Stunning Photos From Last Year’s “Wild to Inspire” Winner

  With just a few days to left to enter this year’s Wild to Inspire short film competition, we thought we’d share some breathtaking imagery from last year’s winner, Filipe DeAndrade. One lucky winner will get to share in Filipe’s once-in-a-lifetime experience and try their hand at filmmaking National Geographic style as they depart on an…

It’s Freezin’ Pol’d on an All-New Season of The Incredible Dr. Pol

After over 40 years of marriage, Dr. Pol still loves to surprise his wife, Diane, with unexpected gestures she will cherish forever. To celebrate her birthday, things are no different. With Charles’ help, Doc decides to clean up a rusty old sleigh he and the Mrs. purchased years ago – but to make this surprise…

Happy “Moo” Year!

From all of us here at Nat Geo, we’re wishing you a very happy “moo year” — Dr. Pol Style. Hope 2016 is your wildest year yet! Watch the doc ring in the moo year in true Dr. Pol fashion: Don’t miss an all-new season of The Incredible Dr. Pol, kicking off this Saturday with a special compilation…

We’re Dreaming of a Great White Christmas

Who gives sharks presents on Christmas? Santa Jaws! Nat Geo WILD is celebrating things a little bit differently this time around. This year, we’re diving into the holidays head first with an all day Great White Christmas marathon. The full day of jaw-some programming starts off with back to back episodes of When Sharks Attack followed…

Bingo! We Have a Safari Live Contest Winner!

After submitting many Safari Live bingo cards online, Liz W. from San Diego CA has won the trip of a lifetime, an 11-day safari adventure for two to Tanzania, Africa, with National Geographic Expeditions. A long-time Safari Live viewer, Liz retired last year and said she hoped to do some traveling but never expected to…

Big Cat Week Is Back: Get Closer Than Ever

Every fall, Big Cat Week shines a spotlight on our endangered feline friends to remind people of their struggle and importance in our world. This year’s Big Cat Week is our biggest event yet, with five new premieres and a live African safari beamed into your living room. Big Cat Week returns Friday, November 27…

Countdown to Safari Live

Big Cat Week is only one week away, and that means the return of Safari Live to broadcast! We checked in with Safari Live anchor Hayden Turner to see how things are going one year after the inaugural Safari Live broadcast, and he shared his excitement and what he hopes to inspire in viewers again…

No-Shave November in the WILD!

It may be No-Shave November for us humans, but that doesn’t exclude our furry friends in the wild. Need some inspiration for your bearded look? Take a look at these six animals that sport facial hair all year long! 1. Emperor Tamarin Only 9-10.5 inches in body length, the emperor tamarin is named after German…

X-Ray Files: Can You Guess Dr. K’s Next Patient?

Is it a duck? A squirrel? A mouse? None of the above? One of the X-ray files will be featured on this week’s episode of Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER. Can you guess the species of this mystery patient? Hint #1: They may be vegetarian, but don’t get your hand too close or they might mistake your finger…

Dr. K Animal Updates: Bonzai the Pudgy Parakeet

This week on Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER, a boa constrictor came in with a severe mouth infection, a ferret was treated for possible lymphoma, and a parakeet was ordered to shed a few pounds for his heart-health. Here’s a recap of some of the major illnesses and complications Dr. K dealt with on the latest episode,…