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10 Animals You Didn’t Even Know Existed

1. The Dhole (Cuon alpinus), also called the Asiatic wild dog or Indian wild dog, is a species of canid native to South and Southeast Asia   2. The zebra duiker (Cephalophus zebra) is a small antelope found in Ivory Coast, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia   3. The tufted deer, Elaphodus cephalophus, is a small species of deer characterized ... Read More »

Surreal Light Show Caused By Agitated Phytoplankton!

These tiny micro organisms glow in a very similarly manner like fireflies and they tend to emit light when stressed, such as when waves crash or when they are otherwise agitated. While the mysterious phenomenon and its chemical mechanisms have been known to science for some time, biologists have only recently began to understand the reasons behind it.In the video ... Read More »

A Rare Encounter With The Elusive “Ghost Pipefish”

Ghost pipefishes are masters of disguise. In fact they may have some of the best camouflage of all marine sea life, which range from uncanny mimicry of leaves, seaweed , algae to sponges and even sea grass. It is very hard to spot one of these little gems but well worth it if eventually  you do manage to spot them. ... Read More »

New Study: Crocodiles Do Actually Climb on Trees

When most people picture crocodiles, they think of them crawling on the ground or swimming in water—not definitely not climbing trees. However, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study has found that the “prehistoric” reptiles can actualy climb trees! A juvenile0.7 m total length Central African slender-snouted crocodile (Mecistops cataphractus) on a tree branch. Loango National Park, Gabon. The crocodiles seen ... Read More »