A unique geological phenomenon known as Danxia landform. Observed in several places in China. This example is located in Zhangye, Province of Gansu. The color is the result of an accumulation for millions of years of red sandstone and other rocks.
Located in Thailand, BLES is devoted to creating a safe and natural environment for elephants. BLES is the only sanctuary in Thailand that puts the well-being of elephants first. There are no performances — just elephants being elephants.
A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, in Koalas will drink water if there is a bush fire or it is too hot. Normally they get their water from eating eucalyptus leaves.
Xkeken Cenote, Mexico Photograph by John Stanmeyer, National Geographic This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features The Maya believed natural wells, such as the Xkeken cenote in Mexico’s Yucatán, led to the underworld.
"Circus Animals on Street. A troupe of elephants and a zebra walk down Street in Manhattan, New York City, heralding the arrival of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. April Photo by Otto Bettmann.
Location: North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii Standing in knee deep water as this wave heaves up and over. It is so shallow, the sand is getting sucked into the wave. The sun is directly overhead at noon, which lights up the sand within the wave.