Category: ANIMALS

Aug 25, 2015

Picture of the Day: Cat with Mystic Eyes

Picture of the Day: Cat with Mystic Eyes

Heterochromia iridum is a difference in coloration of the iris and is a result of the relative excess or lack of melanin.

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Aug 17, 2015

Picture of the Day: Cheetah at Sunset

Picture of the Day: Cheetah at Sunset

In this photo by Arturo De Frias, we see a Cheetah (Acinonyx juvatus) silhouetted against a fiery sunset in the Oakavango Delta, Botswana.

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Aug 17, 2015

These Animal Sculptures Made Out of LEGO are Awesome!

These Animal Sculptures Made Out of LEGO are Awesome!

Sean Kenny is an artist and LEGO Certified Professional; a self-proclaimed ‘Professional Kid’ that makes a living creating things with LEGO.

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Aug 11, 2015

Picture of the Day: Giant Manta Ray Filter Feeding

Picture of the Day: Giant Manta Ray Filter Feeding

Arturo de Frias Marques photographs a giant oceanic manta ray (Manta birostris) filter feeding off the coast of West Papua, Indonesia.

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Aug 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Two Julia Butterflies (Dryas iulia) are seen drinking the tears of turtles in Ecuador. The phenomenon is known as lachryphagy.

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Aug 5, 2015

Artists Project Endangered Species on the Iconic Empire State Building

Artists Project Endangered Species on the Iconic Empire State Building

The team had 40 stacked, 20,000-lumen projectors display animals 375 ft tall by 186 ft wide; covering 33 floors of the building’s southern face.

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Aug 4, 2015

The Winners of the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

The Winners of the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest

Selected from more than 17,000 entries, an underwater photo of divers near humpback whales has won the 2015 Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest.

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