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Alexis Manning

Alexis Manning has worked for National Geographic Television and National Geographic News. She has a passion for travel, conservation, and photography.

Sneaky Sea Lion Snatches Fish From Fisherman’s Hands

A funny viral video shows a resourceful sea lion take a fisherman’s catch for an easy meal.

Dolphin Slaughter Fueled by Illegal Shark Trade

The raging demand for shark meat in Asia has indirectly created another victim in our oceans: dolphins.

Top 10 Headlines Today: Urine-Powered Phone, Fossil Treasure Trove, and…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Scientists have apparently created the world’s first phone powered by urine, a fossil “treasure trove” has been discovered in Australia, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Ice-Free Arctic, Rare Reptiles Stolen…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: A study says the Arctic could be ice free by 2054, at least 23 rare animals have been stolen from a zoo in Australia, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Volcanoes ‘Scream,’ Blackbeard’s Treasure Found…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Volcanoes are found to ‘scream’ at higher and higher frequencies until they explode, archaeologists have uncovered Blackbeard’s pirate booty, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Mammals ‘Select’ Sex of Offspring, Melting Icebergs Create Sound

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Study find that mammals may be able to select the sex of their offspring, melting icebergs create a disruptive ocean sound, and …

Top 10 Headlines Today: Neanderthal-Human Language, Starfish’s Bizarre Eyes…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: New research suggests Neanderthals and humans may have shared a common language, starfish apparently see the world with primitive eyes on their arms, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Bat X-Rays, Corpse-Eating Fly…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: An x-ray video reveals the secret behind bat’s ability for flight, a corpse-eating fly is back from the dead after being thought extinct, and …

Top 10 Headlines Today: ‘Extinct’ Snake Discovered, Test-Tube Baby Born…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Scientists have re-discovered a snake once considered extinct, a baby has been born after it was selected using new genome screening techniques, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Science of Fireworks, High-Speed Hummingbirds…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Engineers explain the science behind a popular Fourth of July tradition, a high-speed camera captures the movement of hummingbird wings, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Telescopic Contact Lens, Australian Skull Mystery…

A roundup of the top 10 stories on National Geographic’s radar today: The world’s first “zooming” contact lens has been invented, the discovery of an ancient white man’s skull in Australia could rewrite history, and …

Top 10 Headlines Today: Nicotine-Addicted Mummies, Rare Jaguar Photos…

For this Monday morning, here are the top headlines that fit within the Yellow Border: Hair from ancient Chilean mummies has revealed a nicotine habit, photos of a rare jaguar have been captured near an Arizona mine, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Cosmic Currency, Oldest DNA…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: SETI and Paypal are teaming up to create the universe’s first space currency, DNA from an ancient horse has become the oldest ever sequenced, and…

Top 10 Headlines Today: Habitable Planets, New Killer Whale Species…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Astronomers have found three potentially habitable worlds, DNA tests of a killer whale specimen may reveal a new species or subspecies, and …

Top 10 Headlines Today: Ocean “Breathes,” Colonial Murder Mystery…

The top stories on National Geographic’s radar today: Migrating animals change the ocean’s oxygen levels, scientists may have solved Colonial America’s oldest murdery mystery, and …