagram.com/ar/40272885438…
The original Beetle, or Bug, has largely disappeared from the world’s roads, but from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende, these vintage models roll on on.natgeo.com/3aNGCBS
🚨New ancient dog just dropped!🚨 The 10,150-year-old remains of a dog have been found in an Alaskan cave, the oldest discovered in the Americas. This route may have been how humans and dogs first found the New World as the ice age ended. Me, fo@NatGeoenationalgeographic.com/history/articl…8S
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The yellow and white feathered penguin most likely has a genetic mutation called leucism, in which an animal is mostly white but can produce some pigment on.natgeo.com/3dGiBib
Children’s television creators are developing a new breed of online TV show specifically designed to support kids’ emotional well-being on.natgeo.com/3bubqqA
Get up close with these overlooked underwater species on.natgeo.com/3kisunm
The demand for painted snails—which have long been sought by collectors—is one reason why Cuba lists all six species as critically endangered on.natgeo.com/3bugoDI
The analysis of the oldest domesticated dog remains yet discovered in the Americas reinforces the very long and deep bond between people and domesticated dogs on.natgeo.com/3pQgN8F
The lemur was less than a year old, but sometime in her short life she seems to have acquired tuberculosis from a human on.natgeo.com/3pO5duK
How did a tiny line on a map lead to a deadly conflict on the world’s highest battlefield? Find out on the latest episode of #OverheardNatGeo “Unraveling a Mapmaker’s Dangerous Decision” on.natgeo.com/3pO8Mko
“Wild skating”—or skating on unmaintained lakes and rivers—provides a combination of locomotion and escape on.natgeo.com/37GAd9D
Humans could make it to Mars one day, but for now, our AR experience may be as close as you can get. See the red planet through @NASAPersevere's eyes: instagram.com/ar/40272885438…
Experience the red planet through the eyes of @NASAPersevere in our latest AR experience on @instagram! #CountdownToMars on.natgeo.com/2ZIk4fF
Descendants of the Clotilda, the last slave ship to bring African captives to the U.S., settled in Alabama creating a tight-knit community that took care of its own. Today, Africatown's residents dream of seeing their community revitalized #BHM on.natgeo.com/3pPGUMS
ICYMI: Journey behind the scenes with @NASA to explore how @NASAPersevere is giving Mars its close-up in #OverheardNatGeo open.spotify.com/episode/2HTOfh…
Rays of sunlight illuminate a lush rice field in China's Guizhou Province in this image by photographer Keith Ladzinski
“These are days that I’ve waited years for—it almost doesn’t seem real,” says Adam Nelessen of @NASAJPL. “It looks like it’s straight out of a science fiction movie” on.natgeo.com/3uq8uUm
This Mary River turtle sports a shock of hairlike algae encouraged by the reptile’s long stretches underwater on.natgeo.com/3spGbUx
In Homer’s epic poem, the armor and weapons used by Hector and Achilles played a starring role on.natgeo.com/3kfWwbj
“Crown of the Continent” is an apt nickname for this expansive park, which features some of the most impressive mountain scenery in North America on.natgeo.com/3qI7QiW
The vast expanses of the arctic tundra appear resplendent with bursts of surprising color in these dramatic aerial images on.natgeo.com/3dD8bQ9
Here are some experiments to show your young scientist how winter weather works on.natgeo.com/3btGdnm
Farmers in Thailand are still using monkey labor to supply coconuts to the international market, according to new information from the Asia branch of PETA on.natgeo.com/3dExxNx
Kary Mullis invented polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, while driving in 1983. Since then, its applications have helped decode the human genome, save coral reefs, and most recently, detect COVID-19 on.natgeo.com/37Gcx5l
Concerns about the dogs’ welfare and declining betting revenue have led tracks across the country to close in recent decades on.natgeo.com/3qFuIzD
Now hundreds of thousands know firsthand the grief of losing a loved one, many in conditions that restrict bedside goodbyes nationalgeographic.com/history/articl…
Our journalists have documented communities around the world battling the pandemic. Explore them here nationalgeographic.com/photography/to…
In September, we explored why the natural human tendency is to go numb, and how to overcome it nationalgeographic.com/science/articl…
The colossal death toll of #COVID19 forces us to confront a distressing, ever growing number that has affected some groups more than others
In 2020, the U.S. saw a more than 15 percent increase in deaths over the prior year, the highest year-on-year rise in deaths across the U.S. since 1918, which experienced both a global flu epidemic and the First World War on.natgeo.com/3khRbjN
Onboard cameras captured pictures and video of the Perseverance rover's successful landing—and the first audio recorded on Mars on.natgeo.com/3uq8uUm
Today at 2pm ET, @NASA is expected to release first-of-its-kind video from @NASAPersevere's Feb. 18 touchdown on Mars #CountdownToMars
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“Wild skating”—or skating on unmaintained lakes and rivers—provides a combination of locomotion and escape on.natgeo.com/3dApeT9
Take action and join the @AJLUnited and supporters in the movement towards #equitableAI and #accountableAI. To stay updated, join our monthly newsletter at bit.ly/ajlnewsletter-… 17/18
AJL’s #DRAGVSAI is a hands-on workshop that explores identity, gender presentation, face surveillance, AI, and algorithmic harms. Learn more at ajl.org/drag-vs-ai 16/18
#CodedBias highlights the stories of people who have been impacted by harmful technology and shows @AJLUnited founder @jovialjoy alongside pioneering women as they sound the alarm about the threats artificial intelligence poses to civil rights. ajl.org/spotlight-docu… 15/18
While working with facial analysis software, @jovialjoy noticed a problem: the software didn’t detect her face. During her @TEDTalks, she discusses the fight against the #CodedGaze and the journey of @AJLUnited. ted.com/talks/joy_buol… 14/18
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