A tiger shark faces off with a dive operator in the Bahamas. Science is revealing this species to have cognitive abilities and behaviors that indicate a highly evolved creature.
National Geographic's popular Instagram account, @NatGeo, has reached a new milestone of 100 million followers, making them the first brand to do so. Here are some of NatGeo's most popular Instagram images from over the years.
Credit: PHOTOGRAPH BY BRIAN SKERRY (@BRIANSKERRY), NAT GEO IMAGE COLLECTION
This wolf known as Mr. Blue has lived most of his life within the borders of Yellowstone National Park. One of the most amazing aspects of Mr. Blue's character is that he seems to have an ability to mingle his way into existing wolf packs.
Credit: PHOTOGRAPH BY KEITH LADZINSKI (@LADZINSKI)
The locals call him Niño, which in Spanish means "boy." "At eight or nine feet long, this croc doesn't lack confidence," photographer Paul Nicklen writes. "He gently reminded me to back off by opening his mouth when I got too close."
Credit: PHOTOGRAPH BY PAUL NICKLEN ( @PAULNICKLEN)
A juvenile blue-eyed shag approaches to inspect itself. "No matter where I swam and no matter what I was trying to photograph, the curiosity of these young cormorants got the best of them," photographer Paul Nicklen writes.
Credit: PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER BROWN ( @MICHAELCHRISTOPHERBROWN)
Zebra slot canyons
The zebra slot canyons in Escalante National Monument in Utah were not removed from the monument when President Donald Trump shrunk it and broke it up into three separate pieces, but the trail to access them and the buffer area around them was.