Magazine sneak peek

In this issue of National Geographic Kids photographer Joel Sartore gives you a behind-the-scenes look at his quest to save animals. The National Geographic Explorer travels to zoos, aquariums, and rescue centers around the world to snap pics for his project, the National Geographic Photo Ark. He hopes the photos will inspire people to help endangered animals. You'll also learn about the threats facing the critters and how you can help.

Then follow wildebeests on their wild journey as they face off against lions and crocodiles—all for some grassy goodness. Next, discover how caretakers returned threatened pangolins to the wild. Plus, get ready to LOL at history's greatest pranks with a timeline featuring some of the funniest hoaxes. And peek inside a mysterious government file about unidentified flying objects to learn about three reported sightings, then decide for yourself if UFOs are real.

Finally, be sure to visit the giveaway page March 14-21 for a chance to win a Photo Ark prize pack, which includes a book, a puzzle, and a plushie. 

Other stories in this month's issue:

•  Amazing Animals: Meet a rescued lion, a black bear and a coyote walking next to each other, and a pet iguana that escaped a building fire.
•  Weird But True: Check out fun facts you can share with your friends.
•  Guinness World Records: Read about the world’s largest human recycling logo, a giant snail, and the farthest wakeboard ramp jump. 
• Bet You Didn't Know: Learn seven stormy facts. 
• Fun Stuff: Play special Earth Day games.

Get these stories and more in this issue, on sale March 8.
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