I Like Big Beaks And I Cannot Lie: Stork-billed Kingfisher

photo: wokoti

Habitat: tropical Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, from India and Sri Lanka to Indonesia Status: Least Concern This odd big-beaked bird is the Stork-billed Kingfisher…

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New Week Nudibranch: Hydatina amplustre – What a Face!!

photo: In-Depth Images Kwajalein

Habitat:Big Island, Maui, Kahoolawi, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai and French Frigate Shoals: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific Status: No Conservation Concerns Is this not the sweetest…

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10 of the Cutest Photos of Baby Hedgehogs!

photo via: thatcutesite.com

Some quick facts on baby hedgehogs: These little cuties aren’t born with spikes, that would probably hurt the momma hedgie just a wee bit, after…

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Who Invited the Ugly Christmas Sweater Caterpillar?

photo: Martie Rheeder

Habitat: South Africa Status: Not Listed The caterpillar of the Pine Emperor Moth (Nudaurelia cytherea) isn’t exactly dressed for a glamorous ball but instead an…

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Merry Christmas (Eve) From a Very Festive Christmas Moth!

photo: John Horstman

Habitat: Taiwan, Korea, Japan Status: Not Listed With pine green forewings and deep red hindwings, this moth of the Nolidae family called Clethrophora distincta is…

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The Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko Has Quite the Odd “Leaf Me Alone” Strategy…

photo: Bruce Thomson

Habitat:  Sydney Basin of New South Wales Status: Not Evaluated This cryptic creature is the Broad-tailed Gecko or Southern Leaf-tailed Gecko (Phyllurus platurus). It truly…

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Charlotte’s Web In Real Life: New Species of Spider Builds Decoy to Distract Predators

Charlotte's Web In Real Life: New Species of Spider Builds Decoy to Distract Predators

Just in time for the holiday season scientists have discovered a new species of spider that brings the story of Charlotte’s Web to life. Silently…

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Husky & Baby Speak the Same Language

Husky & Baby Speak the Same Language

WHAT ARE YOU SAYING??!! I can’t take it anymore! Someone call the baby-husky-adult translator. Oh wait…

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This Bright Blue ‘Ice Worm’ Is Beautifully Hideous

photo: Jerry Kirkhart

Habitat: British Columbia, Canada to Mexico; Peru Status: No Conseravation Concerns Shuffling amongst mussel beds and algal fronds is the bright turquoise Annelid Worm (Nereis…

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Top-heavy Boston Terrier Pup Takes a Tumble

Top-heavy Boston Terrier Pup Takes a Tumble
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