From the Photo Archive: 65 Years of Epic Everest Climbs

From the Photo Archive: 65 Years of Epic Everest Climbs Decades after two climbers first summited Mount Everest, mountaineers from across the globe continue to set their sights on the world’s tallest peak. Source: National Geographic Decades after two climbers first summited Mount Everest, mountaineers from across the globe continue to set their sights on the world’s tallest peak. From the Photo Archive: 65 Years of Epic Everest Climbs

The Race to Save Historic Plastic Artifacts

The Race to Save Historic Plastic Artifacts Although plastic is a big problem in the ocean, museum conservators are rushing to save spacesuits, animation cels, and other pieces of history. Source: National Geographic Although plastic is a big problem in the ocean, museum conservators are rushing to save spacesuits, animation cels, and other pieces of history. The Race to Save Historic Plastic Artifacts

This is How Camels Can Eat Spikey Cacti

This is How Camels Can Eat Spikey Cacti Hardened structures, called papillae, line the mouths of camels and other animals—including humans—to help them eat tough foods. Source: National Geographic Hardened structures, called papillae, line the mouths of camels and other animals—including humans—to help them eat tough foods. This is How Camels Can Eat Spikey Cacti

Buffalo Gives the Horns to a Young Lion Cub

Buffalo Gives the Horns to a Young Lion Cub After recently catching a lizard, a lion cub makes the mistake of taking its prize into buffalo territory. Source: National Geographic After recently catching a lizard, a lion cub makes the mistake of taking its prize into buffalo territory. Buffalo Gives the Horns to a Young Lion Cub

5 Giant Salamander Species Identified—And They're All in Danger

5 Giant Salamander Species Identified—And They're All in Danger A new study shows that there are more species of Chinese giant salamander than previously thought, but most of those could go extinct in the near future. Source: National Geographic A new study shows that there are more species of Chinese giant salamander than previously thought, but most of those could go extinct in the near future. 5 Giant Salamander Species Identified—And They're All in Danger

Explore Historic Mount Everest Expeditions Through National Geographic Maps

Explore Historic Mount Everest Expeditions Through National Geographic Maps Sixty-five years after the first climbers summited Mount Everest, we look back on our most stunning maps of the mountain. Source: National Geographic Sixty-five years after the first climbers summited Mount Everest, we look back on our most stunning maps of the mountain. Explore Historic Mount Everest Expeditions Through National Geographic Maps

Is This Inscribed Stone a Notorious Forgery—or the Answer to America’s Oldest Mystery?

Is This Inscribed Stone a Notorious Forgery—or the Answer to America’s Oldest Mystery? Scholars will take a fresh look at the authenticity of a rock purporting to reveal the fate of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island. Source: National Geographic Scholars will take a fresh look at the authenticity of a rock purporting to reveal the fate of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island. Is This Inscribed Stone a Notorious Forgery—or the Answer to America’s Oldest Mystery?

Oldest European Tree Found—And It's Having a Growth Spurt

Oldest European Tree Found—And It's Having a Growth Spurt A Heldreich’s pine discovered in southern Italy has been thriving in a remote part of a national park for 1,230 years. Source: National Geographic A Heldreich’s pine discovered in southern Italy has been thriving in a remote part of a national park for 1,230 years. Oldest European Tree Found—And It's Having a Growth Spurt