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.
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.
Sled dogs enjoy some down time in the summer heat in Tasiilaq, Greenland.
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."
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.
As a former semi-nomad and now first-time father, the meaning of words like "home," "family," and "love" has begun to shift to something deeper, writes photographer Michael Christopher Brown.
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.
Wildlife ranger Joseph Wachira, 26, comforts Sudan, the last living male northern white rhino on the planet, moments before the rhino passed away in March 2018.