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What Do These Birds Have to Be Angry About?

Apparently, the answer is: a lot. The bird world isn’t all carefree flights and sing-alongs. Tonight, we explore the more aggressive side of avian life, from the most majestic eagles to the smallest songbirds. The Eagle: Queen of the Skies What makes an eagle? Numbering at nearly sixty species worldwide, this proud but scattered family…

The 2000s: A New Reality Premieres Sunday

Known as the turn of the century, the age of technology and pop culture, and the war on terror, the 2000s transformed reality. In NGC’s two-part series The 2000s, we reflect on what feels like yesterday with a major throwback on our recent history with the help of eyewitnesses, celebrities, and politicians. Check out these five highlights from chapter…

5 Bird Bosses That Rule The World

Tweet, chirp, or peep. Whatever the call, we love them all. From soaring great heights to traveling far distances, birds of all shapes and sizes rule the world from up above. Today we’re highlighting a few favorites. Meet five of the coolest and creepiest, biggest and baddest birds of all time. 1. The Cassowary You don’t want to…

Teaching Kids About Real Angry Birds

Laura Kromer is a retired medical professional and hands on grandmother, living in rural Georgia. She is a freelance writer and contributor for the family and lifestyle blog About a Mom. Like most kids, my granddaughters are really into the Angry Birds game and pretty much all things Angry Birds. I don’t mind so much,…

SharkFest Kicks Off Tonight on Nat Geo WILD

Across the world’s oceans, there are over four hundred distinct species of sharks. We only know a handful of these—the Great White, the Hammerhead, the Tiger—as the strange but familiar marine monsters that have come to haunt the human imagination. The rest have long escaped the attention of human onlookers while remaining crucial members of…

The Top 10 Iconic American Animals

Oh say can you see why we’re celebrating these top 10 iconic American Animals? With Independence Day approaching, it’s only appropriate to honor our nation’s coolest creatures! Check out these fun facts: 1. Bald Eagle As our national bird and symbol for freedom, the Bald Eagle wins for most iconic American animal. The Bald eagle is…

Behind the Scenes of Biggest & Baddest: Venom Jungle

I have a confession to make: the Venom Jungle episode of Biggest and Baddest wasn’t originally meant to be about lots of different venomous animals, it was meant to be about one: the bushmaster. I was in Canaima National Park in Venezuela to film one of the most iconic and feared snakes on earth. The…

Tree-Climbing Lions

No one really knows why they climb trees, perhaps it’s cooler up there, perhaps they aren’t bothered by flies up in the canopy, perhaps they like the comfy branches of the fig trees that grow in the Ishasha region of Queen Elizabeth National Park, or perhaps they just quite like climbing trees and that’s why…

In Search of Invasive Burmese Pythons

In Nepal, I had been lucky enough to see four Burmese pythons–beautiful animals, classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species. This classification means that the species is threatened with extinction in the wild and requires protection, which makes the Florida python invasion all the more tragic. In Florida, the feral population…

Transporting Dangerous Crocs Away From One Nile River Community

Join biologist Niall McCann as he heads to the hot marshy region of central Uganda to join a team of rangers from the Uganda Wildlife Authority who are helping communities by moving man-eating crocodiles away from the villages and into the national parks on Biggest & Baddest: Attack of the Giant Crocs. It was quite…