Fiddler On the Beach: Thousands of Fiddler Crabs!

Fiddler On the Beach: Thousands of Fiddler Crabs!

  Habitat: from Massachusetts to the Gulf of Mexico Status: No Conservation Concerns You know what I really love about nature, and animals more specifically? Is that…

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Pig the Dog: the Pooch that looks Photoshopped!

Photo: Joey Kennedy/AL.com

World, meet Pig. Pig isn’t actually a pig, of course, she’s a dog; albeit an unusual looking one. The 8-month old mutt has scrawny legs,…

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Gaudy Clown Crab: the Crustacean That’s Simply Faaabulous!

Gaudy Clown Crab: the Crustacean That's Simply Faaabulous!

 Habitat: throughout the Caribbean Status: Not Listed This is the Gaudy Clown Crab (Platypodiella spectabilis). It’s one of the most fashionable crustaceans in the ocean, in my…

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Multiple Mouths and Purple, Oh My! New Species of Purple Jellyfish Found!

photo: Coolum Beach Surf and Life Saving Club/AAP

Early this Wednesday morning, beachgoers at Coolum Beach, Queensland were lucky enough to spot a potentially new species of purple jellyfish that scientists believe may…

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They See Me Rollin’: New Cartwheeling Flic-flac Spider Discovered

They See Me Rollin': New Cartwheeling Flic-flac Spider Discovered

What’s that bouncing along the horizon? It’s not a tumbleweed, that’s for sure. It’s a newly discovered Moroccan Flic-flac Spider (Cebrennus rechenbergi). I have to say,…

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Nudi Bits: Spanish Shawl Nudibranch!

Nudi Bits: Spanish Shawl Nudibranch!

Join me on my hunt for a Spanish Shawl nudibranch!

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Meet the Spider That Looks Just Like the Pringles Man

Meet the Spider That Looks Just Like the Pringles Man

Habitat: South, East, and South East Asia; west from Pakistan and India, north towards China and Japan, and south towards the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and…

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Newly Discovered Species of Moth Mimics a SPIDER!

South American Leaf Fish: ‘Leaf Mimic’ Hoover Vac’s Its Prey

photo: www.archer-fish.ru

Habitat: South America: Amazon River basin in Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Columbia, and Venezuela Status: Not Evaluated You know that saying “Make like a tree and LEAF ME…

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Sea Sapphire: the Most Beautiful Animal You’ve Never Heard Of

photo: Stefan Siebert

 Habitat: oceans worldwide (?) Status: Not Listed Sometimes I happen across creatures that quite literally take my breath away. This happens to be one of…

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