National Geographic Fieldwork

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For the first time, researchers clearly document cuttlefish using complex color camouflage to elude predators at night.

August 06, 2008
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Newly identified types of Antarctic killer whales feed off of ice shelves that may soon be gone, due to global warming.

August 04, 2008
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Unprecedented footage captures a great white shark off the coast of South Africa breaching the water's surface to snare a seal during nocturnal hunting.

July 25, 2008
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Disemboweled and decorated with scarlet paint and metal eye plates, the centuries-old man was found with slingshots, a figurine of himself, and other artifacts. A National Geographic News exclusive.

July 17, 2008
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Dog-eating catfish and other rare species are drawing fishers to a sport lake outside Bangkok -- and some conservationists couldn't be happier. With video.

July 15, 2008
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Rare mountain gorillas in Africa's Virunga region face a constant stream of human threats, but their cousins just a few miles north are relatively safe, as long as they don't outgrow their home.

July 9, 2008
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Wig curlers, a pipe with Masonic carvings, and a half million other artifacts were also part of the discovery, which will help scholars fill in large gaps in the story of the first U.S. president's early life.

July 2, 2008
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The ocean liner was found during a 1985 exploration of wrecked nuclear submarines, says oceanographer Robert Ballard, who has revealed new details of the covert mission.

June 2, 2008
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Archaeologists may have finally solved the enduring puzzle of the prehistoric monuments: They are giant tombstones of the dead.

May 29, 2008
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A new "Greendex" survey tracking consumer spending habits also found that the residents of the U.S. and other industrialized nations are the most wasteful.

May 7, 2008
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About 150,000 years ago, humankind split into small groups—living apart for a hundred thousand years before "reuniting" and migrating out of Africa, a new gene study says.

April 24, 2008
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A new dam in Laos might spell doom for the Mekong giant catfish, the world's largest freshwater fish, experts say.

April 8, 2008
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The largest freshwater fish ever caught, the Mekong giant catfish, could face extinction if a large dam is completed in Laos, experts say. Part six of an ongoing series on megafishes.

April 8, 2008
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With tiny brushes and chisels, workers in the basement of North Dakota's state museum are meticulously uncovering the nearly complete dinosaur—skin and all.

March 18, 2008
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See the evidence for a new theory of tiny humans—and the stunning South Pacific setting where it was found.

March 10, 2008

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