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  • A closeup of a slug-eating snake with a snail on top. This image is from Wild Hunters. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    A closeup of a slug-eating snake with a snail on top. This image is from Wild Hunters.
    Terra Incognita
  • Dr. Nancy Jaax (Julianna Margulies) finds Dr. Peter Jahrling (Topher Grace) and shakes him awake... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Dr. Nancy Jaax (Julianna Margulies) finds Dr. Peter Jahrling (Topher Grace) and shakes him awake making sure he is ok. This image is from The Hot Zone.
    National Geographic/Amanda Matlovich
  • Hoedspruit, South Africa:  Lammie, the sheep, nuzzles Gertjie, the rhino, lovingly.  Gertjie is... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Hoedspruit, South Africa: Lammie, the sheep, nuzzles Gertjie, the rhino, lovingly. Gertjie is one of two rhinos that were orphaned by poachers in South Africa and who found comfort and support from their unusual companion. Now Lammie watches over her fast-growing "boys" as if they were her own. This image is from Unlikely Animal Friends.
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  • A baby crocodile swimming in the water. This image is from Wild Hunters. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    A baby crocodile swimming in the water. This image is from Wild Hunters.
    Terra Incognita
  • Ukraine:  Pilots celebrating 30 years of the Buran.  This image is from Superstructures:... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Ukraine: Pilots celebrating 30 years of the Buran. This image is from Superstructures: Engineering Marvels.
    National Geographic/Clementine Cheetham
  • Pablo Escobar, left, and Jorga Luis Ochoa, right with hat, the two leaders of the Medellin... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Pablo Escobar, left, and Jorga Luis Ochoa, right with hat, the two leaders of the Medellin cocaine cartel, are shown at a bullfight in Medellin, Colombia, in 1984. (AP Photo) Pablo Escobar at bull fight, Medellin, Columbia - 01 Jan 1984. This image is from In Their Own Words.
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  • An extreme closeup of a chameleon's eyes.  This image is from Wild Hunters. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    An extreme closeup of a chameleon's eyes. This image is from Wild Hunters.
    Terra Incognita
  • Beau and Theo, animal best friends hang out together.  This image is from Unlikely Animal Friends. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Beau and Theo, animal best friends hang out together. This image is from Unlikely Animal Friends.
    National Geographic Channels
  • A close up of a Kingfisher after having caught its prey (a trout) with its beak. This image is... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    A close up of a Kingfisher after having caught its prey (a trout) with its beak. This image is from Wild Hunters.
    Terra Incognita
  • Wade Carter (Liam Cunningham),  sits with a young boy in Zaire.  This image is from The Hot Zone. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Wade Carter (Liam Cunningham), sits with a young boy in Zaire. This image is from The Hot Zone.
    National Geographic/Casey Crafford
  • USS Nautilus:  the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.  This image is from Drain the Oceans. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    USS Nautilus: the world's first nuclear-powered submarine. This image is from Drain the Oceans.
    National Geographic/Sophie Smith
  • The European wildcat, patrolling the undergrowth, searching for an opportunity to hunt.  This... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    The European wildcat, patrolling the undergrowth, searching for an opportunity to hunt. This image is from Wild Hunters.
    Terra Incognita
  • Medellîn, Colombia:   Pablo Escobar Medellin drug cartel boss watches a soccer. This image is... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Medellîn, Colombia: Pablo Escobar Medellin drug cartel boss watches a soccer. This image is from In Their Own Words.
    AP/REX/Shutterstock
  • Coco and Lucky, animal best friends hang out together.  This image is from Unlikely Animal Friends. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Coco and Lucky, animal best friends hang out together. This image is from Unlikely Animal Friends.
    National Geographic Channels
  • Three polar bears emerging from the water after an unsuccessful hunt.  This image is from Wild... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Three polar bears emerging from the water after an unsuccessful hunt. This image is from Wild Hunters.
    Terra Incognita
  • A nurse at the Yambuku Mission Hospital in Zaire administers a vaccine.  This image is from The... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    A nurse at the Yambuku Mission Hospital in Zaire administers a vaccine. This image is from The Hot Zone.
    National Geographic/Casey Crafford
  • Gulf of Mexico:  In the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana's... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Gulf of Mexico: In the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana's tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning. This image is from In Their Own Words.
    Gerald Herbert/AP/Shutterstock
  • Hawaii North Shore approaching sunset.  This image is from Drain the Oceans. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Hawaii North Shore approaching sunset. This image is from Drain the Oceans.
    National Geographic/Sophie Smith
  • Dr. Nancy Jaax (Julianna Margulies) working in her pathology lab.  This image is from The Hot Zone. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Dr. Nancy Jaax (Julianna Margulies) working in her pathology lab. This image is from The Hot Zone.
    National Geographic/Amanda Matlovich
  • Two brown bears fighting. This image is from Wild Hunters. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Two brown bears fighting. This image is from Wild Hunters.
    Terra Incognita
  • The Volkswagen production line. This image is from Superstructures: Engineering Marvels. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    The Volkswagen production line. This image is from Superstructures: Engineering Marvels.
    National Geographic/Michael Ayo Ajibewa
  • Bernard Madoff and wife Ruth at a party in the desert near Cabo san Lucas. This image is from In... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Bernard Madoff and wife Ruth at a party in the desert near Cabo san Lucas. This image is from In Their Own Words.
    Justin Lane/EPA/REX/Shutterstock
  • Courtenay, BC, Canada:  Kate the dog and Pippin the deer kiss.  This image is from Unlikely... [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    Courtenay, BC, Canada: Kate the dog and Pippin the deer kiss. This image is from Unlikely Animal Friends.
    Isobel Springett
  • A closeup of a giant panda munching on some bamboo. This image is from Wild Hunters. [Photo of the day - May 2019]
    A closeup of a giant panda munching on some bamboo. This image is from Wild Hunters.
    Terra Incognita