Marking the territory: An RV Explorer research vessel maintains its position 400 feet above a long-lost WWI German U-boat as an underwater drone descends to inspect the newly discovered wreck. Read more.
PHOTOGRAPH BY JESSICA A. SUAREZ, NAT GEO IMAGE COLLECTION
The world’s rarest canine: Earlier this year, conservationists released 10 red wolves into eastern North Carolina—nearly doubling the entire population in the area. Despite initial success, of those released this year, six are dead, one is missing, and three have been returned to captivity, Nat Geo reports. (Pictured above: Rudy, a captive red wolf in Tennessee, is photographed by Nat Geo Explorer Jessica A. Suarez.)
Growing their own: Fresh from their garden, Lonko Florentino Cayun and Albina Cayulef (pictured above)hold vegetables grown around Argentina’s Lácar Lake. The two are part of the Indigenous Mapuche community of Cayún who, like hundreds of other Native communities in Argentina, were dispossessed of their lands some 130 years ago by a military operation, writes Nat Geo Explorer Luján Agusti.
Oo oo, the glow: You don’t have to love retro to love neon lights. They are back in style, Nat Geo reports—and not just in a “boneyard” like this spot (above) outside the Neon Museum Las Vegas. At night, several of the restored advertisements are illuminated; others are bathed in moody spotlights.