Category: ANIMALS

Apr 16, 2012

Picture of the Day: The King of the River

Picture of the Day: The King of the River

THE KING OF THE RIVER Photograph by LARRY LYNCH for National Geographic | PRINTS AVAILABLE All hail the mighty alligator! Featured as yesterday’s Picture of the Day on National Geographic, this incredible shot by Larry Lynch shows an intimidating American alligator at night. In his own words: I made this image at…

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Apr 11, 2012

30 Breathtaking Undersea Photos by Alexander Semenov

30 Breathtaking Undersea Photos by Alexander Semenov

Photograph by ALEXANDER SEMENOV Alexander Semenov is the head of the scientific divers team at the White Sea Biological Station (WSBS) in Russia. He’s also a prolific undersea photographer that has graciously shared his incredible work online on countless sites (Flickr, Behance, LiveJournal, 500px) so others may study and marvel at the beauty…

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Apr 9, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Thorny Devil

Picture of the Day: The Thorny Devil

THE THORNY DEVIL Photograph by ihatecoverbands on Reddit The Thorny Devil (Moloch horridus), also known as the Thorny Dragon, Mountain Devil, Thorny Lizard, or the Moloch is an Australian lizard. It is the sole species of genus Moloch and grows up to 20 cm (8 in) in length and can live up…

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Apr 4, 2012

15 of the Largest Animals in the World

15 of the Largest Animals in the World

Our world is full of creatures big and small, short and tall. Below the Sifter looks at 15 of the largest animals in the world, classified by various categories such as mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians etc. There’s an incredibly detailed list of some of the world’s largest organisms (including plants, fungi, bacteria, etc.)…

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Apr 3, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Green Vine Snake

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Green Vine Snake

THE STUNNING GREEN VINE SNAKE Photograph by SUHAAS PREMKUMAR for National Geographic The Green vine snake (Ahaetulla nasuta), is a slender green tree snake found in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. It is diurnal and mildly venomous, normally feeding on frogs and lizards. Green vine snakes are slow…

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Apr 1, 2012

15 Stunning Black and White Animal Portraits by Nicolas Evariste

15 Stunning Black and White Animal Portraits by Nicolas Evariste

Nicolas Evariste is a 26 year-old photographer from Granville in Normandy (France). He started photography over six years ago and was instantly drawn to black and white, square format photographs. His primary interests are landscape, macro and animal photography. Nicolas is a graphic designer by trade and a self-proclaimed fanatic on painting, cinema,…

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Mar 27, 2012

The 15 Greatest Animal Photobombs of All Time

The 15 Greatest Animal Photobombs of All Time

It’s a bold statement but these are the 15 greatest animal photobombs the Sifter could find around the web. Various list posts and Google image searches led us here. Further investigation on Tineye and Reddit allowed us to actually find the original source and authenticate over half of the images (there are a ton…

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