Rocher Percé, Canada

Percé Rock, Canada

The Percé Rock (Rocher Percé in French) was named Percé (“pierced rock”) by Samuel de Champlain when he discovered it in 1607, in reference to the holes he had seen in the […]

Mega Chad

Lake Mega Chad

About 7,000 years ago, a vast lake spread hundreds of square kilometers across north-central Africa. Known to scientists as Lake Mega Chad, it covered more than 400,000 square kilometers at […]

Seal attack

Leopard seal attack

Gentoo penguins are the fastest underwater swimmer of all penguins. This one tries to flee for its life as a leopard seal bursts out of the water. Antarctic Peninsula coast, […]