Photo Story
Polar Bear Swimming

Mammals in Motion

By Lisa Moore

Nine amazing images capture a law of nature: Survival demands movement.

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PhotoZone Features

Photos of the Week

Common Yellowthroat

See Our Favorite Photos

Each week, our editors choose favorite nature photos to share with our readers. Check out our Photos of the Week, selected from past Photo Contest entries.

Caption Contest

Snowy Egrets

Got Captions?

Check out some of our favorite photos of animals with attitude. Enter our monthly contest and see our latest winner and runners-up.

Photo Tips

teenage boy photographing subject with smart phone

Getting Youth to Focus on Nature

Seven tips from a pro for turning tech-fixated kids into wildlife-savvy shutterbugs.

Photo Gallery

Fireflies surround tent

Nighttime Wildlife

From backyards to backcountry wilderness, campers may spot—and photograph—a surprising cast of nocturnal creatures.

Nature's Witness

Black Panther, Ecuador

Rare Encounter

A photographer enjoys a rare sighting of a black panther in the wild.

Shared Moment

Giant Ichneumon wasp

Circle of Life

A wasp displays egg-laying artistry.

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