Even though it carries the adorable nickname ‘panda ant,’ the Euspinolia militaris not an ant at all but a species of wingless wasp.
The Chocolate Hills of Bohol in the Philippines were uniquely formed by the uplift of coral deposits followed by rainwater erosion. At the end of the dry season, the famous hills earn their name when the grass turns from green to brown.
False killer whale
Yes, the false killer whale is a real species of oceanic dolphin that reaches a maximum length of 6 m (20 ft). The name comes from the similar skull characteristics of the killer whale (Orcinus orca).
Dr. Seuss’s garden
Hitachi Seaside Park in Japan looks like a field of Thneeds right out of The Lorax!
“It’s not a phase, dad.” – we imagine being said by this black flamingo, which might be one of the only one in the world, spotted along the salt lake at the Akrotiri environmental center on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.
Nature… You Scary!
It’s the spooky season once again, and Mother Nature has cooked up quite a few scares of her own on this week’s episode of The Biofriendly Podcast. From gigantic flowers that smell like rotting flesh to blood-soaked vacation spots in the Arctic, we explore some of the most horrific natural occurrences around the world that just might be caused by… faeries?!
If you were in a video game, this tree would definitely be the kind of thing that would make you stop and look for a treasure chest or secret door.