Bertie Gregory has a secret weapon for keeping beluga whales in the frame of his photographs and films.
He sings to them. Often songs by Adele.
The Nat Geo Explorer’s fascination with the natural world, from crocodiles and jaguars to all manner of sea creatures (above, swimming through a swarm of mackerel), is being chronicled in a five-part series starting tomorrow. Only 29 years old, he’s been to every continent and keeps his singing chops in shape—just in case.
Harvest Moon: The moon nearest the fall equinox long has been featured in song from Tin Pan Alley composers to Neil Young. It reaches its full phase on Friday—and can be seen sandwiched between Saturn and brighter Jupiter in the constellation Aquarius, the water bearer. On Saturday and Sunday nights you’ll find Jupiter and the moon paired in the constellation Pisces. Here’s more on the phases of the moon.
Not for the faint of heart: When the wind blows, the entire length of rope and wooden planks begin to sway. People have died trying to cross northern Pakistan’s stunning Hussaini Hanging bridge, and photographer Kevin Faingnaert didn’t step on the bridge to get his image above. Read Nat Geo’s account of the bridge and its majestic views.