Tag archives for Animals

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…

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…

A Nat Geo Winter WILDland

Happy holidays from Nat Geo WILD!  Winter WILDland has just begun and we’re getting into the holiday spirit with a full day of our favorite shows featuring episodes from the world’s coldest places. So grab a blanket and cuddle up to WILD’s special winter inspired picks! Learn about the life and death struggles for ice killers, polar…

Rare Baby Bobcats Caught on Camera

Filming Yosemite’s Secret Hunter Deep in the valleys of Yosemite National Park lives a cat that most people never see, the bobcat. The filmmakers, Jan Henriksson and Joosep Matjus, set out to conquer the challenge of capturing intimate scenes of bobcats in the wild. This is incredibly tricky as these wildcats are notoriously elusive. Equipped…

Filming Dangerously Close to Steller Sea Lions

In partnership with National Parks, National Geographic Channel unleashes the hidden beauty and brutality of America’s national parks—100 years in the making. In conjunction with the centennial of the National Park Service, the spectacular year-long television event, America’s National Parks, will kick off with one of America’s most enchanting parks—Olympic National Park—highlighting natural wonders both big and small…

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…

10 Surprising Animals That Hibernate

Black bears and turtles aren’t the only animals to bundle up when it gets cold.  From bees to hedgehogs, learn about how these 10 animals respond to freezing temperatures in the winter! 1.  Alaskan Wood Frog In Alaska, these frogs don’t hibernate like our furry friends. Alaskan wood frogs can survive two thirds of their body being frozen…

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…