We looked inside some of the tweets by @NatGeo and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Can you guess which species is trying to get your attention—before it’s too late? Follow along this week as we highlight animals at risk of extinction.
Clue 1🔎 Small and shy, my species is found in only one place on Earth—a thin strip of the Western Himalayas.
Clue 2🔎 Locals often refer to me as the 'King of Birds'—can you identify me by my regal call?
Thanks to successful environmental policies, whales are back by the hundreds in the Big Apple https://on.natgeo.com/30aD1cJ
Using technologies and policies that already exist today, cities could cut their carbon emissions by 90 percent by 2050 https://on.natgeo.com/30ibuak
THREAD For my new @natgeo magazine story w/@tompeschak photos, I saw the crazy ways we mistreat #seaturtles. We bludgeon, poison and eat them, disorient them w/lights, choke them w/plastics, build on nest sites.
BUT I also learned conservation works. https://on.natgeo.com/2kwsNka
“We have never observed an ice sheet behaving this way before. It’s unprecedented in human scientific history” https://on.natgeo.com/306D3m3
As leaders attending the UN’s Climate Action Summit discuss possible solutions, we looked back on conservation milestones since the first Earth Day https://on.natgeo.com/32R03TJ
Our best model yet of a Denisovan skeleton reveals many similarities to Neanderthals—including a low forehead and robust jaw https://on.natgeo.com/30eOLuL
Which nations are on track to meet climate goals? https://on.natgeo.com/2LElm51
Like dogs that sniff out drugs, human remains, and elephant ivory, truffle dogs are trained to find underground fungi https://on.natgeo.com/2V7x9fy
For fur farm rejects and exotic pet cast-offs, this sanctuary in Minnesota offers foxes a second chance https://on.natgeo.com/34YmkAI
Only meager fossil traces of the mysterious Denisovans have been found—a pinky bone, a skull fragment, a fractured jaw, and a few teeth.
Now, using their DNA, researchers finally gave this ghostly group a skeleton. My latest @NatGeo https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/09/dna-reveals-first-look-enigmatic-human-relative/
The largest and longest Arctic expedition in history will tap 600 people from 19 countries to spend a year meticulously collecting data https://on.natgeo.com/30uhhVq
Tira, an eye-catching zebra foal spotted in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve, likely has a genetic mutation called pseudomelanism https://on.natgeo.com/2V4oque
Migratory birds have made their thousand-mile flights for millennia, but we are just now learning to map their mesmerizing journeys https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/03/bird-migration-interactive-maps/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=social::src=twitter::cmp=editorial::add=tw20190919ngm-birdmigrationmaps::rid=
Compared with bird counts from 1970, scientists estimate that North America has lost around three billion birds due to habitat loss, pesticides, and more https://on.natgeo.com/30bluRB