Fennec The Soul of The Desert (Photo and caption by Francisco Mingorance/ National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest) The fennec, or desert fox is a canine mammal species of the genus Vulpes, which inhabits the Sahara Desert and Arabia.
Tanzania, A touching moment between primatologist and National Geographic grantee Jane Goodall and young chimpanzee Flint at Tanzania's Gombe Stream Reserve. (Photo by Hugo van Lawick via National Geographic)
About of all mammal species are bats. The world’s lightest mammal is the bumblebee bat. Bats can consume insects in one night. The world's largest bat, the Rodrigues fruit bat, has a wingspan of up to 6 ft.
The Explosion! Winner of the 2012 National Geographic Photography Contest. "The subject’s name is Busaba, a well-cared-for Indochinese tigress, whose home is at Khao Kheow Open Zoo, Thailand." Photo by Ashley Vincent of Chonburi, Thailand.