This Lake Turns Animals into Calcified ‘Statues’

This Lake Turns Animals into Calcified ‘Statues’

When photographer Nick Brandt reached the edge of Lake Natron, he made an eerie discovery. There were birds and bats that had washed up on shore, calcified into statues. Brandt took some hauntingly...

Colossal Prehistoric Fish Had Stronger Bite Than T-rex

Colossal Prehistoric Fish Had Stronger Bite Than T-rex

  Dunkleosteus, a prehistoric fish that lived in the Late Devonian period, wasn’t an ordinary fish — around 360 million years ago, it was the ruler of the seas.  This colossal beast grew...

This Monstrous Wave is the Tallest in History

This Monstrous Wave is the Tallest in History

A world-breaking wave set was just announced last Tuesday with the highest reading at more than 62ft — three feet higher than anything ever before recorded. The event took place in the middle...

Ferocious Mice Hunt Scorpions for Dinner

Ferocious Mice Hunt Scorpions for Dinner

Tenacious grasshopper mice immune to scorpion stings enjoy hunting these deadly insects for food. Grasshopper mice (Onychomys torridus) are small rodents weighing between 40 and 60 grams. These tough, tiny creatures inhabit the...

Most Venomous Animals on Earth Can Kill Humans in Minutes

Most Venomous Animals on Earth Can Kill Humans in Minutes

There are a plethora of extremely dangerous animals on planet earth, but we’ve hand-picked the top 10 most venomous to post here. There is occasionally confusion between ‘venomous’ and ‘poisonous’; So, before we dive into...

This Killer Ant Explodes to Take Out Its Enemies

This Killer Ant Explodes to Take Out Its Enemies

Image: Bernard Dupont via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) Talk about a martyr! A species of Malaysian ant known as Camponotus saundersi can actually commit suicide to fend off attackers and defend their colony. The tiny...

Super-Fast Huntsman Spiders Are the Size of Dinner Plates

Super-Fast Huntsman Spiders Are the Size of Dinner Plates

Image: Fir0002/Flagstaffotos via Wikimedia Commons (GFDL) Arachnophobes may want to stop reading here. With their sometimes large size and fierce hunting skills, huntsman spiders would terrify anyone at first glance. Instead of weaving webs like...

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