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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.
Talk about a crappy meal: The leopard tree iguana feeds her newborns feces, according to new research.
Join host National Geographic Weekend host Boyd Matson and his guests as they try to save man-eating crocs from angry villagers, meet a retired Navy seal at Washington’s National Zoo, find out the dark secrets of performing orcas at Sea World, swim face to face with great white sharks, and survive avalanches by avoiding them.
A now-extinct family of cockroaches ate a diet that was high in dinosaur dung, according to a new study.
From a power source to a cancer fighter, learn about the many uses of termite poop.
In his new book, The Origin of Feces, David Waltner Toews does the dirty work of showing that poop is part of our daily lives—from food to health to sustainability.
This week, we survive being attacked by a rhino while riding an elephant, we help plan South Africa’s answer to the Appalachian Trail, and we learn about the burial place of one of history’s greatest rulers – Genghis Khan.
A new synthetic “poop” can be used to treat human gastrointestinal infections caused by the bacterium Clostridium difficile.
Train the Chesapeake Bay retriever has a dirty job—finding the poop that Argentina’s forest carnivores have left behind.
How do dung beetles like their dung? Stinky, and from omnivores like us, a new study says.