Talk:National Geographic Society

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Society "Links"[edit]

The inside scoop thing for kids is a fake. Wikipedia wants someone to write the article. Anyone avaliable? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 02:11, 3 December 2005‎

I'm looking for help identifying a documentary I saw as a child[edit]

I just asked this question at Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Miscellaneous, but I hope you will not mind if I post it here (and also at orangutan and maybe another page or two) since you would be the most knowledgeable editors on the question.

I am looking for help identifying a nature documentary I saw when I was a child (mid-'90s). It follows the communal life of a particular group of orangutans in the wild (but maybe gorillas or chimps??).

Unfortunately, I can only remember one scene -- but if you saw it, you too would never forget it:

One of the orangutans is an infant, and he is being raised by his mother or perhaps his aunt. She carries him around piggy-back style, like most orangutans do. But the weird thing is, he never outgrows this, even as he grows into a large adolescent. He never permits her to put him down -- in fact, now he can force her to carry him. Then she gets polio. Carrying him saps her of her strength, and she dies. Without her, he too dies.

Thank you for your help. (talk) 08:53, 7 September 2010 (UTC)

There are two possible videos -

1. Mutual of Omaha's Spirit of Adventure - The Gorilla Episode (I don't know the actual name).

2. National Geographic's Urban Gorilla video. (talk) 17:34, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

List of VHS, DVD video releases, Netflix, etc.[edit]

There SHOULD be a list of documentaries that aired, and on what channel, who hosted the show, ratings, seasons, VHS releases by Vestron, Sony, and Time Warner, etc., DVD releases, etc., and how many documentaries are also on Netflix. This article is very incomplete in that regard, which is a visible take on National Geographic to most people. It's even featured in the Twilight Zone movie at the beginning, where Albert Brooks and Dan Akroyd try to guess the theme song. No, I will not make the list of sub-section, as I'm too busy with REAL work in my life to spend on such a project. (talk) 17:37, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

Who is controlling the NG Society and Who Is elect the Trustees[edit]

I couldn't find this info on the NG site. Some info on Eyal Morag (talk) 11:00, 10 July 2013 (UTC)

National Geographic News name change[edit]

The URL listed for National Geographic News is that of the National Geographic Daily News so I changed the text of the article. This could have been a rename, or it could have been incorrect all along and the National Geographic News may be something else entirely. Can someone who knows the subject matter confirm it one way or the other and fix the text if necessary?

I moved the redirect National Geographic News to National Geographic Daily News. I also added "#Other publications" to the redirect. A bot should come along and fix up double-redirects in the next few days. davidwr/(talk)/(contribs) 20:51, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

Seal of NGS should be added[edit]

In addition to the yellow-box logo, the National Geographic Society has a formal seal which it also uses in publications and mailings, and on its headquarters building in Washington, DC. A sample of it can be found here: I would like to suggest that a way be found to add it to this article. Thank you very much for your attention. Matt G. Leger 19:38, 2 October 2014 (UTC)