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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I AM HOSTING A STAGEIT SHOW!! Details Inside!

I AM HOSTING A STAGEIT SHOW!! Details Inside!

Hellooo fellow animal lovers! I will be hosting a live Question & Answer show on the StageIt website on Sunday, Aug. 24th, at 12 PM…

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Alright, Here’s the Aquatic Scrotum Frog: a Name and a Face You Won’t Soon Forget!

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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