Nature

Nature

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Topiary gardenTopiary garden - Beckley Park

Topiary – Artistic shaping shrubs and trees

 


Birds made sounds - Indian birdBirds made sounds - Bird Respiration

Birds made sounds

 


Trouts pretend orgasm - Brown trout (Salmo trutta)

Trouts pretend orgasm

 
 


Cicadas life cycle - Cicada

Cicadas life cycle – Eastern US invaded by cicadas

 
 


Cockroach without head - CockroachCockroach without head - Cockroach

Cockroach without head – Can live about nine days
 


Brazilian Wandering Spider (Phoneutria fera)

Brazilian Wandering Spider (Phoneutria fera)

 


Soil formed continuously - Water erosion

Soil formed continuously – Erosion is natural process

 


Amorphophallus titanum - Amorphophallus titanum Nov20_2005

Amorphophallus titanum – Comes from Indonesia

 
 
 


Greatest eggs - Eggs in Natural History Museum, London

Greatest eggs – Record belongs to African Ostrich

 


Animals coming back - Cats in Chernobyl

Animals coming back – Chernobyl area results

 


Turquoise water color - Faaker See Lake

Turquoise water color – Floating particles of limestone

 


First birds - victims of dinosaurs - Microraptor_575_AL

First birds – Victims of dinosaurs

 


Cave lions - Cave lion skeleton

Cave lions – Cause of their extinction

 


Dinosaurs nest - paleontological discovery in Mongolia - Protoceratops Andrewsi

Dinosaurs nest – Paleontological discovery

 


Cartilaginous fish - currently live 455 species of sharks

Cartilaginous fish – 455 species of sharks

 


Beluga whale - Delphinapterus leucasBeluga whale - Delphinapterus leucas

Beluga whale – Delphinapterus leucas

 


Los Angeles underground discoveries - Parking under UCLA

Los Angeles underground discoveries

 


Mass genera extinctions - Phanerozoic biodiversity

Mass genera extinctions – Phanerozoic biodiversity

 


Jean Baptiste de Lamarck

Jean Baptiste de Lamarck – French biologist

 


Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov - zoologist and microbiologist

Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov – Zoologist and microbiologist

 
 


Aggression among animals - Hippos fighting in Amboseli National Park

Aggression among animals

 


Territorial behavior - Fighting for supremacy

Territorial behavior – Fighting for supremacy

 


Tanzania Udzungwa mountains monkeys - Monkey in Udzungwa mountains National Park, Tanzania

Tanzania Udzungwa mountains monkeys

 


Protected animals Afghanistan - National Park Band-e-Amir, Afghanistan

Protected animals Afghanistan

 


Antonie van Leeuwenhoek - first microscope creator

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek – First microscope creator

 
 


Lake Baikal bottom - Moon on Baikal

Lake Baikal bottom – Russian mini-submarine Mir-2

 
 
 


Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

 
 


Synthetic exendin - Arizona Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum)

Synthetic exendin – Previously only from saliva

 


Sharks also not immune - Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)

Sharks also not immune

 


Eye evolution

Eye evolution – Development of sight

 
 


Hundred meter pump - Redwoodfallentree

Hundred meter pump

 


Mole stereo smell - European mole

Mole stereo smell

 


Feathers red grouse - Alectoris rufa

Feathers red grouse

 
 


From mouse to elephant - House mouse (Mus musculus)From mouse to elephant - African Elefant (Loxodonta africana)

From mouse to elephant

 


Smallest living mammal - Kitti's hog-nosed bat (Craseonycteris thonglongyai)

Smallest living mammal – Kitti’s Hog-Nosed Bat

 


Largest primate - Lowland gorilla

Largest primate – Lowland gorilla

 


Longest living animal - Bowhead WhaleLongest living animal - Arctica islandica

Longest living animal

 


Corals Acropora

Corals Acropora

 


Eye bigger than brain - African Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

Eye bigger than brain

 


Whale skin - Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus)

Whale skin – Sensitive to sunlight

 


Parasite forcing to suicide - Parasite Toxoplasmosa gondi

Parasite forcing to suicide

 
 


Oregano either wild marjoram - Wild marjoram (Origanum vulgare)

Oregano either wild marjoram

 
 
 
 


Formation V - Flock of birds Type V

Formation V – Birds during migration

 


Anthropoids penis size - Marilyn Monroe with chimpanzee

Anthropoids penis size

 
 
 


Oldest sperm - Sperm

Oldest sperm – Found in Australian cave

 


Penguins capabilities - Emperor Penguin at Oji Zoo, Kobe, Japan

Penguins capabilities

 
 
 


Mammals pissing time - Dog pissing on cars wheel

Mammals pissing time

 


Cutting down amazonian forests - Rainforests in Brazil

Cutting down amazonian forests

 


Parasite causes malaria - Mosquito

Parasite causes malaria

 


Huge bird - Pelagornis sandersi

Huge bird – Prehistoric huge bird confirmed

 


Koalas fingerprints - Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)

Koalas fingerprints – Most similar to human

 


Longest pregnancy - Frilled shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus)Longest pregnancy - African Elefant (Loxodonta africana)Longest pregnancy - Alpine salamander (Salamandra atra)

Longest pregnancy – Terrestrial and sea animals

 


Indecent pig - Pig (Sus domesticus)

Indecent pig – With obscenely long orgasm

 


Nine-banded Armadillo - Nine-banded Armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus)

Nine-banded Armadillo – Sleeps 80% of life

 


Mosquitoes sex - Mosquito

Mosquitoes sex – Only a necessity

 


Bark beetle sexual organs - Bark beetle (Ips amitinus)

Bark beetle sexual organs – Female have two vaginas

 
 
 
 


Extrasensory contact - Domestic rabbit

Extrasensory contact – Experiment confirms the ability

 


Rhesus factor - Macaque rhesus

Rhesus factor – That nearly 50 antigen

 
 
 


Corvids abilities - Crow (Corvus corax)Corvids abilities - Rook (Corvus frugilegus)

Corvids abilities – Can learn simple math

 


Most capable chimpanzees - Chimpanzee typing

Most capable chimpanzees – Expert on sign language

 


Allergic reactions of animals - Dog in front of TV

Allergic reactions of animals

 


Earth Bacteria - Rotating Earth

Earth Bacteria – Quantity in one kilogram of soil

 
 


Growing cicadas - Cicada

Growing cicadas – Mad searching for partners

 


White whales - White whale

White whales – Result from albinism or leucism

 


Birds pairs - Female Oriental Magpie Robin

Birds pairs – 8615 species live in monogamy

 


Communication system – Can be extremely varied


Human body fungi - Fungus Trichophyton mariatii

Human body fungi – Can literally enslave us

 


Chilli pepper curiosities - Tabasco peppers

Chilli pepper curiosities – Aztecs served to pay taxes

 


Homosexual ibises - White ibis

Homosexual ibises – Result of poisoning

 


Yeast milk - Yeast Sacharomyces cerevisiae under DIC microscopy

Yeast milk – Longing for the taste of cow’s milk

 
 


Octopus possess three hearts - California Two Spot Octopus

Octopus possess three hearts

 


Animal blood groups - Black cat rolling

Animal blood groups

 


Red pigment - Dried female cochineal insects (Dactylopius coccus)

Red pigment – Natural red dye

 


Gecko penises - Drago en branca (Gekkonidae)

Gecko penises – Like snakes, lizards and blindworms

 


Food tasting legs - Muscidae male

Food tasting legs

 


Rat hearing border - Pet rat

Rat hearing border – Squeaky sounds

 


Carbon dioxide absorption - Rainforests by the river Gambia in Niokolokoba National Park

Carbon dioxide absorption

 


Drunk zebra finch - Zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)

Drunk zebra finch

 


Bearded crows


First man didn't take dogs - Bering land bridge

First man didn’t take dogs – by frozen Bering Strait

 


Human cerebral cortex - Human brain, female side view

Human cerebral cortex – Not largest

 
 


Corvids brain size - Brown-necked raven

Corvids brain size – Corresponds brain of primates

 


Dogs barking volume - Golden Retriever

Dogs barking volume – Most dogs is 80-90 dB

 
 
 


Bluefin tuna – Cold-blooded fish


Brazilian nut - Brazilian nut (Bertholletia excelsa)

Brazilian nut – Stores barium and radium

 
 
 


Radioactive groceries - Bananas

Radioactive groceries – 5 million bananas at one time

 


Spiders movable retina - Opisthoncus parcedentatus

Spiders movable retina – Rotated in all directions

 


California forest air - Aspirine

California forest air – Presence of methyl salicylate

 


Walnut subjected stress - Walnut tree

Walnut subjected stress

 


Redwood Hyperion - Coastal redwood

Redwood Hyperion – The highest plant

 
 
 


Average period hair life - Hair

Average period hair life – Hair can live 2 – 6 years

 


Blondes have maximum - Blonde hair detailed

Blondes have maximum – Having about 150,000 hairs

 


Venomous among primates - Slow Loris (Nycticebus)

Venomous among primates – Nycticebus apes

 


Dogs distinguish colors - Multi breed dog

Dogs distinguish colors – See well in the dark

 
 


Basenji breed dogs - The dog of breed Basenji - Zac

Basenji breed dogs – Almost did not bark

 


Labrador golden retriever - Golden retriverLabrador golden retriever - Labrador Retriever

Labrador golden retriever – Most popular dogs

 


Chameleon changing coloration - Chameleon

Chameleon changing coloration

 


Malignant neoplasm among plants - Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Malignant neoplasm among plants

 


Flying fish

Flying fish – Individuals from the family Flyingfishes

 


American Lobster (Homarus americanus) - Male upper sideAmerican Lobster (Homarus americanus) - Under side of eggbearing female

American Lobster – Often found in blue-green color

 


Chimpanzees drink alcohol - Chimpanzee congrats

Chimpanzees drink alcohol – Wildly consume ethanol

 
 


Dolphin belongs to fastest fishes - Coryphaena hippurus

Dolphin – is one of the fastest fishes