Photo of the Day

Picture of hikers looking at a tree branch in a forest in New Zealand
April 17, 2021

Forest Path

In New Zealand's Fiordland National Park, hikers pause to study a gnarled tree. The nation's largest national park is roughly the same size as the state of Connecticut.
Photograph by Annie Griffiths, Nat Geo Image Collection

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history