• Reenactment: NTSB Investigator (played by Byron Abalos) and another investigator stand in the... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Reenactment: NTSB Investigator (played by Byron Abalos) and another investigator stand in the crater created by the impact of the plane crash that killed world famous golfer Payne Stewart. This image is from Air Crash Investigation.
    Cineflix/Ian Watson
  • Durban, South Africa: A thread-waisted parasitic wasp standing on soil with head positioned... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Durban, South Africa: A thread-waisted parasitic wasp standing on soil with head positioned towards ground where it will begin digging a burrow for its eggs to be stored in. This image is from Incredible Insects.
    Earth Touch (Pry) Ltd
  • Moremi Game Reserve, Ngamiland, Botswana: A juvenile baboon, holding a fig leaf, stares at troop... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Moremi Game Reserve, Ngamiland, Botswana: A juvenile baboon, holding a fig leaf, stares at troop members playing on the branch above. This image is from Queen of the Baboons.
    Hat Creek Productions/ Adrian Bailey
  • Nepal: Zack's neighbour, Khanchi Maya Tamang collects food for the goats using a Doko basket to... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Nepal: Zack's neighbour, Khanchi Maya Tamang collects food for the goats using a Doko basket to carry leaves from the forest back to the village. This image is from Undercover Angel.
    National Geographic Channels/Smitha Kalkuzhi
  • Cheetahs are the fastest sprinters in the animal world – they hunt even the fastest prey... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Cheetahs are the fastest sprinters in the animal world – they hunt even the fastest prey animals like Thompsons gazelles. This image is from Deadly Game.
    Reinhard Radke / NDR Naturfilm / Doclights GmbH
  • Abu Dhabi: The exterior of the Louvre Ahu Dhabi. This image is from Megastructures: Louvre Abu... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Abu Dhabi: The exterior of the Louvre Ahu Dhabi. This image is from Megastructures: Louvre Abu Dhabi.
    NHNZ Ltd/ Jonathan Challis
  • Tanzania, Africa: Solo Zebra on the Serengeti plains. This image is from MyGrations. [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Tanzania, Africa: Solo Zebra on the Serengeti plains. This image is from MyGrations.
    National Geographic Channels/Natasha Kutukova
  • Moremi Game Reserve, Ngamiland, Botswana: A troop of chacma baboons crosses a flooded plain in... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Moremi Game Reserve, Ngamiland, Botswana: A troop of chacma baboons crosses a flooded plain in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. This image is from Queen of the Baboons.
    Hat Creek Productions/ Adrian Bailey
  • Durban, South Africa: A male Atlas moth perched on cocoon it recently emerged from. The moth... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Durban, South Africa: A male Atlas moth perched on cocoon it recently emerged from. The moth perches on the end of the cocoon, allowing the wings to fully expand and harden before flying off in search of a mate. This image is from Incredible Insects.
    Earth Touch (Pry) Ltd
  • Masai Mara, Near Naboisho Camp, Kenya: Little E with his family. This image is from Little Giant. [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Masai Mara, Near Naboisho Camp, Kenya: Little E with his family. This image is from Little Giant.
    Gina Poole
  • Tanzania, Africa: Lions crouching on mound of dirt and growling. This image is from MyGrations. [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Tanzania, Africa: Lions crouching on mound of dirt and growling. This image is from MyGrations.
    National Geographic Channels/Natasha Kutukova
  • Cambridge:  Stephen Hawking in front of a galaxy projection. This image is from Genius by... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Cambridge: Stephen Hawking in front of a galaxy projection. This image is from Genius by Stephen Hawking.
    National Geographic Channels/Paul Jenkins
  • Namibia: Newborn ostrich chicks weigh just over half a kilogram - in six months time, they will... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Namibia: Newborn ostrich chicks weigh just over half a kilogram - in six months time, they will be a hundred times heavier. Koimasis, Namibia. This image is from Strangest Bird Alive.
    Terra Mater Factual Studios/ Mike Birkhead
  • Owensboro, K.Y.: Eastern Screech Owl fledglings often remain close to their siblings. Licensed... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Owensboro, K.Y.: Eastern Screech Owl fledglings often remain close to their siblings. Licensed wildlife rehabilitator Kristen Allen has a special technique for getting orphaned fledglings from different nests to become one big happy family. This image is from Bandit Patrol.
    National Geographic Channels/Adrienne Allen
  • Northwest Oregon: Cat Bigney and Bill Schindler bail their dugout canoe so they can haul it back... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Northwest Oregon: Cat Bigney and Bill Schindler bail their dugout canoe so they can haul it back out to into the shallows and to the river mouth to journey upstream in search of a salmon run. This image is from The Great Human Race.
    NG Studios/ Tahria Sheather
  • Bull hippo wading through shallow river, revealing numerous fighting scars. Dominant bulls must... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Bull hippo wading through shallow river, revealing numerous fighting scars. Dominant bulls must fight challengers throughout their reign to secure their position over their pod of females and section of river. This image is from Blood Rivals: Hippo v. Lion.
    Earth Touch (PTY) Ltd.
  • Koalas spend so much energy processing their high fibre, low protein diet of eucalyptus leaves... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Koalas spend so much energy processing their high fibre, low protein diet of eucalyptus leaves that they end up sleeping for up to 22 hours each day. This image is from Extreme Animal Babies.
    iStock
  • A young lion looks towards the camera. This image is from Lion Queens. [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    A young lion looks towards the camera. This image is from Lion Queens.
    National Geographic Channels
  • Masai Mara, Near Naboisho Camp, Kenya: Little E with his mother grazing on the first greens of... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Masai Mara, Near Naboisho Camp, Kenya: Little E with his mother grazing on the first greens of the wet season. This image is from Little Giant.
    Gina Poole
  • Owensboro, KY, USA: Even after some time at the Western Kentucky Raptor Center, Ingrid the Great... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Owensboro, KY, USA: Even after some time at the Western Kentucky Raptor Center, Ingrid the Great Horned Owl remains down on the ground, which is not a good sign for her health. This image is from Bandit Patrol.
    National Geographic Channels/Mark Moore
  • Kenya: Hazen standing with Samburu Warriors on a cliff. This image is from Hazen's Wild Survival... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Kenya: Hazen standing with Samburu Warriors on a cliff. This image is from Hazen's Wild Survival Guide.
    National Geographic Channels/ Alex Parkinson
  • Mpigi District, Uganda: People from the village of Wajinja at the water source collecting water.... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Mpigi District, Uganda: People from the village of Wajinja at the water source collecting water. The water they are collecting has been declared unfit for human consumption. This image is from Undercover Angel.
    National Geographic Channels/Jonathan Clough
  • Like a flash the Nile crocodile shoots out of the water, trying to get a grip on one of the... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Like a flash the Nile crocodile shoots out of the water, trying to get a grip on one of the drinking wildebeests. Whenever they do make a catch, crocodiles kill their prey by drowning. This image is from Deadly Game.
    Reinhard Radke / NDR Naturfilm / Doclights GmbH
  • Myanmar: Porters cross a bridge above a major tributary of the Irrawady on the last day of the... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Myanmar: Porters cross a bridge above a major tributary of the Irrawady on the last day of the 150 mile walk out from basecamp. This image is from Point of No Return.
    NG Studios/ Cory Richards
  • Congresswoman Linda Sanchez and Lizzie Velasquez meet on Capitol Hill to discuss the first... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Congresswoman Linda Sanchez and Lizzie Velasquez meet on Capitol Hill to discuss the first federal anti-bullying bill, the Safe Schools Improvement Act. This image is from A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story.
    Women Rising
  • Kenya: Baby elephants take some time to master using their trunk but they eventually learn to... [Photo of the day - May 2016]
    Kenya: Baby elephants take some time to master using their trunk but they eventually learn to suck as much as 2.5 gallons of water! This image is from Extreme Animal Babies.
    iStock