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Take a Minute to Explore Your Curious Side!

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How can curiosity make the world seem a little more wonderful? Let’s start with a simple question: What is the difference between a butterfly and a moth?

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8 minutes

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Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

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Have you ever asked yourself “Do woodpeckers get concussions?” Well, even if you haven’t, here is the answer that will leave you walking through the world a little smarter!

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Do Ants Have Language?

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What sound does an ant make? It’s probably not a question you’ve ever asked yourself. It turns out, though, the answer is actually pretty cool!

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12 minutes

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Ghosts in the Night: How Owls Fly Silently

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Have you ever wondered how owls fly silently? There’s more to it than you may think! These remarkable creatures are yet another example how nature never ceases to amaze us.

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Meet a Living Dinosaur: The Giant Cassowary

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Is it possible to find a living dinosaur in some far off corner of the globe? It is if you count the extraordinary, enormous bird called a cassowary!

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20 minutes

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Nat Geo Photographer’s Tales: Leopard Seals and Penguins

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Ever see a breathtaking photo from the natural world and wonder how they got that image? Often the backstories are even better than the photograph! Listen to the remarkable tales from a Nat Geo photographer and you will be transformed.

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6 minutes

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The Creature that Doesn’t Die?

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Let us introduce you to the hydra. These remarkable little organisms appear to defy the laws of nature with their seemingly immortal lifespan! Here’s the story on these strange creatures.

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60 minutes

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Diving the Lembeh Strait in Search of Remarkable Creatures

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Take a dive into the Lembeh Strait. This remarkable corner of the globe is home to some of the world’s strangest and most beautiful species. These creatures will leave even the biggest nature nerd in awe!

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4 minutes

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The Magic and Mystery of Squid Skin

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Why is squid skin so spectacular? How do creatures covered in soft skin camouflage seamlessly with coral? Here are the fascinating answers!

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7 minutes

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Astoundingly Intricate Designs of the Smallest Form

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What if beauty was all around us, in puddles and drainage ditches? Well, it most likely is and here’s someone who can show us!

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14 minutes

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An Adventure in Urban Wildlife

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The words “urban wildlife photography” may seem boring, perhaps pictures of squirrels or pigeons. It turns out, the animals that call our cities home have a lot to teach us!

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9 minutes

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Duke Lemur Center: Inspired Leadership

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Check out the Duke Lemur Center, a remarkable place dedicated to the research and conservation of some of this planet’s most threatened and unique species!

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5 minutes

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Introducing, the World’s Stinkiest Flower

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What is the world’s stinkiest flower, and why does it smell so bad? Let us introduce you to the corpse flower, one of nature’s oddities, and truly one of this planet’s strangest species!

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9 minutes

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How is an Eel Like a Taser?

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What could we learn from the “outliers”? Here’s a way to start down the path of finding something to respect and even learn from the un-lovables.

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Meet the Aardwolf!

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Have you heard about a remarkable creature called the aardwolf? What are they, some kind of aardvark wolf hybrid? Let us introduce you to another of the planet’s awesome animals!

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Orchids: The World’s Most Beautiful Liars?

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How did orchids become some of the most unique and beautiful plants on the planet? It turns out these remarkable plants have used some very nefarious tactics over the years to make homes in some of the planet’s most fascinating niches.

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11 minutes

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How Blue Whale Poop Changed This Scientist’s Life

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The study Whale Poop may not sound like life changing science, but for this scientist, it not only changed her life, it shifted the way we think about one of the planet’s most remarkable species and the ways we study them!

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35 minutes

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Exploring Wild_Life and Celebrating Natural Wonder

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Check out this incredible new web series from National Geographic! wild_life with Bertie Gregory heads to the Pacific Northwest for a new take on documenting our planet’s amazing natural wonders!

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Beauty Beyond Our Perception

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Take a few minutes to witness the beauty around us, yet beyond our wildest imagination. Here’s a thought leader working at the intersection of technology, art, and science. See what you think…

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A Thank You From Wounda

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We’ve all heard a little about the “intelligence” of animals, but what about “emotional intelligence”? Wounda, a once near-death chimpanzee of Dr. Goodall fame, shows us there’s more going on here than we ever dreamed.

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The Giants That Can Help Save the World

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After a near-death experience, arborist David Milarch embarked on a mission to use some of the planet’s oldest and most resilient trees to solve one of our future’s greatest problems. This is his remarkable story.

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25 minutes

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Chasing Rivers: An Adventure on the Colorado

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Think about your nearest river. Where did it come from? Where is it going? Here’s a remarkable story from a National Geographic photographer about how his adventure to chase the Colorado River reshaped his perspectives.

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7 minutes

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Look Up! The Importance of Stargazing

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What can the night sky teach us about our own humanity? Whether you are looking up through the lights of the big city or surrounded by vast wilderness, stargazing can play an important role in reframing our perspective…

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7 minutes

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Continental Collision Course

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Not many of us stop to think about what the world looked like before our continents separated and then re-connected in a new way many years ago. Why does it still matter? Fascinating food for thought here today! Take a look…

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9 minutes

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The Search for Life Inside Volcanoes

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The study of life in the planet’s most extreme environments is pushing back the frontiers of knowledge on earth and beyond. Here’s a marvelous perspective from a scientist at the cutting edge of this research!

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8 minutes

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Pygmy Seahorses: Small Wonders of the Sea

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We don’t have to write about the world’s largest natural wonders to celebrate Nature’s most spectacular creations. Let us introduce you to the pygmy seahorse, one of the planet’s smallest marvels.

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10 minutes

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The Tale of the Flapper and the Panda

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Where did our love for pandas begin? Arguably with a flapper and a panda named Su Lin. Here’s their remarkable story and a little look at how pandas have come to influence our conservation efforts!

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47 minutes

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Can Animals Communicate Deep Thoughts and Emotions?

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Have you ever had an experience with an animal that left you certain that animals have rich emotional lives and thoughts we might relate to very well? Today’s feature will make you feel very wise.

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Mystical Trees from Around the World

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What’s more beautiful than a tree with its sprawling limbs pressed against a blue sky, or a tangle of leafy branches creating a cooling shade, sparkling with late afternoon light? Let’s have a quiet look at the wonder of trees…

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