Browsing the "Animals" Category

Box Jellyfish: The All-Seeing Creature With 24 Eyes

March 24th, 2010 | by Yellow Magpie

"Box jellyfish (Cubozoans) are remarkable creatures. Growing to up to 3m (10 ft) in length and weighing up to 2kg (4lbs) they can live for up to one year. They are found in the warm waters of Northern Australia and the Indo-Pacific. However, what initially appears to be quite a simple animal, turns out to be a fascinating and highly complex organism."


Anglerfish: Nature’s Fishing Masters

December 16th, 2009 | by Yellow Magpie

Humpback Anglerfish Photo By Javontaevious Creative Commons ShareAlike Licence The deep-sea anglerfish inhabits some of the darkest, most oppressive and [&hellip


Badger: Fierce, Neat And Proud

December 2nd, 2009 | by Yellow Magpie

Eurasian Badger Photo By BadgerHero Creative Commons ShareAlike Licence King of the woodlands, master of the prairies, an unlikely black [&hellip


The Cheetah: Maestro Of The Chase

November 25th, 2009 | by Yellow Magpie

Mother And Cub Cheetahs Photo By Lukas Kaffer Creative Commons ShareAlike Licence Galloping seemingly in slow motion, the embodiment of [&hellip



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