Tag: rare

Aug 10, 2015

Remarkable Video from 1906 Shows San Fran’s Market Street Days Before the Earthquake

Remarkable Video from 1906 Shows San Fran’s Market Street Days Before the Earthquake

This film was shot on April 14, 1906, just four days before the San Francisco earthquake and fire that destroyed over 80% of the city.

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Aug 10, 2015

Extremely Rare White Humpback Spotted Off Australian Coast

Extremely Rare White Humpback Spotted Off Australian Coast

The extremely rare, white humpback was spotted on 10 August 2015 off the coast of Queensland, Australia.

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Aug 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Two Julia Butterflies (Dryas iulia) are seen drinking the tears of turtles in Ecuador. The phenomenon is known as lachryphagy.

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Aug 6, 2015

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

The same side of the moon always faces Earth but this view was captured by a NASA satellite one million miles away.

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Aug 5, 2015

Gray Whale and Her Calf Give Whale Watchers an Experience They’ll Never Forget

Gray Whale and Her Calf Give Whale Watchers an Experience They’ll Never Forget

Mark Carwardine videoed a gray whale mother and her calf as they approached a boat of whale watchers, allowing the people onboard to touch them.

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Aug 3, 2015

Robbie Maddison Just Rode a Wave in Tahiti… on a Motorcycle

Robbie Maddison Just Rode a Wave in Tahiti… on a Motorcycle

“It’s not about being the first or being right, it’s about believing in yourself because you know something is possible.” – Robbie Maddison

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Jul 8, 2015

Picture of the Day: Black Rhino at the Watering Hole

Picture of the Day: Black Rhino at the Watering Hole

Sunset photo of a black rhino in Namibia’s Etosha National Park. Photographer Johan Georget waited in the bush for 7 hours to get the shot.

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Jul 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Pink-sect

Picture of the Day: Pink-sect

Seen here is a close-up of a rare pink Oblong-winged katydid (Amblycorypha oblongifolia).

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Jun 23, 2015

Rabbit Makes Harrowing Dash Across Avalanche and Survives!

Rabbit Makes Harrowing Dash Across Avalanche and Survives!

A film crew shooting a snowboard movie caught an incredible moment when they spotted a rabbit making a mad dash across an avalanche and safely making it to the other side.

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Jun 23, 2015

Scientists Want To Call This Unnamed Octopus Species ‘Adorabilis’

Scientists Want To Call This Unnamed Octopus Species ‘Adorabilis’

Scientists want to name this tiny octopus with big eyes and gelatinous skin, ‘Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis’, and we couldn’t agree more!

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