Catie Leary

Catie Leary

Catie Leary writes and curates visual stories about science, animals, travel, the arts and anything else that reflects the enigmatic charm of the natural world.

She is also a freelance photographer who loves cats, science fiction, hiking and crafting.

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Comical rescue kitties defy gravity in 'Pounce'

Lifelike, but not alive: These animal sculptures are crafted from newspaper

The best spots for cold water surfing

Take a leap with these airborne pups

The story of modern orangutans in 6 arresting photographs

​How a caustic lake in Tanzania became a flamingo paradise

8 demystifying facts about the snow leopard

Take a trip across Q'eswachaka, the last handwoven Inca rope bridge

Elusive ribbon seal makes a rare appearance in the lower 48

Sublime animal portraits vie for Nat Geo's attention

13 quotes about the cozy nostalgia of autumn

Time-lapse artist shines macro lens on contracting corals