Colorful Kea

The kea, Nestor notabilis, is a native New Zealand bird also known as the New Zealand mountain parrot, and they are currently an endangered species.

Hold on

A Japanese macaque holding their young and bracing on a nearby rock.

Dewdrop dragonfly

Photographer Lasse Anderssons captures a dragonfly bedazzled with glistening dew drops in the morning.

Howling mouse

The Grasshopper mouse, also known as the ‘werewolf’ mouse, howls before it kills. As a carnivorous rodent it tends to hunt prey larger than itself and has evolved to convert lethal scorpion venom into a painkiller.

Let’s talk

Turns out your new boss is a leopard and you’ve just been called into her office for a quick chat.

Fox hole

A red fox mouses for prey under the snow in this funny picture by Cameron Sullivan Photography.

Tiger tongue

A tiger’s tongue is covered with numerous small, sharp, rear-facing projections called papillae which are designed to help strip feathers, fur and meat from prey. Captured at Symbol Wildlife Park in NSW by Toby Zerna.

Rainbow mountain

Captured by photographer Emmett Sparling, Rainbow Mountain’s unique mineralogy created a marbling effect over time, with layered hues of beautiful colors near Cusco in Peru.

Eyes down here

Pseudocreobotra wahlbergi, or spiny flower mantis, is a small Flower Mantis that measures around 1.5 inches and is native to southern and eastern Africa.

Still hungry?

After devouring a seal in Svalbard, a polar bear cub named “Dexter” takes a break to digest. Image by Marsel van Oosten.