Tag: nature

Feb 5, 2014

I Never Saw the Beauty in a Storm Cloud Until This

I Never Saw the Beauty in a Storm Cloud Until This

After four years of unsuccessful storm chasing, Mike Olbinski finally found what he was looking for. A massive rotating supercell thunderstorm with active moment and a complex structure. The storm was spotted on June 3, 2013, near Booker, Texas. It was shot with a Canon 5D Mark II and Rokinon 14mm 2.8 lens. The…

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Jan 30, 2014

The Fascinating Story of Clever Birds and Exploding Toads

The Fascinating Story of Clever Birds and Exploding Toads

*WARNING* Some of the footage may be considered graphic as the story involves… exploding toads In 2005, a small pond in Hamburg, Germany became the focus of international attention as roughly 1,000 toads were discovered dead, having seemingly exploded. Dubbed the Pond of Death, the culprit, originally believed to be some kind of virus,…

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Jan 19, 2014

Bird Steals Camera and Proceeds to Take Amazing Footage

Bird Steals Camera and Proceeds to Take Amazing Footage

This striated caracara took a film crew’s spy egg-cam for a ride, capturing the first ever aerial footage of a rockhopper penguin colony shot by a flying bird. The clip is from the series Penguins – Spy in the Huddle (Waddle All The Way).

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