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Preserved Underwater Forest + 5 More Surreal Underwater Finds

Despite the fact that most of the earth’s surface (71%) is covered by water, what lies beneath is still largely a mystery. Humans have...

Unbelieveable Facts You Never Knew About Komodo Dragons

Image: Wikimedia CommonsFew creatures on Earth inspire wonder the way a Komodo dragon does. The largest lizards in the world, they can be ten...

The Mammoth Factor: Why Prehistoric Animals Were So Big

Super-sized animals dominated the Pleistocene era and dated back as far as the dinosaurs — but hardly exist on Earth today.Skeletons of dinosaurs, mastodons,...

Giant Glowing Worm Roams the Ocean

Via FacebookGiant glowing seaworms?These aren't actually worms, though. They're pyrosomes. Pyrosomes are free-floating tunicates typically found in tropical ocean waters near the top of the water...

Extremely Rare White Killer Whale Spotted After 4 Years Missing

After 4 years out of sight, a rare white killer whale has been spotted off the coast of Russia.The whale, known as "Iceberg", was...

Solar-Powered Hornet Makes Its Own Electricity

The Oriental Hornet is the first-ever discovered animal capable of harvesting energy from the solar rays of the sun.The Oriental hornet, Vespa orientalis, is...

Cunning Foxes Cover Themselves in Puma Scent as Disguise

Foxes are using mountain lion scent to disguise themselves and evade attacks from competitive coyote enemies.The gray fox, Urocyon cinereoargenteus, is endemic to portions...

These Giant Rodents Weigh up to 150 Pounds

Capybaras are giant rodents that resemble the largest of guinea pigs — but actually spend much of their lives in water. Deep in the forests, savannas,...

Elusive (and Adorable) Mammal is in Trouble

The Ili pika might be the cutest animal in the world. The teensy mammal, which looks something like a cross between a hamster, a...

Dazzling and Deadly — The Spun Glass Caterpillar

This unique crystalline caterpillar truly catches the eye, but dangerous barbs make for looking only.The spun glass caterpillar Isochaetes beutenmuelleri is a member of...

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