Before you panic at the sight of this photo, these are harmless garter snakes coming out of hibernation in Manitoba, Canada. What a party!
We had to share this hilarious photo of a laughing vine snake taken in India by photographer, Aditya Kshirasagar. The picture is a finalist in the 2021 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards!
The white-lipped island pit viper of Southeast Asia is typically green, but on the rare occasion some have a blue color and are not to be trifled with.
Although it looks like an anxious spider pacing back and forth, you are looking at the unique tail of the spider-tailed horned viper (Pseudocerastes urarachnoides). The tail tip is waved around and used to lure insectivorous birds to within striking range. Talk about nightmare fuel!
This is the Hemeroplanes triptolemus, also known as the ‘snake-mimic caterpillar.’ In its larval form, the Hemeroplanes triptolemus expands and exposes the underside of the first body segments, mimicking a snake head with black eyes and even light reflections. It has been known to strike like a snake to deter predators.
The world is full of natural wonders. It’s sometimes amazing the sights you will see when you take the time to get outdoors and spend the day with Mother Nature. This butterfly caught our attention so much it earned today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day. If you look closely, the bottom left half of the […]