Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Why Baboons Are Violent Baby Killers

Research shows that not only do male baboons commit infanticide in order to more quickly reproduce with mates — but feticide as well.Baboons are...

This Volcano Caused the French Revolution

On June 8th, 1783 in Iceland, a volcanic fissure named 'Laki' and an adjoining volcano named 'Grímsvötn' erupted over an eight month period, belching...

World’s First Shark Sonogram is Adorably Creepy

Sonograms are just adorable, right? Scientists have upped the cuteness (or maybe creepiness) by capturing the first-ever shark sonogram.Researchers Neil Hammerschlag of the University...

10 of the Deadliest Venomous Animals on Earth

Image: Wikimedia CommonsSome of the most deadly animals in the world pack a secret weapon: highly venomous fangs, teeth and stingers that can immobilize...

These Mammals Have Snake-like Venomous Bite

These 30 million year old creatures date back to the age of the dinosaurs and today are one of very few venomous mammals remaining on...

Deadly Army Ants Decimate Entire Ecosystems

Cooperative ant masses are capable of moving in army-like formations and devastating large quantities of prey and the surrounding environment.The ‘army ant’ is commonly...

Sun Spiders Saw Through Their Enemies

These terrifying arachnids known as ‘sun spiders’ use powerful scissoring jaws to slowly devastate their prey.Solifuges are commonly referred to as ‘camel spiders’, or...

This Spider is the Size of a Dinner Plate

A warning for arachnophobics: there are very, very big spiders in this post.The Goliath birdeater tarantula is found in the South American rainforest, and...

One Man’s Trash is a Hermit Crab’s Home

Image: Okinawa Nature Photography/Shawn MillerBeach pollution is a real problem in Okinawa, Japan, but the blueberry hermit crabs living there are finding ways to...

The Diving Bell Spider Lives in Underwater Bubble Houses

Diving bell spiders live the majority of their lives completely submerged beneath the surface, encapsulated by a silk-woven bubble that serves as an oxygenating...

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