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How Engineers Hack Cameras to Photograph and Study Sharks and Lions

For National Geographic photographers and explorers to capture unique wildlife images and collect data, they need specialised cameras. At National Geographic's Photo Engineering and the Engineering Technology Lab, staff constantly invent and modify new tools of the trade.

ANIMALS IN ACTION

Black Rhinos Confront Lions And Elephants In A Three-Way Stand-off

Who would win a fight between a pride of lions, a herd of elephants, and a pair of black rhinoceroses? The answer may surprise you. A Safari Live crew happened upon such a scene while filming in Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Two Lions vs. Bucking Wildebeest—Who Will Win?

Wildebeest are commonly known to be easily picked off by lions on the hunt, so for this solitary wildebeest versus two lions it would't seem to have much of a chance. This wildebeest didn't give up though.

Giraffes 101

Learn surprising giraffe facts, such as why they need such enormous hearts and how they get by on less than thirty minutes of sleep each day.