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What to expect with COVID-19 vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11
What to expect with COVID-19 vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11
FDA authorizes Pfizer’s vaccine for emergency use in kids ages 5 to 11
FDA authorizes Pfizer’s vaccine for emergency use in kids ages 5 to 11
This fierce fish grows 20 new teeth each day
This fierce fish grows 20 new teeth each day
5 ways Jacques Cousteau pushed to protect the planet
5 ways Jacques Cousteau pushed to protect the planet
Mexico’s ‘pottery of the night’ is perfect for Day of the Dead
Mexico’s ‘pottery of the night’ is perfect for Day of the Dead
Photos show a climate change crises unfolding—and hope for the future
Photos show a climate change crises unfolding—and hope for the future

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Mexico’s ‘pottery of the night’ is perfect for Day of the Dead
Mexico’s ‘pottery of the night’ is perfect for Day of the Dead
Why swallows can be found everywhere in Portugal
Why swallows can be found everywhere in Portugal
Here’s why scientists are studying Maine’s coastline
Here’s why scientists are studying Maine’s coastline
Can UNESCO status save the world’s oldest mummies?
Can UNESCO status save the world’s oldest mummies?
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A Skeptic’s Guide to Loving Bats
Bats have a serious PR problem, and COVID-19 misinformation only makes things worse. National Geographic Explorer at Large Rodrigo Medellín—aka the Bat Man of Mexico—is here to save the day with the help of facts, science... and tequila.

November 2021 Issue

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One-on-one with Dr. Fauci: ‘Expect the unexpected’
One-on-one with Dr. Fauci: ‘Expect the unexpected’
Reimagining ‘The Little Prince’
Reimagining ‘The Little Prince’
I’ve walked 11,000 miles across continents. This is what I've learned.
I’ve walked 11,000 miles across continents. This is what I've learned.
A grave humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ethiopia. ‘I never saw hell before, but now I have.’
A grave humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Ethiopia. ‘I never saw hell before, but now I have.’
A visual timeline of every animal ever sent into space
A visual timeline of every animal ever sent into space

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