Category: ANIMALS

Feb 1, 2012

Picture of the Day: Nomads Hunting with Golden Eagles in Mongolia

Picture of the Day: Nomads Hunting with Golden Eagles in Mongolia

NOMADS HUNTING WITH GOLDEN EAGLES IN MONGOLIA Photograph by DAVID TIPLING PHOTOGRAPHY Posted on Reddit earlier this week, this incredible photograph shows a group of nomads hunting with Golden Eagles in Mongolia. A Tineye search points to photographer David Tipling, who must have had an incredible experience filming these majestic creatures. There…

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Jan 26, 2012

The Amazing Caterpillar That Looks Like a Snake

The Amazing Caterpillar That Looks Like a Snake

Photograph by KEN RIPPENGALE Deilephila elpenor, known as the Elephant Hawk-moth, is a large moth of the Sphingidae family. The species is found throughout Britain and Ireland. Its range extends across Europe, Russia, and into China, northern parts of the Indian subcontinent, Japan and Korea (though not Taiwan). Introduced specimens have been found in…

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Jan 23, 2012

Incredible 3D Sculptural Art Painted Layer by Layer

Incredible 3D Sculptural Art Painted Layer by Layer

Artwork by RIUSUKE FUKAHORI | Photograph by DOMINIC ALVES Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori creates incredible three-dimensional artwork by applying acrylic paint on multiple layers of transparent liquid resin. The resin is mixed with a hardener or catalyst, allowing Riusuke to paint each successive layer (similar to a 3D printer), eventually creating a ‘sculptural painting’…

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Jan 15, 2012

Picture of the Day: ROFLMAO

Picture of the Day: ROFLMAO

ROFLMAO Photograph via DonMasta on Reddit Just an adorable-looking seal photobombing some penguins! This is the uncropped version of the more popular square version you’ve undoubtedly come across in your Internet travels. You can see the cropped version here. via DonMasta on Reddit SEE MORE ‘PICTURES…

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Jan 9, 2012

10 Bizarre Hybrid Animals

10 Bizarre Hybrid Animals

Photograph by CHRISTINE and DAVID SCHMITT Below is collection of bizarre hybrid animals with interesting hybridized namesakes. The majority of these animals do not occur naturally in the wild and have been bred by humans which has stirred much controversy and criticism. For most of these animals, while successfully crossed, the offspring tend…

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Dec 31, 2011

Picture of the Day: Onward and Upward

Picture of the Day: Onward and Upward

ONWARD AND UPWARD Photograph by VITALY SOKOL aka WILLYAM BRADBERRY This fantastic capture of a dolphin jumping off into the sunset seemed most fitting for the final picture of 2011. The Sifter can’t wait for 2012, it’s going to be a glorious year. All the best to our readers around the world,…

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Dec 20, 2011

The Adorable Ocelot [30 pics]

The Adorable Ocelot [30 pics]

Photograph by FLASHFLOOD STUDIOS The Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), also known as the dwarf leopard, is a wild cat distributed over South and Central America and Mexico, but has been reported as far north as Texas and in Trinidad, in the Caribbean. The ocelot is similar in appearance to a domestic cat. Its fur…

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