Fauna – Scientific Curiosities: Animal protection, Zoology and more




Fauna - Ant - In a wallFauna - Ant - On a rotten fruitFauna - Ant - Ramat GanFauna - Ant - IranAnt – Doesn’t get sick because of the minority complex
Fauna - Ant - Insect of the family Formicidae - IranAnt - Aretidris buenaventei - profile viewAnt - Camponotus novaeboracensis - QueenAnt - Fearsome

Fauna - New Guinea Singing Dog - NGSD - 01-01-2010

Fauna - New Guinea Singing Dog - NGSD

Fauna - New Guinea Singing Dog - With a lot of white markings

Fauna - New Guinea Singing Dog - NGSDNew Guinea Singing Dog – Canis lupus hallstromi
Fauna - New Guinea Singing Dog - Looking upFauna - New Guinea Singing Dog - puppies 3 months oldFauna - New Guinea Singing Dog - With rare black-and-tan colorationFauna - New Guinea Singing Dog - Puppies at 28 days old
NGSDs - Tazi and DinkiTomsrusty - the NGSD at age 3 years oldJonah - the NGSD - and a dog treatMap depicting possible phylogeographic origins of dingoes

Fauna - Heterocephalus glaber - EatingFauna - Heterocephalus glaberFauna - Heterocephalus glaber - Louisville-ZooFauna - Heterocephalus glaber - Museum of Natural History - Genova, Italy

Naked mole-rat – Heterocephalus glaber

Poisonous birds - Pitohui dichrousPoisonous birds - Plectropterus gambensisPoisonous birds - Common quail (Coturnix coturnix)

Poisonous birds – Not venomous discovered so far


Birds made sounds - Bird RespirationBirds made sounds - Bird RespirationBirds made sounds - Indian bird

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)

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


Space mouse - Mouse embryonic stem cells

Space mouse – Over 6 thousand embryos on orbit


Intestines - Relationship between the brain - House mouse (Mus musculus)

Intestines – Relationship between the brain


First birds - victims of dinosaurs - Microraptor_575_AL

First birds – Victims of dinosaurs

Cave lions - Cave lion skeleton

Cave lions – Cause of their extinction

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

Charles Darwin - English naturalist

Charles Darwin – English naturalist

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

Fauna :

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

Protected animals Afghanistan

Bacteria under ocean bottom - Atlantic Ocean surface

Bacteria under ocean bottom


Sharks also not immune - Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)

Sharks also not immune

Eye evolution

Eye evolution – Development of sight

Mole stereo smell - European mole

Mole stereo smell

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

Eye bigger than brain - African Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

Eye bigger than brain

Parasite forcing to suicide - Parasite Toxoplasmosa gondi

Parasite forcing to suicide

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

Musical chimpanzees - Monkey at the piano

Musical chimpanzees

Mammals pissing time - Dog pissing on cars wheel

Mammals pissing time

Huge bird - Pelagornis sandersi

Huge bird – Prehistoric huge bird confirmed

Animal olfactory opportunities - Aussie Bonnie plays with footballAnimal olfactory opportunities - Male African Elefant (Loxodonta africana) in Serengeti

Animal olfactory opportunities

Koalas fingerprints - Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)

Koalas fingerprints – Most similar to human

Fauna :

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

Longest pregnancy – Terrestrial and sea animals

Fauna - Indecent pig - Pig (Sus domesticus)

Indecent pig – With obscenely long orgasm

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

Nine-banded Armadillo – Sleeps 80% of life

Fauna - Mosquitoes sex - Mosquito

Mosquitoes sex – Only a necessity

Fauna - Bark beetle sexual organs - Bark beetle (Ips amitinus)

Bark beetle sexual organs – Female have two vaginas

Fauna - Extrasensory contact - Domestic rabbit

Extrasensory contact – Experiment confirms the ability

Fauna - Rhesus factor - Macaque rhesus

Rhesus factor – That nearly 50 antigen

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

Corvids abilities – Can learn simple math

Fauna - Most capable chimpanzees - Chimpanzee typing

Most capable chimpanzees – Expert on sign language

Fauna - Allergic reactions of animals - Dog in front of TV

Allergic reactions of animals

Fauna - Earth Bacteria - Rotating Earth

Earth Bacteria – Quantity in one kilogram of soil

Fauna - Growing cicadas - Cicada

Growing cicadas – Mad searching for partners

Fauna - White whales - White whale

White whales – Result from albinism or leucism

Fauna - Birds pairs - Female Oriental Magpie Robin

Birds pairs – 8615 species live in monogamy

Communication system – Can be extremely varied

Fauna - Homosexual ibises - White ibis

Homosexual ibises – Result of poisoning

Fauna - Octopus possess three hearts - California Two Spot Octopus

Octopus possess three hearts

Fauna - Animal blood groups - Black cat rolling

Animal blood groups

Fauna - Gecko penises - Drago en branca (Gekkonidae)

Gecko penises – Like snakes, lizards and blindworms

Fauna - Food tasting legs - Muscidae male

Food tasting legs

Fauna - Rat hearing border - Pet rat

Rat hearing border – Squeaky sounds

Fauna - Drunk zebra finch - Zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)

Drunk zebra finch

Bearded crows

Fauna - Human cerebral cortex - Human brain, female side view

Human cerebral cortex – Not largest

Fauna - Corvids brain size - Brown-necked raven

Corvids brain size – Corresponds brain of primates

Fauna - Dogs barking volume - Golden Retriever

Dogs barking volume – Most dogs is 80-90 dB

Bluefin tuna – Cold-blooded fish

Fauna - Spiders movable retina - Opisthoncus parcedentatus

Spiders movable retina – Rotated in all directions

Fauna - Venomous among primates - Slow Loris (Nycticebus)

Venomous among primates – Nycticebus apes

Fauna - Dogs distinguish colors - Multi breed dog

Dogs distinguish colors – See well in the dark

Fauna - Basenji breed dogs - The dog of breed Basenji - Zac

Basenji breed dogs – Almost did not bark

Fauna - Labrador golden retriever - Golden retriverFauna - Labrador golden retriever - Labrador Retriever

Labrador golden retriever – Most popular dogs

Fauna - Chameleon changing coloration - Chameleon

Chameleon changing coloration

Fauna - Flying fish

Flying fish – Individuals from the family Flyingfishes

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

American Lobster – Often found in blue-green color

Fauna - Chimpanzees drink alcohol - Chimpanzee congrats

Chimpanzees drink alcohol – Wildly consume ethanol

Fauna - Dolphin belongs to fastest fishes - Coryphaena hippurus

Dolphin – is one of the fastest fishes

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