The best places to see cute, cuddly and majestic animals.
Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! For animal lovers, the world is full of great vacation destinations, whether you want to spend it running like mad and yelling "Mush!", lounging in an upscale inn admiring the 45 centimetre-long tongues of some of its guests, or taking a dip with a bunch of animated balls of goo, we've compiled a list of 10 of our favourites. (In no particular order, I must confess. In this case, I long to go to every one of them just about equally. Yes, even the one in Orlando — I unabashedly love Florida, and my two-year-old is gator-mad.)
This species of whale has an unusual and mysterious tusk, once harvested and sold as a unicorn horn for 10 times its weight in gold.
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Video by: National Geographic
Date 6 hrs ago 2:04
Tooltip Information:The Narwhal's Mysterious TuskVideo by:Description: This species of whale has an unusual and mysterious tusk, once harvested and sold as a unicorn horn for 10 times its weight in gold.Rating: 4Views: 203
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Tooltip Information:Watch The Birth of a TornadoVideo by:Description: May 21, 2013—Two days before a tornado—with winds clocked at 190 miles per hour—tore through suburban Oklahoma City on May 20, National Geographic explorer and storm researcher Tim Samaras captured this video of a tornado forming in south-central Kansas. Video courtesy Tim Samaras.Rating: 4Views: 657
Date 10 hrs ago 4:23
Tooltip Information:Why Do These Women Stretch Their Necks?Video by:Description: Starting at an early age, women of the Padaung tribe wear a coil of brass rings around their necks. This collar, and the elongated appearance it gives their necks over time, are Padaung symbols they wear proudly. In their native Myanmar, Padaung people often faced persecution over these visible tribal symbols. Now, having relocated to a Thailand refugee camp, these Padaung women continue this centuries-old custom, memorializing the struggles of the past and maintaining a link to their tribe's history.Rating: 4Views: 535
Date 13-05-23 4:34
Tooltip Information:Everest Tourism Changed Sherpa LivesVideo by:Description: The booming tourism industry aimed at putting people on the peak of Mt. Everest has radically changed the lives of Nepal's Sherpas. National Geographic Young Explorer and photographer Max Lowe recently spent two months in Nepal's Khumbu region, documenting some of those changes. Video and photos courtesy Max Lowe.Rating: 4Views: 579