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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