Ñandú (Greater Rhea) Rhea americana

Recorrer el Sur de la Provincia de Misiones ofrece mas que interesantes oportunidades de poder observar aves de distintos ambientes debido a las particularidades de este ambiente de transición; es común encontrar aves de pastizales, aves acuáticas, y aves selváticas. Una de las mejores experiencias en el campo es el encontrarse con el imponente Ñandú […]

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Video: Millions of Salmon Return Home

Every four years, millions of sockeye salmon journey thousands of miles from the ocean back to their native spawning grounds in Canada’s Fraser River. There, after eggs are laid, the parents die. Then the cycle begins anew as the next generation of salmon makes its way down the river and into the ocean.     […]

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Video: Lion Protector Biologist Helps Big Cats and People Coexist

The fewer than 2,000 lions left in Kenya face many threats, including retaliatory killings by herders who lose livestock to the big cats. National Geographic 2014 Emerging Explorer and conservation biologist Shivani Bhalla started a nonprofit organization, Ewaso Lions, to help herders learn to live with lions – giving the big cats their best chance […]

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Video: The Secret World of Dragonflies

The colorful, acrobatic dragonfly may seem familiar, but this stunning macro film reveals the mysteries behind its metamorphic life cycle—and some surprising adaptations. The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the Web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic’s mission of inspiring […]

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Bird News!

There is big news in the bird world this week. For the last four years, hundreds of scientists in an international group called the Avian Phylogenomics Consortium have been sequencing bird genomes. They sequenced the DNA of 45 extant birds and a few crocodilians, and combined that with three previously sequenced bird genomes and then […]

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Video: Snailfish sets depth record at more than 8,000 metres below surface of Pacific

Scientists have discovered the world’s deepest-dwelling fish during research in the depths of the Pacific. They captured video footage of a type of snailfish at depths of 8,145 metres (26,700ft). They also discovered several new species on the trip to the Mariana Trench in the Pacific, as well as the first footage of a live […]

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Video: Watch a Tortoise Rescue Another in Distress

A YouTube video of a tortoise helping another get back on its feet has warmed the hearts of the Internet, garnering nearly two million views. “We were all very lucky to see such kind of scene—one tortoise saves the other one’s life!” wrote AuDi Yu, who uploaded the video in late November. “Also, it’s a […]

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