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Zoomed-in Photographs Capture Arthropods in Minute Detail (40 pics)

Posted in Animals 18 Sep 2013   / 9126 views
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An arthropod is a creature that has an external skeleton, segmented body parts and jointed appendages. They include insects, arachnids and crustaceans and there are over a million species of arthropods in the world. Here are some amazing images that capture the creatures up close.

 

Zoomed-in Photographs Capture Arthropods in Minute Detail

Close-Up Photos of a Grasshopper Eating a Plant (5 pics)

Posted in Animals 11 Sep 2013   / 4477 views
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These photos are by photographer Lessy Sebastian.

 

Close-Up Photos of a Grasshopper Eating a Plant

Unusual and Terrifying Animals from the Deepest Ocean Depths (19 pics)

Posted by Raya in Animals 30 Aug 2013   / 14137 views
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These odd creatures can be found in the Mariana trench.
 

Unusual and Terrifying Animals from the Deepest Ocean Depths

Rescued Cats: Before and After Photos (13 pics)

Posted by Raya in Animals 23 Aug 2013   / 5910 views
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Yesterday we showed you some heart-warming then and now photos of abandoned dogs. Today we have a look at some lucky cats.

Rescued Cats: Before and After Photos

Unexpected Encounter in Alaska (15 pics)

Posted by Raya in Animals 19 Aug 2013   / 7921 views
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Photographer Steve Kazlowski did not see that coming. 
 

Unexpected Encounter in Alaska

Teaching Mice to Skateboard (15 pics + 1 video)

Posted by Raya in Animals 17 Aug 2013   / 10095 views
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Shane Willmott, 42, teaches mice to skateboard with a lot of skill and patience. His crew of “Radical Rodents” even do jumps and get “air”. According to Willmott, ‘They love it’. He goes on to explain that mice have a low centre of gravity making them perfect for skateboarding. “When they fall off, they want to get straight back on board.”
 

Teaching Mice to Skateboard

What Is This Matted Mess? (5 pics)

Posted by Raya in Animals 13 Aug 2013   / 12077 views
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This tangled bundle of fur was brought to an animal shelter. Not even the vet could guess what it actually was! Can you tell what animal this is?
 

What Is This Matted Mess?

South African People are Victims of a Different Kind of Gang Attack… (6 pics)

Posted by Raya in Animals 5 Aug 2013   / 11473 views
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There is violence in many countries around the world but in South Africa, people are terrorized on the streets by rather unusual attackers.
 

South African People are Victims of a Different Kind of Gang Attack…

Trapped Raccoons Make a Swift Exit (7 pics)

Posted by Raya in Animals 17 Jul 2013   / 5987 views
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When this man was throwing away his garbage in the big trash bin he saw that two raccoons had become trapped. He placed a stick in the bin and the raccoons quickly saw how they could use it.
 

Trapped Raccoons Make a Swift Exit

Baby Bird Is Rescued by the Kindness of Man (17 pics)

Posted by Raya in Animals 3 Jul 2013   / 6626 views
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This tiny bird fell to the ground in someone’s home as a result of the scorching heat. The people who witnessed him crash to the ground rescued him from the hot pavement and revived him with water. Here are some photos of the event.
 

Baby Bird Is Rescued by the Kindness of Man

A 3D Printed Foot Enables This Duck to Walk Again (34 pics)

Posted by Raya in Animals 1 Jul 2013   / 9384 views
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Thanks to the modern marvel of 3D printing Buttercup, the duck, gets a custom made prosthetic foot that makes it possible for her to walk normally.
 

A 3D Printed Foot Enables This Duck to Walk Again
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