• A wolf pup in Yellowstone National Park.  Wolf pups are born deaf and blind.  Their eyes open for... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    A wolf pup in Yellowstone National Park. Wolf pups are born deaf and blind. Their eyes open for the first time at about 12-14 days, and they can hear at about 20 days. This image is from Wild Yellowstone: She Wolf.
    NGT
  • Zeb Hogan teams up with Will Crampton, an electric eel expert from University of Central Florida,... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Zeb Hogan teams up with Will Crampton, an electric eel expert from University of Central Florida, to find monster-sized electric eels. To narrow down their search, they are using a device designed to pick up the electric field of electric eels. This image is from Monster Fish.
    NGT / Erin Buxton
  • A great white shark breaching. This image is from Shark Kill Zone. [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    A great white shark breaching. This image is from Shark Kill Zone.
    Mogens Trolle / iStockphoto LP
  • Nyungwe National Park: Angola colobus. This image is from Wild Nile. [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Nyungwe National Park: Angola colobus. This image is from Wild Nile.
    Terra Mater Factual Studios / Harald Pokiesser
  • Reenactment: Lt Col James Rudder and an anonymous ranger. This image is from WWII’s Greatest... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Reenactment: Lt Col James Rudder and an anonymous ranger. This image is from WWII’s Greatest Raids.
    Impossible Pictures/Liberty Smith
  • Ketapang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia: A young orangutan hanging onto a dry looking branch. This i... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Ketapang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia: A young orangutan hanging onto a dry looking branch. This image is from Orangutan Rescue.
    National Geographic Channels / Bearkatt Productions / Shinta Oktania Retnani
  • San Juan River, Nicaragua, Central America: Zeb Hogan fishes from the river bank as night falls o... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    San Juan River, Nicaragua, Central America: Zeb Hogan fishes from the river bank as night falls over the San Juan River. This image is from Monster Fish.
    NGT
  • Washington, DC, USA:  At a campaign fundraiser, Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton plays the saxophon... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Washington, DC, USA: At a campaign fundraiser, Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton plays the saxophone on 21 Jan 1991. This image is from The '90s: The Decade That Connected Us.
    
Reuters/Corbis
  • Kentucky, USA: The guys (Billy Taylor, Bill Jr Taylor, Caleb Taylor and Chris Williams) prepare t... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Kentucky, USA: The guys (Billy Taylor, Bill Jr Taylor, Caleb Taylor and Chris Williams) prepare to dig for seng. This image is from Filthy Riches.
    National Geographic Channels/ Jeremy Hall
  • Jigokudani, Japan: Bubble relaxes with her eyes closed as another monkey gently grooms her in the... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Jigokudani, Japan: Bubble relaxes with her eyes closed as another monkey gently grooms her in the hot spring. The snow monkeys of Jigokudani are world famous for spending the winter soaking up the warm waters of their own private hot spring. This image is from Wild Japan: Snow Monkeys.
    Thirteen Productions LLC / Joseph Pontecorvo
  • Fishermen in Lake Victoria. This image is from Wild Nile. [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Fishermen in Lake Victoria. This image is from Wild Nile.
    Terra Mater Factual Studios / Harald Pokiesser
  • A great white shark. This image is from The Real Jaws. [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    A great white shark. This image is from The Real Jaws.
    Courtesy of NHNZ
  • Ketapang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia: A very young orangutan in forest school as it stands on a v... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Ketapang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia: A very young orangutan in forest school as it stands on a very thin cable and clings to a cable above. This image is from Orangutan Rescue.
    National Geographic Channels / Bearkatt Productions / Shinta Oktania Retnani
  • Philip Bialowitz, joined by other Sobibor escapees in Lubin 1944. This image is from Nazi Death C... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Philip Bialowitz, joined by other Sobibor escapees in Lubin 1944. This image is from Nazi Death Camp: The Great Escape.
    Courtesy of Philip Bialowitz
  • Tordrillo Range, Alaska, USA: A team waiting atop a mountain peak. This image is from Ultimate Su... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Tordrillo Range, Alaska, USA: A team waiting atop a mountain peak. This image is from Ultimate Survivor Alaska.
    Courtesy of: Brian Catalina Entertainment
  • Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain, from the grunge band Nirvana, in 1992. This image is from The '90s... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain, from the grunge band Nirvana, in 1992. This image is from The '90s: The Decade That Connected Us.
    Handel/CORBIS OUTLINE
  • Prague, Czech Republic: Prague Castle in the late afternoon sun. This image is from Access 360°:... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Prague, Czech Republic: Prague Castle in the late afternoon sun. This image is from Access 360°: Prague.
    National Geographic Channels/Agustin Montealto
  • A school of lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) stir up the white bottom as they scavenge for t... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    A school of lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) stir up the white bottom as they scavenge for their share of food. This image is from Shark Kill Zone.
    Amanda Cotton 2008 / istockphoto LP
  • Yellowstone National Park: Deer is often the prey of a wolf pack hunt. This image is from Wild Ye... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Yellowstone National Park: Deer is often the prey of a wolf pack hunt. This image is from Wild Yellowstone: She Wolf.
    Landis Wildlife Films / Bob Landis
  • Parc des Volcans, Rwanda: A female mountain gorilla holding a baby. This image is from Kingdom of... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Parc des Volcans, Rwanda: A female mountain gorilla holding a baby. This image is from Kingdom of the Apes.
    NGS Image Collection / Michael Nichols
  • Washington, DC, USA: The Capitol building in Washington, DC. This image is from Drugs, Inc. [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Washington, DC, USA: The Capitol building in Washington, DC. This image is from Drugs, Inc.
    National Geographic Channels/ Peter Cannon
  • Perched above the sea in Flinders Chase National Park, the impressive Remarkable Rocks form what ... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Perched above the sea in Flinders Chase National Park, the impressive Remarkable Rocks form what appear to be a cluster of precariously balanced granite boulders. This stunning work of nature has been shaped by the erosive forces of wind, sea spray and rain over some 500 million years. Golden orange lichen cover some of the rocks. This image is from Wild Australia.
    Doclights/Weißmann & Sziringer / Klaus Weißmann & Rolf Sziringer
  • Egypt: Pyramids of Gizeh.  This image is from Wild Nile. [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Egypt: Pyramids of Gizeh. This image is from Wild Nile.
    Terra Mater Factual Studios / Harald Pokiesser
  • A reef shark shows off its teeth while swimming inbetween red snapper. This image is from Shark K... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    A reef shark shows off its teeth while swimming inbetween red snapper. This image is from Shark Kill Zone.
    Rainer Von Brandis / iStockphoto LP
  • Ketapang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia: A young orangutan hanging from a tree. This image is from O... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Ketapang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia: A young orangutan hanging from a tree. This image is from Orangutan Rescue.
    National Geographic Channels / Bearkatt Productions / Shinta Oktania Retnani
  • Maine, USA: Jim sorts worms. This image is from Filthy Riches. [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Maine, USA: Jim sorts worms. This image is from Filthy Riches.
    National Geographic Channels/ Paul Morin
  • Essequibo River, Guyana: A close-up of a vampire fish shot underwater. Their large fangs fit into... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Essequibo River, Guyana: A close-up of a vampire fish shot underwater. Their large fangs fit into conical sockets in their top jaw. This image is from Monster Fish.
    NGT / Rob Taylor
  • Prague, Czech Republic: The St. Vitus Cathedral against a blue sky. This image is from Access 360... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Prague, Czech Republic: The St. Vitus Cathedral against a blue sky. This image is from Access 360°: Prague.
    National Geographic Channels/Agustin Montealto
  • Princess Diana, Princess of Wales with her sons Prince William and Prince Harry attend the Heads ... [Photo of the day - August 2014]
    Princess Diana, Princess of Wales with her sons Prince William and Prince Harry attend the Heads of State VE Remembrance Service in Hyde Park on May 7, 1995 in London, England. This image is from '90s Greatest.
    

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