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Leopard Seal vs. Leopard Seal—Underwater Food Fight

We know that leopard seals are large, formidable predators, but exactly what they’re doing below the waterline has long remained a mystery. But now, thanks to National Geographic grantee Douglas Krause, we’re getting an underwater glimpse into leopard seals’ carnivorous lives—and the seal-on-seal battles are a sight to behold.

Video From a Whale Shark’s Point of View

Engineer Graham Wilhelm joined National Geographic Emerging Explorer Brad Norman on an expedition in Australia to put Crittercams on massive whale sharks.

Tasmanian Devils Are Cuter and More Clever Than You Think

Researchers get a new view of these feisty furballs and search for insights that could help the species survive a deadly cancer epidemic.

Collecting Poop to Save a National Park

Wildlife ecologist and National Geographic grantee Jen Guyton works to bring wildlife back to a park ravaged by war. But her efforts involve getting up close and personal with the back ends of said wildlife, proving that science isn’t for the squeamish.

Seal Pups: Ferociously Cute and Worth Protecting

Fur seal pups may be the cutest creatures in Antarctica—but they can give some serious attitude, as National Geographic grantee and wildlife biologist Douglas Krause finds out when he tries to make sure these animals are as healthy as they are adorable.

Can Wild Monkeys Hang With Humans?

Are the macaques of Gibraltar just manipulating tourists for free handouts, or is there more to this interspecies relationship? National Geographic’s Kyler Abernathy finds out.

Cross a Kangaroo, Koala, Sloth, Monkey, and Bear and This Is What You Get

“When you’re a kid and you think of a very magical place, this is it,” says National Geographic grantee Lisa Dabek.

The First Look at Arctic Life on Ice Through the Eyes of a Polar Bear

Seals swim in a cold blue abyss. White paws paddle through the icy water, giving chase. Finally, morsels of frozen, skinned seal float into view as the hunter gnaws down on her meal.

It’s the first-ever glimpse of life on Arctic sea ice through the eyes of a polar bear.

Hangout With Hi-Tech Explorers

Join us for our next Google+ Hangout as we explore the cutting-edge technology that allows us to perceive the formerly unseen.

How to Put a Camera on a 1,000-Pound Bison

A team with National Geographic’s Crittercam recently installed two cameras on American bison for the first time—find out how they did it.

New Photos From Crittercam Leopard Seal Project

A recent Crittercam expedition to Antarctica yields new views of leopard seals and their sadly adorable prey.

Crittercam Tracking a Monkey Between Two Worlds

The Crittercam team is on the rock of Gibraltar, working with Dr. Agustin Fuentes of Notre Dame on a study of the legendary resident macaques.

March 3, 2013: Everest Emergency, How to Train Your Cat, and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend, or pick your favorite segments and listen now below! Episode: 1309 – Air Date:…

February 10, 2013: Irishmen Adventuring Across Asia, Gruesome Cache of Skulls, and More

Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend.

Sailfish Crittercam Success!

Hoping for billfish, the team catches a sailfish, but in this situation, anglers can’t be choosers. Get the play-by-play.