Tag archives for Animals

8 WILD Ways to Get Into the St. Patrick’s Day Spirit

Bring on the shamrocks and leprechauns, we’re feeling lucky and seeing green this St. Patrick’s Day. But what better way to do as the Irish do, than to celebrate the Emerald Isle’s wildlife? Meet some of Ireland’s most tough and tireless, cute and cuddly native creatures. 1. Irish Setter This canine is known for its friendly, playful,…

Why Do Cats and Tigers Love Boxes So Much?

If the Internet-cats of the world have taught us anything, it’s domesticated cats’ affinity for boxes. Despite their fickleness as felines, cats will generally apply the,“If it fits, I sits” principle to any available container–be it suitcases, a warm computer, shopping bags or the occasional sink–but never abandon any housecat’s steadfast favorite, the humble cardboard…

5 Times Dogs Proved They Were More Than Pets

While humans view dogs as our friends, they view us as members of their pack. Ever since early history, dogs have solidified their special bond with humans and their place in our hearts as man’s best friend by protecting us and impressing us with demonstrations of loyalty, companionship and assistance. Here are some incredible examples of this human/canine alliance: When…

How Long Can Your Dog Be Left Alone?

As much as we love to imagine our dogs happy with their alone time when we leave for the day, we know that they would much rather be by their owner’s side. They consider their humans their pack, and all the whimpering, barking and chewing that bothers you and your neighbors from time to time…

Jerry Seinfeld’s Dog Has a “Hating-Jerry” Problem That Only Cesar Millan Can Fix

Canine expert Cesar Millan is back and facing more aggressive cases than ever on a new season of Cesar 911. Stakes are high as Cesar tackles everything from domesticating dogs with vicious histories to transforming comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s dachshund from adversary to ally. This season, there’s no shortage of combative pups who test Cesar’s patience,…

Announcing the WILD TO INSPIRE Short Film Competition Finalists

This year’s WILD TO INSPIRE short film competition was the most competitive yet, with more submissions than ever. Narrowing down all of the amazing entries was challenging, but today, in partnership with the Sun Valley Film Festival, we are announcing the top four finalists of the third annual Wild to Inspire filmmaking competition. Congratulations to…

14 Animals That Mate For Life

Love is in the air – especially for these perfect pairs. Get into the Valentine’s Day spirit and join us as we crush on some of the cutest couples in the animal world. 1. Swan Though beautiful and graceful, swans are fierce creatures that work together to protect their baby cygnets from harm. Some are known to mate for life, forming strong bonds…

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…