Black Dragonfish: From Googly-eyed Spaghetti to Deep-sea Monster

Black Dragonfish: From Googly-eyed Spaghetti to Deep-sea Monster

Habitat: common in deep, temperate and equatorial oceanic waters Status: Not Listed Looking at the drawing above, you’re probably thinking it’s from some Hitchhiker’s Guide to the…

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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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7 Unbeweevably Cool Weevils That Will Make You Say ‘Wow!’

photo: S. Myers, Bishop Museum

Weevils are a type of beetle in the Curculionoidea superfamily. There are over 60,000 species in several families, so chances are you might have encountered…

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Show the Scarlet Ibis Some Love on Valentine’s Day!

photo: Joel Sartore

Habitat: South America and islands of the Caribbean Status: Least Concern I can’t think of a better creature to write about for Valentine’s Day than…

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Jail Stripe Spiders Make a Break For it Using Bromeliads

photo: Alpaida quadrilorata

  Habitat: South America; Paraguay, Brazil. Status: Not Evaluated Sporting the always fashionable jail bird look is this neotropical orbweaver species Alpaida quadrilorata. There’s not…

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The Blue-rayed Limpet Looks Like a Butterfly But Stomps Like a Bee

photo: ifremer

Habitat: eastern Atlantic coasts from Iceland and Norway, to Portugal. It is absent from the Baltic Sea, East Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands Status: No…

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Butterflies Beware: this Metalmark Moth Is Supermodel Status

photo: MiguelAngelValdez via Projectnoah.org

  Habitat: Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama and Venezuela Status: Not Listed This breathtaking creature is a species of Metalmark Moth (Cyanopepla submacula) native to…

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Cinnamon Ground Dove: Starting the Winter Season Off Right

photo: Peter van Zoest

Habitat: West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea Status: Least Concern Well, it’s officially November! Meaning, it’s definitely time to start breaking out the hot…

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7 Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired By Bugs!

7 Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired By Bugs!

Happy Halloween everyone! If you’re still undecided as to what to be for your favorite spooky holiday, then look no further for inspiration! I’ve compiled…

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New Week Nudibranch: Trapania miltabrancha

photo: Gordon Tillen

Habitat: Bali, Indonesia Status: Not listed This absolutely stunning species of nudibranch is Trapania miltabrancha. It’s only known to be found in Bali, Indonesia but who can…

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