Octopus ‘Masters Of Disguise’ Are Completely Colorblind

Octopus ‘Masters Of Disguise’ Are Completely Colorblind

Researchers have just confirmed that while cephalopods (octopus, cuttlefish and squid) are experts at camouflaging themselves, they’re completely colorblind. Professor Justin Marshall and Dr Wen-Sung Chung of the Queensland Brain Institute studied octopus...

Giant New Species of Ghost Shark Wields Bizarre Buckteeth

Giant New Species of Ghost Shark Wields Bizarre Buckteeth

The mystical ghost shark has inhabited the deepest ocean depths since before the age of the dinosaurs and scientists have just recently discovered the 50th species — reportedly the second largest in history. Ghost...

You Can’t Unsee This Weird Giant Shipworm

You Can’t Unsee This Weird Giant Shipworm

A giant worm-like sea creature the size of a baseball bat was recently spotted by scientists for the first time, and you may wish you’d never seen them. Though their long, tusk-like shells...

This May Be Why ‘Man-Eating’ Lions Targeted Humans

This May Be Why ‘Man-Eating’ Lions Targeted Humans

Image: Wikimedia Commons Humans typically aren’t a favorite menu item for lions, but occasionally, they do prey on people. Perhaps the most infamous incident was in 1898, when a pair of lions went on...

‘Ninja Lanternshark’ Glows, Has Best Name Ever

‘Ninja Lanternshark’ Glows, Has Best Name Ever

The Ninja lanternshark probably has the most epic name ever. The Central America dwelling shark has almost just as good of a scientific name too, Etmopterus benchleyi (for the author of Jaws). They...

VIDEO: This Spider Catches Prey with Sticky ‘Lasso’

VIDEO: This Spider Catches Prey with Sticky ‘Lasso’

This is not your average spider. While most spiders patiently wait for prey to get caught in their sticky web, the bolas spider hunts by utilizing a sticky ‘capture blob’ of silk on...

This Hairy Lobster is 7mm Long and Purple

This Hairy Lobster is 7mm Long and Purple

Have you ever seen anything like this before? Meet Lauriea siagiani,  better known as a species of the squat lobster, or hairy squat lobster. These small lobsters usually grow up to 7 millimeters long, and...

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