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  • Sharks Hunt in Shifts to Avoid Each Other, Share Resources

    Sharks are the kings of coexistence; Scientists have just discovered that the animals conserve resources and avoid one another by voluntarily hunting in shifts. The research out of Murdoch University’s Harry Butler Institute is the first example of marine predators dividing up resources in a shared foraging area. Drs. Karissa Lear and Adrian Gleiss led […] More

  • Tenacious Mother Octopus Rolls Her Eggs to Safety in Extraordinary Video

    A marine biologist in Australia recently captured incredible cephalopod video footage — an octopus rolling a plastic pipe containing its eggs back into the ocean after it had washed ashore. Sheree Marris was walking along a beach in Melbourne when she happened upon a discarded plastic pipe. Picking it up to examine it, she noticed […] More

  • 70 Orcas Take Down 50-Foot Blue Whale

    An estimated 70 orcas recently worked together to take down and devour a 50-foot juvenile blue whale off the coast of western Australia — a feat that has only been recorded a handful of times. The attack took place in Bremer Canyon, a thriving ecosystem where orcas are frequently spotted in the summer months. Multiple […] More

  • Bacteria or Venom? The Surprising Secret Behind The Komodo Dragon’s Deadly Bite

    A water buffalo moves slowly through a shaded woodland on Rinca Island. It’s the dry season, so the grass rustles with each footfall, and it’s oppressively hot. Without warning, a massive reptile—the size of a full-grown man—bursts through the shrubbery. It’s a Komodo dragon, and before the buffalo can react, it lands a deep, gouging […] More

  • This Tiny, Adorable Killing Machine Is The World’s Deadliest Cat

    If you have a cat or have ever gotten sucked into cat videos on YouTube, then you know that beneath their fluffy exterior, often lies a heart of steel. It may come as no surprise, then, that a tiny, adorable wild cat is one of the world’s deadliest killers. Weighing about 3 to 4 points […] More

  • Tiger Shark With a Tuna Stuck in Its Mouth

    A massive tiger shark with a tuna lodged in its mouth was caught on camera in some incredible footage from under the sea. One marine biologist commented that it is likely the shark is “being full and lazy. The crush force of his bite is PLENTY to crush the tuna skull…it just doesn’t want to […] More

  • Cute But Deadly: These Surprisingly Venomous Mammals Could Kill You

    When most of us think of venomous animals, we probably picture cold-blooded creatures — reptiles like vipers or cobras, deadly spiders, or maybe a tropical fish festooned with stinging spines. But there are a select few venomous mammals that also deserve recognition for their chemical weaponry. Some more famous examples include the male platypus — […] More

  • Elephant Kicks a Buffalo in the Head

    An amazing encounter between a young elephant and a buffalo was caught on camera at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve. Watch how the elephant casually kicks the buffalo in the head in this rare (unfortunately shaky) video: Although this encounter saw no bloodshed, with the young, inexperienced elephant running off instead of attacking, adult elephants […] More

  • Sea Turtles Are Surprisingly Good at Using Their Flippers Like Hands

    Sea turtles are specially designed for swimming: their flippers are incredibly good at dispersing water, propelling them through the water for miles at a time. However, those fingerless limbs typically don’t help much when it comes to handling their food … or so scientists thought until now. While they typically rely on just their mouths, […] More

  • Leopard Battles Much Larger Hyena in Tug-of-War Over Impala Carcass

    A leopard loses its lunch to a much larger hyena in some incredible footage captured during a safari. The leopard can be seen fighting in vain to get back the impala carcass from the large hyena. Watch the incredible tug-of-war: Leopards will often take their meals up into trees, where scavengers like hyenas are unable […] More

  • Scallops See With 200 Mirrored Eyes

    Scallops may seem like pretty uninteresting creatures — except for the hundreds of eyes imbedded amongst tentacles along the edge of their shells. Scientists have long wondered about the secret behind a scallop’s sight. LiveScience reports that Michael Land first discovered the mirrors at the back of scallop’s eyes and that they projected images onto […] More

  • WATCH: Unbelievably Fast Attack of the Trap-Jaw Spider

    The eentsy-weensty spider did NOT go up the water spout. It used its powerful, incredibly fast jaw to chomp and chow down on its prey before the unlucky fellow even knew what was coming. So-called Trap-Jaw Spiders are extremely fast, with specialized jaw structures designed to grab prey, a technique different than a lot of […] More

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