Category Archives: Nature

Photographer Nicky Bay Documents Mirror Spiders Adjusting their Silver Plates to Appear More Reflective | Colossal

For the last several years Singapore-based photographer Nicky Bay (previously here and here) has been documenting the life of the mirror spider, an unusual arthropod whose abdomen is covered in bright reflective panels that appear almost metallic. Bay recently noticed … Continue reading

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Local lobsterman hauls in a rare blue lobster off Plymouth – The Boston Globe

It was Wayne Nickerson’s second blue lobster over his 35-year career. Officials say the odds of catching one are 1 in 2 million, although sightings have increased recently in Massachusetts. Source: Local lobsterman hauls in a rare blue lobster off … Continue reading

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Massive Coral Reef Discovered in the Amazon River — FOX40

American and Brazilian researchers collected this sample of coral. (Courtesy: Lance Willis/UGA) (CNN) — The Amazon River, known for its array of wildlife from pink dolphins to flesh-eating piranhas, has revealed a new treasure — a massive coral reef that … Continue reading

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Whales have a sensory organ unlike anything we’ve ever seen

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Old Military Planes Could Drop 900,000 Tree-Bombs a Day : TreeHugger

Image: a C-130 Hercules dropping something other than tree-bombs.Suggestsoft I’ve always felt that planting trees was simply too much of a non-violent affair. Digging holes, lowering in saplings, filling them with soil — yawn. Where’s the action, the excitement, the … Continue reading

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Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed From Nets

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Crossing Waterfalls

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“Poor Niagara!” said Eleanor Roosevelt (reportedly) upon seeing Iguazu Falls, a series of waterfalls stretching for a mile and a half between Brazil and Argentina. We recently visited the Brazilian side of the falls and enjoyed…

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Kamchatka Bezymianny Volcano Shows Signs of Roaring Back to Life.

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March 6, 2012 – Kamchatka Volcano Roars Back to Life: Kamchatka, in the Russian Far East,…

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Sleeping hummingbird “snores” in Peru

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A female Amethyst-throated Sunangel (Heliangelus amethysticollis) sleeps in Peru

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