This blog post was written by former National Geographic Education Intern, Livia Mazur. We’re sharing National Geographic staff and friends’ stories about nature to celebrate the Great Nature Project. To share your own nature photos of plants and animals with National Geographic, visit greatnatureproject.org. It was a normal summer evening in my life as a busy New Yorker. I had spent all day in the … Continue reading #GreatNature: Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?
I don’t know about you, but when I see photos or hear stories of interspecies animal friendships it just makes me happy. I feel like if two completely different species can hang out, have a good time and be friends, then there truly is hope for the world. Take the case of Owen and Mzee, for instance. Owen, a baby hippo, was orphaned by the … Continue reading Can’t We All Just Get Along?