Tagged: nature

Fishing kittens

The fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) is the largest of the Prionailurus cats. Its coarse fur is olive-grey to ashy-grey with darker stripes on the shoulder and roundish or oval-shaped spots on the flanks and sides. The...

Log cabin construction without power tools

No talking viral timelapse video of Shawn James off grid log cabin build by one man alone in the wilderness of Canada, from 1st tree cut to last floor board laid. [Via: My Self Reliance]

Quasi linear convective system

Thunderstorm time lapse and spectacular phenomenon with facts and information of where to witness these fascinating sights. Upward lightning, mammatus, sprites, gustnadoes and of course, tornadoes. [Via: Pecos Hank]

Rare dumbo octopus footage

The rarely observed, ghostly white cephalopod delights scientists remotely exploring an underwater volcano. Most species of Grimpoteuthis live at depths of at least 3,000 to 4,000 metres with some living up to 7,000 metres...

2018 Nikon Small World competition

Microphotography has come along way since Nikon staged the first Nikon Small World competition in 1974. Finalists in 2018 harnessed a dizzying array of photographic techniques to achieve the spectacular results displayed here. A full-colour calendar...

Enjoy 10 hours of relaxing coral reefs shots

Corals are related to sea anemones, and they all share the same simple structure, the polyp. The polyp is like a tin can open at just one end: the open end has a mouth...

About carnivorous plants

Carnivorous plants are predatory flowering plants that kill animals in order to derive nutrition from their bodies. They share three attributes that operate together and separate them from other plants. Carnivorous plants: Capture and...

True facts about leafcutter ants

Leafcutter ant, (tribe Attini), any of 39 ant species abundant in the American tropics, easily recognized by their foraging columns composed of hundreds or thousands of ants carrying small pieces of leaves. These moving...

10 hours of relaxing oceanscapes

Be wowed by the brilliant hues of our blue planet and the incredible animals that live there with this 10 hour loop. [Via: BBC Earth]