Informing Conservation Decisions
Many conservation strategies are informed by the scientific expeditions led by Academy researchers. Discover how we are impacting the natural world.
Bring Color To Your Day With These 18 Ridiculously Stunning Creatures
Bring Color To Your Day With These 18 Ridiculously Stunning Creatures - World's largest collection of cat memes and other animals
What Kind Of Aquatic Creature Would You Be?
Life under the sea would be so carefree (or so we suspect)! Share your thoughts about your life on land on Whisper: http://wis.pr/Nuji
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Explore the wonders of the ocean in a gif-ferent way, as we tumble through the beauty and science of the sea. Our mission is to inspire conservation of the ocean.
Why This Octopus Isn't Stuck-Up
Some chemical in octopus skin acts as a repellent to the little suction cups on the arms, a surprise finding shows. Without it, the eight-armed creature would tie itself in knots.
9 Reasons To Celebrate Cephalopods! Wait... Cephalo-WHAT?
Cephalopod Awareness Days are happening right now! Learn more about the squid, cuttlefish, octopus, & nautiluses that make up this unique group of critters.
National Geographic Your Shot
Welcome to Your Shot, National Geographic's photo community. Our mission: To tell stories collaboratively through your best photography and expert curation.
The adorable purple, googly-eyed stubby squid
It looks like a spongy toy, but this adorable underwater creature was found at 3,000 feet deep off the coast of Southern California.
Discover Ocean on Instagram: “The day octopus. Photo by ©@edahlmeier Octopus cyanea, also known as the big blue octopus, day octopus and Cyane's octopus. #DiscoverOcean”
22.7k Likes, 213 Comments - Discover Ocean (@discoverocean) on Instagram: “The day octopus. Photo by ©@edahlmeier Octopus cyanea, also known as the big blue octopus, day…”
Amphioctopus marginatus Coconut Octopus
Photo of a Amphioctopus marginatus(Scientific Name) Coconut Octopus(Common Name) shotted in South Bolaang Mongondow, North Sulawesi - Indonesian with a Canon camera