LET’S GO CRAZY.
Victoria Crowned Pigeons (related to the extinct Dodo) are native to New Guinea. They’re the largest pigeons in the world, being about the size of a turkey. They can live 25 years, are monogamous and mate for life. Sadly, only a few thousand are left due to hunting and habitat destruction.
Ralph the penguin, a resident at the Marwell Zoo, modeling his new O’Neill wetsuit after moulting his feathers too early.
“A camera-equipped submersible robot filmed species such as barnacles, crabs, anemones, and even an octopus, all of which are mostly colorless and live in utter darkness at depths of 7,875 feet (2,400 meters), according to a new study.
About 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) east of the southern tip of South America, “this is a new province of deep-sea life, something like a new continent, and it’s a place we’ve been trying to [reach] for a long time,” said study co-author Jon Copley, a marine biologist at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom.
“It harbors some of the lushest abundance of life I have ever seen in the deep ocean,” he said.”
The eyes of a poet.
Oh, Christmas Tree Worm, you make the reef so festive all year round!
Magnified view of the penis of a Callosobruchus analis, aka bean weevil.