These Names Can Kill Animals

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Just like the names of products and companies, animals' names can affect how we feel about them...and changing the name of a species might actually help us save it.

Jellyfish Acceleration | Because Science Live

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How Jellyfish move.

Camels Don't Mind Spines In Their Cacti | Nat Geo Wild

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Camels have adapted to harsh desert conditions that require them to eat thorny plants.

Dumbo Official Trailer

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Watch the new trailer for Dumbo, and see the film when it soars to theatres March 29, 2019!

The Unique Wildlife of The Scottish Highlands

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Be transported to the frozen tundra of Scotland's Cairngorms National Park in this stunning short by filmmaker Max Smith.

Rare Dumbo Octopus Shows Off for Deep-sea Submersible

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National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible.

Why Snakes Are Disappearing From Southeast Asia’s Largest Lake

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Some vulnerable species of water snakes are disappearing due to overfishing in the world’s most biodiverse lake—the Tonle Sap, in Cambodia.

The Secret Weapon That Could Help Save Bees

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Honeybees are dying from parasites, pesticides, and poor nutrition, but we can help them in a number of ways, including by encouraging them to make a homemade antibiotic.

What Sperm Whales Can Teach Us About Humanity

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Sperm whales are only at the surface for about 15 or 20 minutes at a time, yet photographer Brian Skerry is able to capture beautiful moments of these giant undersea predators.

Rescued Scottish Wildcat Kittens Among Last of Their Kind

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The orphaned sister and brother pair will be released to the wild when they’re old enough to survive on their own.

Got Bees? Meet a Swarm Chaser Up for the Challenge

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When bees swarm, most people run as fast as they can in the other direction. Portland beekeeper Mandy Shaw does the opposite.

Earth's Most Complicated Eyes | Because Science Live

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Mantis Shrimp predator eyes

Why Do Some Animals Eat Poop?

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Animals eat their own poop in order to gain extra access to nutrients or to microbes that help digest those nutrients.

Spider Telescopes | Because Science Live

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Do spiders have eyes similar to telescopes?

Bird Taking Off at 20,000 fps

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Its incredible how many things you can learn from having a camera like this.

Watch A Free-Diver Rescue This Entangled Whale Shark

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A Hawaiian family spotted this whale shark while free-diving off the coast of Lanai. First, they were excited about the rare sighting of the 20-foot-long endangered shark.

The Line Between People And Pets

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Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder 'why, why, why?'

Inside the Lives of Butterfly Traders

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Step into the murky world of capturing and trading butterflies, where prices start at pennies and run into the thousands.

The Galapagos Islands Are a Pristine Paradise | National Geographic

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The Galapagos Islands are a living laboratory of evolution and helped inspire Charles Darwin.

Peek Inside the Strange, Secret World of Bugs

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England's New Forest holds some of the most remarkable creatures, but you might have to look under a rock to find them.

Why don't poisonous animals poison themselves?

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Thousands of animal species use toxic chemicals to defend themselves from predators.