National Geographic Channel

  • A close-up shot of local Tzotzil Shaman, Jose Joaquin Vasquez as he performs a sacred ritual to p... [Photo of the day - December 2012]
    A close-up shot of local Tzotzil Shaman, Jose Joaquin Vasquez as he performs a sacred ritual to protect the people of Zinacantan, translated as " the People of the Bats." This image is from Man V Monster.
    Richard Terry/NGC/NGCI
  • Sahara Desert: The rare Mali elephant undertakes the longest elephant migration on Earth, a 300-m... [Photo of the day - December 2012]
    Sahara Desert: The rare Mali elephant undertakes the longest elephant migration on Earth, a 300-mile circle around the heart of landlocked Mali in West Africa. Traversing the southern edge of the Sahara Desert, the only way to survive is to keep moving across the scorched earth from water to water, food to food both in desperately short supply. This image is from Great Migrations.
    Carlton Ward Jr. / CarltonWard.com
  • A rescued llama leads a line of rescued sheep at Piper's Place, the new rescue center at the DeYo... [Photo of the day - December 2012]
    A rescued llama leads a line of rescued sheep at Piper's Place, the new rescue center at the DeYoung Family Zoo. Located on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the zoo was opened in 1990 and now sustains over 400 animals. This image is from My Life is a Zoo.
    JWM Productions
  • Buddhist monks at the Labrang monastery chanting. This image is from Merton's China. [Photo of the day - December 2012]
    Buddhist monks at the Labrang monastery chanting. This image is from Merton's China.
    Tiger Aspect Productions
  • A free diver swims with a tiger shark. This image is from Dive to Tiger Central. [Photo of the day - December 2012]
    A free diver swims with a tiger shark. This image is from Dive to Tiger Central.
    Mark Addison
  • Royal Belum National Park, Perak, Malaysia: Bintang, an elder from the village of Bongo 2, is a m... [Photo of the day - December 2012]
    Royal Belum National Park, Perak, Malaysia: Bintang, an elder from the village of Bongo 2, is a member of the Jahai tribe and is dressed for the Sawang celebration. This image is from Man Hunt.
    NHNZ / Lara Bickerton
  • Sunset on the Xingu River, Brazil. This image is from Megapiranha. [Photo of the day - December 2012]
    Sunset on the Xingu River, Brazil. This image is from Megapiranha.
    NGT / David Adams
  • Yosemite National Park, California: Dean Potter dancing with the moon at Cathedral Peak. This ima... [Photo of the day - December 2012]
    Yosemite National Park, California: Dean Potter dancing with the moon at Cathedral Peak. This image is from The Man Who Can Fly.
    NGT/ Pablo Durana