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The most colourful and showy snakes

california-red-sided-garter-snake Just a selection of images of colorful and very beautiful snakes. Click on pics to enlarge. Wonders of Nature.... Read more »

Narwhal, the unicorn of the sea

narval2 The narwhal, scientific name Monodon monoceros, is a very curious cetacean species, because males have a horn like unicorns of mythology . They live in the Arctic and the North Atlantic Ocean. They feed on crustaceans and fish. Click on pics to enlarge. Horn of males is the left tusk of his upper jaw and... Read more »

Black swans surfing in the sea – Video

cisnes-negros-surfv This video shows a group of four black swans surfing and enjoying their lives in freedom on the coast of Australia. A nice and funny document that shows how they don’t care that there are several people around them, what matters is to catch some waves and when they get tired they go flying.... Read more »

This gecko floats and walks on water – Video

Coleodactylus_amazonicus-gecko-anda-flota-aguav This gecko, Coleodactylus amazonicus is among the smallest in the world. In addition, its skin repels water and this, together with its low weight, makes it unsinkable, it floats. This allows it to literally walk on water. In the video we can see its small size. Amazing.... Read more »

The satanic leaf-tailed gecko

gecko-cola-de-hoja3 This gecko is a master of camouflage. It is endemic to Madagascar, which means that only live there. Its tail resembles a dried leaf and its body too. It can even blur the contours of its body through a thorny and flexible tabs. Click on pics to enlarge. Their main predators are birds and snakes,... Read more »

Carnivorous plants, that is how they feed – Video

dionaea-muscipula-planta-carnivoraV The famous carnivorous plants are amazing plants that have evolved in nitrogen-poor soils, and have adapted to get it digesting insects and protozoa, hence its name. Click on pics to enlarge. They have developed many different techniques that combine to catch their prey, from odorous, sweet and sticky traps (first and third picture), slippery... Read more »

The kakapo, the only flightless parrot. There are only 131

kakapo This giant parrot that lives in New Zealand, is the only known parrot that is unable to fly. Lost its ability to fly having no natural predators, which changed when other predators were introduced by people and almost exterminated them. Click on pics to enlarge. To this day there are only 124, a very low... Read more »

The 10 most poisonous and venomous animals in the world – Video

animales-mas-venenosos-del-mundov We talked about some of them on our spanish web, another ones where unknown for us. Amazing video that show us some of the most venomous and poisonous animals on the Earth.... Read more »

Earth song according to NASA – Video

coro-cancion-planeta-tierra Earth sings a melody called “chorus”. It is an electromagnetic phenomenon created by the plasma wave radiation belts of Earth, and we can’t hear it, because are radio waves, but can be converted into sound waves with a receiver. Amazing. Here is the long version and the official source at NASA.... Read more »

The walking upright gorilla – Video

amabam-gorila-camina-erguido-humanov Ambam is a gorilla who, unfortunately, lives in a zoo for 14 years, although it has 21. He was captured in Africa. This specie of gorilla are endangered, there are only about 700. He has learned, following the footsteps of his father, stay and walk upright on their hind legs, like humans. This achieves... Read more »



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