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Axolotl, a that is always smiling (47 pics)

Posted in Animals 11 Sep 2009   / 26388 views

Axolotl is the best known of the Mexican neotenic mole salamanders belonging to the Tiger Salamander complex. Larvae of this species fail to undergo metamorphosis, so the adults remain aquatic and gilled. But it doesn’t stop them from reproduction.
They look very funny and cute, especially they give the impression to smile all the time.
Nowadays, they are listed as endangered species.

Axolotl, a  that is always smiling (47 pics)

Predators that hunt prey much larger than themselves (11 pics)

Posted in Animals 10 Sep 2009   / 10749 views

A lot of you have already seen pictures when a spider eats a bird. But this is not the only predator that does this, there is also the praying mantis that sometimes hunts birds. I never thought that an insect could hunt birds, well, I was wrong.
In this selection, you will see photos of spider and praying mantis that hunt and eat birds. Only one thing to say - poor birds! n_sad


Predators that hunt prey much larger than themselves (11 pics)

Unexpected guest (4 pics)

Posted in Animals 9 Sep 2009   / 8334 views

So, people come home and there they see that their bags and shoes have returned from the walk ;)))
Unexpected guest (4 pics)

The Tongue Eating Louse is a gross parasite living in a fish’s mouth! (18 pics)

Posted in Animals 9 Sep 2009   / 41148 views

Cymothoa exigua or the Tongue eating louse is a parasitic crustacean. It tends to be 3 to 4 cm long. This parasite attaches itself at the base of the spotted rose snapper's tongue, entering the fish's mouth through its gills. It then proceeds to extract blood through the claws on its front three pairs of legs. As the parasite grows, less and less blood reaches the tongue, and eventually the organ atrophies from lack of blood. The parasite then replaces the fish's tongue by attaching its own body to the muscles of the tongue stub. The fish is able to use the parasite just like a normal tongue. It appears that the parasite does not cause any other damage to the host fish.
This is the only known case of a parasite functionally replacing a host organ.

The Tongue Eating Louse is a gross parasite living in a fish’s mouth! (18 pics)

A sad birthday (3 pics)

Posted in Animals 8 Sep 2009   / 7533 views

At the San Diego Zoo, California, a little gorilla named Frank had his first birthday.

A sad birthday (3 pics)

Animals with the mouth wide open (39 pics)

Posted in Animals 8 Sep 2009   / 30073 views

This selection contains various animals with their mouth wide open, whether they are yawning, communicating, attacking or anything else ))
Some are really funny…
NB: there’s an intruder at the end ;)


Animals with the mouth wide open (39 pics)

A dog has adopted an abandoned piglet (5 pics)

Posted in Animals 7 Sep 2009   / 8267 views

This is one of those stories when different kinds of animals become friends or one of them adopts another. Nothing unusual you say. It is true, but pictures are too cute!

A dog has adopted an abandoned piglet (5 pics)

Saving a calf (4 pics)

Posted in Animals 7 Sep 2009   / 4512 views

During the counting of cattle on a farm, the owner discovered that one calf was missing. Soon, the missing calf was found at the bottom of an abandoned well.
It couldn’t get out.
To save the calf, the farmer had to call the fire brigade and an excavator. They dug a trench, broke the wall of the well and pulled the scared animal out.

Saving a calf (4 pics)

The loser of the day. A lemur with a short arm ;) (3 pics)

Posted in Animals 4 Sep 2009   / 9051 views

Look at this lemur. He had a good breakfast before his nose, but he missed it...
The loser of the day. A lemur with a short arm ;) (3 pics)

Cool office animal (4 pics)

Posted by sym in Animals 4 Sep 2009   / 6611 views

Here is an unusual animal that lives in one office in Russia. This is a Pelodiscus sinensis or a Chinese soft-shelled turtle.
In nature, this turtle lives in the Far East of Russia and in several Asian countries.
The owner says that the animal is aggressive and throws itself on the glass, if you put your hand against it.


Cool office animal (4 pics)

Amazing alphabet (9 pics)

Posted in Animals 3 Sep 2009   / 3905 views

In order to collect the letters of this alphabet, the photographer Kjell Sandved spent many years.
The fact is that all these letters were photographed on the wings of butterflies.
This is very beautiful and you should definitely see it ;)

Amazing alphabet (9 pics)

Fierce fight of predators (5 pics)

Posted in Animals 2 Sep 2009   / 6903 views

In nature, they practically don’t come across.
Crocodiles and different kinds of cats - lions, tigers, leopards...
You will see one of the most brutal fights after the jump.


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Fierce fight of predators (5 pics)

Flock of birds (8 pics)

Posted in Animals 1 Sep 2009   / 8230 views

Amazing photos of a startled bird flock. Birds literally overshadow the sky.
Stunning view!


Flock of birds (8 pics)

Amazing pictures of the marine life taken beneath the North Sea (15 pics)

Posted in Animals 31 Aug 2009   / 9784 views

This series of spectacular pics is for lovers of what Mother Nature has created in its waters. The photos are truly beautiful.
You will see different animal species like Lightbulb Sea Squirts, Violet Sea Slugs or anemones…etc.


Amazing pictures of the marine life taken beneath the North Sea (15 pics)

A helping hand for a bear (5 pics)

Posted in Animals 28 Aug 2009   / 7728 views

The guardians of a park in Colorado found a bear sitting in a special pit for skateboarders.
It seems that the bear had spent the whole night there. He wasn’t able to get out of there because the concrete walls are smooth and there is nothing to cling to.
Look after the jump how they helped him.


A helping hand for a bear (5 pics)

"Flying Dog" (7 pics)

Posted in Animals 28 Aug 2009   / 14536 views

Look at the size of this monster. Impressive. 36

"Flying Dog" (7 pics)

Seagulls are thieves ... (3 pics)

Posted in Animals 27 Aug 2009   / 4640 views

You should always be careful with seagullls. Whether this penguin didn’t know that or he was simply shocked of such impudence.
But one thing is clear, that day he was left without dinner.


Seagulls are thieves ... (3 pics)

Positive emotion of the day. Baby animals born at zoos (26 pics)

Posted in Animals 27 Aug 2009   / 12448 views

Baby animal are born at many zoos but those whom you'll see are the cutest, most fun and exotic.

Positive emotion of the day. Baby animals born at zoos (26 pics)

Incredible jump of a white shark (3 pics)

Posted in Animals 26 Aug 2009   / 15891 views

The whole ‘show’ lasted few seconds. Wildlife photographers were watching the bait for three hours in the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Town (South Africa), when at last, a great white shark weighing over two tonnes jumped out of the water for a few yards, catching its prey.
And the photographers could take a picture of this incredible jump, just the way they wanted.


Incredible jump of a white shark (3 pics)

When poodles are transformed into other animals!! (14 pics)

Posted in Animals 26 Aug 2009   / 12211 views

I’m not a fan of poodles, to be honest, it’s quite the opposite but those ones are really funny.
I could easily say that it’s a piece of crap and we should not make that to dogs but c’mon, look at the camel, it’s so funny! And the others are great too.
You may wonder why people did that to their poodles, well the reason is simple – they were all competing for the title of top dog at 'creative grooming' shows across the US. Owners of the dogs (mostly women) have only two hours to transform them into another creatures, but the poodles are colored before they arrive.
I call it art, funny and original art. I wish there were more of those creations to see in this series of pictures. Enjoy!


When poodles are transformed into other animals!! (14 pics)

Natural camouflage (3 pics)

Posted in Animals 26 Aug 2009   / 8440 views

Natural camouflage is the best camouflage ever )
It really looks like a leaf, isn’t it?


Natural camouflage (3 pics)

Really cute puppy (12 pics)

Posted in Animals 25 Aug 2009   / 13912 views

Look at Teddy, a Pembroke Welch Corgi.
Isn’t he cute? Of course he is, and maybe one of the cutest I’ve seen lately.
More photos of his cute puppy inside the post.


Really cute puppy (12 pics)

Positive emotion of the day. Lara and Lucy (4 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Animals 24 Aug 2009   / 5133 views

Recently, in the Denver Zoo, emperor tamarin twins were born.
The father of those babies died before they were born and their mother died 9 days after their birth.
The Zoo staff has made all the necessary efforts to ensure babies’ survival.
Incredibly cute little creatures n_smile


Positive emotion of the day. Lara and Lucy (4 pics + 1 video)

The birth of baby snakes (4 pics)

Posted in Animals 21 Aug 2009   / 19357 views

Do you want to see how some species of snakes are born?
The process of birth is not very pleasant though.


The birth of baby snakes (4 pics)

Swimming with a whale (4 pics)

Posted in Animals 21 Aug 2009   / 14496 views

An experienced diver and photographer was able to swim close to a giant whale.
It seemed that the whale wanted to be photographed and even performed a little dance.


Swimming with a whale (4 pics)

The most unusual friends (27 pics)

Posted in Animals 20 Aug 2009   / 21729 views

Even very different kind of animals can be friends with each other and spend time together in harmony.
This compilation is a proof to that. Positive images inside the post.


The most unusual friends (27 pics)

Unexpected city visitors (28 pics)

Posted in Animals 19 Aug 2009   / 15044 views

It’s not common but nevertheless possible to see some least expected animals wandering around the city.
On these shots, animals caught in the city, on a swing or even in a supermarket.


Unexpected city visitors (28 pics)

Very dangerous cat (4 pics)

Posted in Animals 19 Aug 2009   / 19711 views

This is the angriest cat I’ve ever seen for the last years.
Oh boy, how cute his facial expression is on the last pic.


Very dangerous cat (4 pics)

A gift for an elephant (13 pics)

Posted in Animals 18 Aug 2009   / 3804 views

10 years ago, the elephant named Motola has lost her leg after she stepped on a landmine.
Now she’s 48 years old and the Thai workers of a veterinary hospital have made her a present - a real leg prosthesis.
Well done, guys.


A gift for an elephant (13 pics)

Stuck… (34 pics)

Posted in Animals 13 Aug 2009   / 5199 views

Animals often get stuck and it happens usually because of their curiosity.
In most cases, they can’t get out by themselves and need human’s helping hand ;)
For example, this stoat traveled sixty miles in the engine compartment.


Stuck… (34 pics)
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