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National Geographic

@NatGeo

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Inside 100 Tweets

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Average replies
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Average retweets
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Average likes
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

1. globally and in category Media House

1. in category Media House

7. globally and in category Media

9. globally

11. in category Media

85. worldwide

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All our stories about COVID-19 can be accessed freely—stay tuned for future updates and read more here

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Radiocarbon dating has revealed a whale shark that lived 50 years—the most ever for that species

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There’s a small but real possibility that the virus that causes COVID-19 could take hold in a new species and pass it back to humans

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"What really matters is cumulative emissions. If it’s short lived, it’s not really touching the tip of the iceberg.”

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Every place marches to its own beat. For musicians on the move, the mantra is: Stop. Listen. And take note.

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A Grant's gazelle keeps a watchful eye out for predators in this touching image captured by Your Shot photographer Christopher Ciccone.

A Grant's gazelle keeps a watchful eye out for predators in this touching image captured by Your Shot photographer Christopher Ciccone.

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Follow @NGKids and @NatGeoEducation for more tips, resources, and inspiration

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Try one of these creative ways to let kids socialize from afar

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Draw a simple map of your neighborhood, then have your child navigate from one clue to another as they ride a bike. Clues can be shapes, colors, letters, signs, numbers, objects, trees, etc. 🗺️

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Make a Birdbath: Attract birds to your yard with this simple craft 🐦

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Pick a place to "travel" through books 📚

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Dance together! 🕺Turn up the volume and have a Party Animals dance party with this mix featuring songs by Parry Gripp

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Join explorer Edward Hurme during a live Explorer Classroom session Tuesday April 7 at 2pm ET to learn all about bat behavior 🦇

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Take a virtual tour of the @NatGeoMuseum's "Becoming Jane" exhibit to celebrate Jane Goodall's recent birthday 🎂

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THREAD: Looking for ways your family can explore, learn, and have fun together? Here are 7 things to do at home this week

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A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, and six other big cats are exhibiting symptoms consistent with the illness

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For many of us, the most important intersection of geography and human culture in our lives is where we go to work. Or used to.

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Some families have found themselves suddenly locked down with little space, while others are forced apart

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Researchers broke open ancient rocks extracted from more than 330 feet below the seafloor and discovered a community of microbes living inside them

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For many of us, the most important intersection of geography and human culture in our lives is where we go to work. Or used to.

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These natural giants very quickly show us the scale of our natural world

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