Watch live: A Canada goose is nesting at National Geographic headquarters
A Canada goose pair has laid eggs in National Geographic’s courtyard. Hatching is imminent.
At National Geographic, we cover wildlife stories from all over the world. Our photographers have gone under the Antarctic ice to photograph penguins. They’ve spent months in Yellowstone documenting stunning elk migrations.
But the wildlife story that’s most captivated our staff this spring is right here at home.
On a grassy ledge off the third floor of National Geographic’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., a female Canada goose sits on six eggs. The eggs, by our calculations, are due to hatch sometime this week (Canada geese eggs incubate for 24-28 days). Staffers are riveted.
“Are we just watching a goose sit…?” new viewers will ask in the YouTube live chat.
“YES!” die-hard cam-watchers will answer.
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