Rainbow Eucalyptus

Rainbow eucalyptus is the only eucalyptus tree indigenous to the northern hemisphere. Found mainly in the Philippines, New Guinea, and Indonesia, it thrives in tropical forests that get a lot of rain — which also makes it the only eucalyptus tree to grow in the rainforest. The tree grows up to massive 250 feet.

Bird on Mars

The photographer (@birdingwithsangeeta) confessed that she utilized some photoshop behind this Wilson’s plover on Fort Desoto Beach in Florida, but this creative touch definitely looks like a bird on Mars!

Forbidden Jello

These bright orange crystals might look like rock candy, but they are called windowpane Wulfenite crystals as they emerge from Barite in Rowley Mine, Arizona.

Hi, Mom

A Sandhill Crane mother sits patiently as her baby, which is called a “colt,” roosts on her head. Colts learn to fly after about two months and stay with their parents for nearly a year. This photograph was the Amateur Award Winner in the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards by Robin Ulery.

Golden hour

Our sun’s position in the sky can dramatically change the color palette of our planet in the best possible way.

Quite ribbiting

A Red-eye tree frog has three eyelids on each eye! Despite their bright coloration, they are not venomous and are primarily found in Mexico through Central America to Columbia.

Perfect timing

A photographer captures the glowing red sunset hover just above a lighthouse on the coast, creating an dotted ‘i’ in a natural environment.

Leafhopper

A leafhopper is the common name for any species from the family Cicadellidae. These minute insects, colloquially known as hoppers, are plant feeders that suck plant sap from grass, shrubs, or trees.

Kevin from UP?

The Himalayan monal bird is the national bird of Nepal, but this rainbow colored beauty was also the inspiration for the character ‘Kevin’ in the Pixar film, UP.

Fall in love

You can almost taste the pumpkin spice while looking at the autumn colors in this aerial shot of the Kancamagus Highway in New Hampshire.