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Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was a prolific geographer, naturalist and explorer. This passion for travel may have been spurred by a sense of social alienation. Humboldt never married and is known to have had multiple gay relationships during his life 🌈🦑 #LGBTHM20
...or delve into the secret lives of urban foxes! #MusNature
'You are never too small to make a difference.' A new species of miniature beetle has been named after @GretaThunberg , in recognition of her advocacy for climate action and protecting the natural world ??
And our winner is....Yongqing Bao! Selected by our judges from over 48,000 entries, Yongqing’s powerful winning picture frames nature’s ultimate challenge - its battle for survival - in an unforgettable and unique moment between a Tibetan fox and a marmot.
“No one will protect what they don't care about, and no one will care about what they have never experienced.” On his birthday we're sending huge thanks to Sir#DavidAttenborough for being such an incredible advocate for the natural world ??????
The Siberian unicorn was a true Ice Age giant, weighing up to twice as much as a modern rhino. Now, the first ever dating of the ancient rhino's fossils show it survived until at least 39,000 years ago.
@LumixUK @NHM_WPYM @SamRowleyPhotoichel Zoghzoghi was in Brazil photographing jaguars when his image, Matching Outfits, was captured. He was mesmerized as a mother and cub dragged an anaconda from the water, with the trio sporting very similar patterns. @LumixUK #WPYPeoplesChoice @NHM_WPYh #HighlyCommendedttps ://t.co/FcdZTA5lz8