Road Trip: Shipwreck Coast, Michigan
From National Geographic’s Drives of a Lifetime Series
Driving Michigan’s lonely northern shoreline is almost like being on the water itself. “The lake is the boss,” says a retired commercial fisherman who has lived eight decades along the shores of Lake Superior. “Make no mistake—the lake is the boss.”
Photo Gallery: Masters of Undersea Camouflage
From National Geographic’s Ocean
The leafy sea dragon has evolved an uncanny resemblance to the seaweed and kelp found in Australian coastal waters. The animals also mimic leafy weeds by drifting along with ocean currents, snacking on sea lice or tiny crustaceans. Male sea dragons bear young, like their relatives the sea horses, carrying eggs underneath their tails for four to six weeks.