Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Fish Eyeballs Contain Parasites That Change Their Behavior

Research reveals mature parasites effectively alter their hosts' behavior to ensure their own survival. This discovery manifests itself within eye flukes that live in fish species and require...

Female Dragonflies Play Dead to Avoid Male Pursuits

Recent research reveals that moorland hawker dragonflies will plummet from to the sky and play dead to evade potential suitors.The moorland hawker dragonfly, also known...

Swallowed Newt Emerges From Belly Of A Bullfrog Unscathed

Image: Miguel VieiraDon't mess with a rough-skinned newt.You might think this seemingly innocuous newt wouldn't harm anything other than the tiny invertebrates that it eats,...

These Frogs Literally Freeze During Winter and Thaw Back to Life in Spring

Frogs have the incredible ability to entirely freeze their bodies during cold conditions and when it gets warm, thaw back to life and go...

Extraordinary Spiked Animal Glows in the Dark

The spiky yellow woodlouse resembles a miniature barbed worm — but boasts the amazing ability to glow in the dark, making up for any lack in physical size. The...

This Snail Incorporates Metal into Its Body

On hydrothermal vents deep beneath the Indian Ocean lurks a scaly-footed gastropod. While this minute deep sea snail might seem unassuming, it actually has...

Weird Sea Creature Has 1000 Tiny Eyes

While this mollusk may not look like much, it has a few defenses and surprises up its sleeve.This chiton, also known as a sea...

Peculiar Spiky Critter Roams the Forests of Madagascar

Deep in the tropical lowland forests of northern and eastern Madagascar, a truly bizarre critter trundles through the undergrowth.With an elongated snout and bright...

42-Foot-Long Ancient Snake Weighed Over 1 Ton

The Earth has seem some truly monstrous creatures throughout time, but few can match the staggering proportions of this super snake.At 42 feet long...

Why Is This Australian Lake Pink?

This is not your average lake.Lake Hillier, a pink (salty!) lake on the coast of Western Australia, is still a bit of mystery to science.The...

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