These hard-to-reach "plush toys" on Papua New Guineau have been outfitted with "Crittercams" for the first time. The breathtaking treetop footage is already solving tree kangaroo mysteries, researchers say. Video.
Peppermint shrimp, volcano-loving clouds, and bus shelters now have one thing in common: They've all been featured in winning pictures from National Geographic magazine's 2009 International Photography Contest.
With boots thrown hastily on deck and cooking utensils scattered, the last moments of the crew aboard the gold rush-era paddleboat A. J. Goddard are preserved in the ship's recently found wreck, archaeologists say.
See the only known untouched shipwreck from the Klondike Gold Rush—recently discovered in Canada's Yukon Territory and announced today. The steamboat A. J. Goddard sank in 1901, killing three crew members.
Five ancient crocodile ancestors, two previously unknown, have been uncovered in the Sahara by a National Geographic researcher and his team. The most imposing, BoarCroc, was 20 feet long with triple fangs and likely could have taken down a dinosaur.
Human bones, colorful murals, and illuminated manuscripts are just some of the treasures found in caves carved into steep cliffs in a remote corner of Nepal—and the sacred hoard could be linked to the real-world inspiration for the fictional paradise Shangri-La, experts say.