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Nat Geo WILD

Official account of Nat Geo WILD, a network all about animals and the people that love them. Based in the USA.

A White Lipped Green Pit Viper's forked tongue flicks molecules of scent into something called the Jacobson's organ on the roof of the mouth, which alerts the brain that a potential meal is in the vicinity. • World's Deadliest Snakes take a look at some of the most extreme snakes around the world, highlighting their capabilities, the secrets to their successes, and their many guises. • Tune in tonight at 9/8c on Nat Geo WILD!
Those eyes 😍! Wildlife rehabilitator Nancy Reynolds cradles an orphaned raccoon against her shoulder. A farmer found this kit and its siblings in her grain silo. Nancy will care for these babies round-the-clock until they're old enough to live in an outdoor enclosure. At that point, she'll hand them off to fellow rehabber Nikki Christian, who has the experience — and the tools — to teach them how to survive in the wild. • Tune into #BanditPatrol to see what happens, tonight at 9/8c on Nat Geo WILD!
Majestic and fierce. 🐘 With the potential to grow up to 8 feet long, the 2 spear-like tusks are an African elephant's main fighting weapon. • It's Friday, which means it's #AnimalFightNight ! Join us at 10/9c for an all-new episode on on Nat Geo WILD!
The great apes are fascinating and intelligent animals that share many qualities with humans, and now with the astounding research provided by primatologist Jane Goodall, we explore deeper into the complex species to reveal their culture and personality. • Kingdom of the Apes, features the life stories of some of the best known great apes that have ever lived. • Join us for a special night - Kingdom of the Apes, tonight at 9/8c on Nat Geo WILD!
#WhereInTheWorld Wednesdays! 🌍 • Honored above all of [insert city] wild inhabitants, is the hanuman langur, believed to be the living incarnation of the monkey god. These are desert monkeys, the only primates that can survive in such unforgiving conditions. • Comment below with your guesses for where this is, ahead of an all-new #DestinationWild , Sunday at 8/7c!
"I've got your back." -A "Friendly" Turtle 😉 • Happy #WorldTurtleDay !
Can you guess which continents otters are not found on? • Hear more amazing otter facts! ▶️
During the most critical month of the year, May, a team of wildlife experts and filmmakers followed the lives of individual young animals growing up wild. They captured the incredible real life stories of a five month-old lion cub, a newborn elephant calf, a tiny baby macaque and three adorable black bear cubs. Now, with the addition of some previously unseen footage, we can reveal all the drama as it happened, the highs and the lows, in special shows. #FightForLife • Tune in to a special presentation of #FightForLife , tonight at 9/8c on Nat Geo WILD!
Name a more iconic duo... I'll wait.
*When your brother steals your last slice of pizza.* • Discovery the bone-shattering clashes between some of our planet's deadliest predators. • #AnimalFightNight premieres tonight at 10/9c on Nat Geo WILD!
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#WhereInTheWorld are we? HINT: This is the longest river in the country. • Comment below with your answer! • • • #natgeowild #wildlife #photooftheday #picoftheday #nature #wildlifephotography #landscape #nature #water #river
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