Category: ANIMALS

Aug 8, 2012

Rare Underwater Photos of a Shark Attacking a Marlin

Rare Underwater Photos of a Shark Attacking a Marlin

Photograph by Al McGlashan | (via Field & Stream) The original goal was simple. Tag the striped marlin for scientific research, and make an instructional video that demonstrates the proper way to release a marlin after tagging. Things were going smoothly. The marlin had been successfully tagged (1 of 2500 as part of…

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Aug 7, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Great White Shark

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Great White Shark

THE MIGHTY GREAT WHITE SHARK Photograph via Scopolamina on Reddit In this incredible yet slightly terrifying photograph we see the mighty Great White Shark. This particular specimen appears to have a number of scars either from battles or mating. Either way, I respect this shark’s authority. Carry on good sir. Unfortunately…

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Jul 23, 2012

12 Amazing Animal Bridges Around the World

12 Amazing Animal Bridges Around the World

Animals bridges, which may also be known as ecoducts or wildlife crossings, are structures that allow animals to safely cross human-made barriers like highways. A wildlife crossing is the broadest term and can include: underpass tunnels, viaducts, overpasses and bridges, amphibian tunnels, fish ladders, culvets and green roofs. [Source] Wildlife crossings are a practice…

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Jun 17, 2012

Giant George – The Tallest Dog in the World

Giant George – The Tallest Dog in the World

Weighing in at over 245 pounds (111 kg) and standing 43 inches tall (1.09 meters), Giant George is the Guinness World Record Holder for Tallest Living Dog & Tallest Dog Ever. When standing on his hind legs, George measures a staggering 7 feet three inches. George is 6 years old and was born November…

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Jun 11, 2012

Macro Insect Photography by Thomas Shahan

Macro Insect Photography by Thomas Shahan

Thomas Shahan is one of the most popular macro insect photographers on Flickr. His 250+ gallery has garnered hundreds of thousands of views and he has brought a level of detail and beauty to these insects that is truly astounding. Hailing from Oklahoma, USA, Thomas uses photography as a tool to raise awareness and…

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May 31, 2012

The 35 Cutest Baby Elephants You Will See Today

The 35 Cutest Baby Elephants You Will See Today

I was having a mediocre day until a photo of a baby elephant immediately lifted my spirits (#2 below, saw it on Reddit). I thought, if one simple baby elephant picture could spontaneously lift my spirits, a whole gallery may very well increase the happiness index the world over (quite facetious, yes). Sure when…

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May 30, 2012

The History of Pigeon Camera Photography

The History of Pigeon Camera Photography

In 1907, German apothecary Julius Neubronner invented an aerial photography technique known as pigeon photography. By affixing a lightweight time-delayed miniature camera to an aluminium breast harness, Neubronner attached his design to homing pigeons who would then be able to capture aerial photographs during their flight. Below you will find a brief history…

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