Photo of the Day

Picture of a flock of scarlet ibises flying in Venezuela
May 14, 2022

Scarlet Ibises

A flock of scarlet ibises takes flight in Venezuela. This photo appeared in an April 1998 story that documented life along the Orinoco River.
Photograph by Robert Caputo, 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