Discussion in 'The Natural World' started by Toroid, Jul 19, 2016.
one more taken by Debbie.
The Mwanza flat-headed rock agama also known as The Spider-Man lizard.
This spider mimics a ladybug. By mimicking the ladybug, the edible spider is using this colour system to avoid predators.
Dolphins use Pufferfish to get high. Pufferfish produce a potent defensive chemical, which they eject when threatened. In small enough doses, the toxin seems to induce "a trance-like state" in dolphins.
Dolphins Seem to Use Toxic Pufferfish to Get High | Smart News | Smithsonian
A bear named "Big boy" was raiding honey production facilities near Turkey's Trabzon-Sürmene province. Agricultural engineer İbrahim Sedef saw an opportunity, and used "Big boy"'s night raids as a test to determine which type of honey was the best. In multiple, double-blind trials, "Big boy" always preferred the rare, expensive anzer honey; followed closely by chestnut, flower, and pine-wood honey. "Big boy" noticeably steered away from low-quality supermarket "cherry jam" made with corn syrup.
This is Nereis Sandersi - a hydrothermal deep sea vent worm.
the majestic stand rock.
the awesome witches gulch
Tulips in the Netherlands...
One-in-a-million shot of a kingfisher snapped by amateur photographer
Here's a pic of Kobi two years ago this month...
Sunlight passing through the wings of a Black Jacobin Hummingbird.
Photo: Christian Spencer
The Golden Moon Bear with its luminous coat, lionlike mane. Native to Asia.
"The Crooked Forest" is a grove of oddly-shaped pine trees located in West Pomerania, Poland
I found two American dagger moth caterpillars today.
View from a rear-facing motorcycle helmet camera in Australia. This is a Magpie.
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