Magazine Extras!

October 2016

Freaky Creatures

Bat Has REALLY Long Tongue - Ep. 8

The tube-lipped nectar bat has a bizarre tongue like no other animal! Find out what else makes the tube-lipped nectar bat so freaky in this episode of “Freaky Creatures”!


Pets in Costumes

Check out the gallery!

In the October 2016 issue of National Geographic Kids, we're in the mood for Halloween! Celebrate the spooky holiday with bats, cursed treasures, killer plants, and more! We've also got funny photos of costume-wearing dogs. Plus, meet five supersize creatures that once ruled ancient Africa's waters.


Other Stories in This Month's Issue:

  • Destination Space: Voyage to the Frankenstein moon of Uranus.
  • Bet You Didn't Know: Check out spooky facts about Halloween.
  • Creepy Calls: Find out how scientists cracked the code of gibbon communication.
  • Awesome 8: Discover fearless foods from around the world.
  • Weird But True!: Learn fun facts you can share with your friends.

Check out these stories and more in this issue of Nat Geo Kids, on sale now.
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Wild Beats

Southeast Asian Forest feat. DJ Ecotone - Ep. 2

Things get loud in the Borneo forest when the animals start talking! Check out this video by DJ Ecotone that features orangutans, gibbons, cicadas, and the golden-cheeked barbet.



Learn their tricks.

Bat Myths Busted

They're not blind! Learn more.

Animal Jam

Check out the newest animal!

Watch Weird But True! on TV this weekend!

Check out a clip and see behind-the-scenes photos of the new show.