Archives for March, 2012

NG Channels Viewer Favorites Week of March 12, 2012

Doomsday Preppers continues its dominance on the channel taking 3 of the top 5 spots of the week for NGC on Tuesday night alone.  Even though we aired repeats this week, as we head into the last 4 episodes of the season, Doomsday Preppers continues to find new viewers.  Wild Justice, in week 2, still…

Wicked Buzz From Boston

With the premiere of Wicked Tuna just around the corner, we’ve been overhearing a lot of chatter surrounding this special breed of fishermen from America’s oldest seaport, Gloucester, Mass. For generations, they have used rod and reel to catch the magnificent bluefin tuna. They depend on these fish for their livelihood in one of the…

Blackbird Apocalypse

By James Donald When I walked into work on January 3, 2011, I never expected I would be on a plane the next morning heading to Madison, Wisconsin to film a necropsy. The day started much like any other workday. I caught up on e-mails and was reviewing the news when a headline caught my…

Dogs Have Issues Too

Pollen got you down? Bad hair day? Don’t fret… people aren’t the only ones with problems. Dogs have issues too. Check out this photo gallery and have a little afternoon pick-me-up courtesy of our friends at the Nat Geo South Africa office.

Our Friend, The Scavenger

It’s find food or starve for most scavengers and the animal with the biggest advantage that gets the meal, whether that is a great sense of smell, speed or being able to dominate an in-demand carcass with size and aggression. People frequently see scavengers as a portent of doom or in the very least a…

Hockey Road Trip

Andrew Ference and the Boston Bruins are taking on the Toronto Maple Leafs again tonight. Watch episode four of Beyond the Puck to see how the Bruins did against them earlier in the season!  

Finding the Lost Leonardo da Vinci Masterpiece

Leonardo da Vinci is perhaps one of the most famous—and most mysterious—figures of the Renaissance.  Extraordinarily gifted by all accounts, only around 16 of his works have survived the test of time.  But armed with new information, a team of scientists is poised to add a new painting to that short list and solve the…

March Madness: Scavenger Edition

Scavenger Sweet Sixteen There’s a pecking order in wild, and each animal has different strong suits. While the rest of the country is putting up their basketball brackets, we’re placing our bets on the maggot winning our very own scavenger battle. Check out the competition highlights below and see how the maggot defeats animals like…

Amazing Ocean Facts Comic Strip Coming Soon

Nat Geo Wild is working with Dr. Bryon Beekle to bring to life amazing ocean animal facts as we gear up for our premiere of DinoFish on Sunday, April 1st.  Dr. Beekle is bringing together his knowledge of the ocean and its creatures with his unique visual style in a series of comic strips that…

Warrior Graveyard Comic #3: Samurai Back From the Dead

Tonight, starting at 8P et/pt, Warrior Graveyard will uncover some extraordinary warrior skeletons from history:  Samurai, Crusaders and British Navy to tell the forensic story of these combatants and their role in important moments in history. The results reveal deeply personal stories of human conflict and survival. Comics are an exciting visual medium that can tell…