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Ferreting Out an Unlikely Friendship

There’s no doubting that a multi-pet household comes with plenty of challenges, from vet bills and vacation time to just finding some peace and quiet in your home. But for as many cats and dogs living in harmony, the third most popular category of pets in the U.S. lays low and burrows under the radar.…

The Most Valuable Pearl in the World

The coveted pearl has been prevalent in human history since ancient Egypt and Rome, and has since remained a prized gem. Yet unlike its valuable counterparts such as gold, rubies, and diamonds, pearls are a precious jewel created by a living animal. Its formation is hypothesized, but the definitive process remains a mystery as the…

Explore the Abandoned City of Pripyat 30 Years After the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

On the anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant explosion, explore what the evacuated town of Pripyat, Ukraine looks like 30 years later. Photojournalist Jon Brack traveled to Pripyat to document what the town looks like today. From an abandoned amusement park that was scheduled to open just five days after the disaster to an…

This Pot-Bellied Pig and Tabby Cat Are Best Friends

Vice President of the North American Pot Bellied Pig Association Anna Key wasn’t sure how her beloved pig, Ellie, would react after she brought a kitten into the mix. A year after she adopted Ellie, Anna was riding her bike when she found a kitten abandoned in a pile of trash. She rescued the lone…

Where Did We Come From?

Where did we come from? What happened “in the beginning”? Humanity’s first question remains one of its most intensely debated. Were we created in the image of God, or are we the result of a 13.8 million-year-old singularity? Are there similarities among the religious creation stories from around the world? How do they compare with…

Get Ready for the 4th Annual “Wild to Inspire” Short Film Competition

Are you an aspiring filmmaker? Think you have what it takes to shoot for Nat Geo WILD in Africa? Be the first to get all the details when we launch the fourth annual Wild to Inspire Short Film Competition this fall by signing up below. Sign up for Wild to Inspire updates: Email Address  …

Calling All Dog Lovers, BarkFest Is Back!

Nat Geo WILD is gearing up for its second annual BarkFest weekend with an expose on dangerous chihuahuas, an in-depth look at what mutts are made of, why breeds come in different shapes and sizes, a look at the world’s funniest dogs, and the best doggy moments from The Incredible Dr. Pol and Cesar 911.…

Who Is God?

Who is God? This is a question that plagues nearly everyone during their life. We ask not only who or what God is, but if our perception of him has changed over the course of history? Or could god be just an idea, a divine presence that is deep seeded in our brains? Morgan Freeman…

Six Photos to Feed Your Soul

If you’ve been watching The Story of God with Morgan Freeman, you know that Freeman has traveled the world on his quest to uncover answers to some of mankind’s biggest questions, touching down in 20 cities across seven countries while exploring the spiritual and religious traditions and rituals in each place. Freeman isn’t the only…

What Does Apocalypse Truly Mean?

What does apocalypse truly mean – global destruction, inner revelation – or both?  Do you think that people are hard-wired to believe in some sort of apocalypse? Some sort of end to this age? Morgan Freeman will be tackling these questions and more in Sunday’s new episode of The Story of God with Morgan Freeman –…