Sep 27 2016

13 Extraordinary Jungle Discoveries

13 Amazing/Extraordinary/Jungle, etc Discoveries 13. Arapaima (era-pai-mah) — These carnivorous fish have been around for such a long time, they’re considered living fossils. How long? Since the Miocene (mya-seen) Epoch, which extended from around 23 million to 5 million years ago. These giant fish have armor-like scales, and are native to the Amazon Basin of …

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Sep 27 2016

10 Deep Sea Discoveries

10 WEIRD SEA DISCOVERIES Deep Sea Sundays 10. Squat Lobster — A strange sea creature was discovered in an unexplored region of the southwest Indian Ocean Ridge off the South African coast in 2011. The squat lobster is a tiny animal, measuring just 7mm from its eyes to its rear edge, and is actually more …

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Sep 27 2016

10 Most Hunted Animals

10 Most Hunted Animals From the majestic Lion, to the precious Minke whale, these are the 10 most hunted animals in the world. Japanese Whaling/Minke Whales — This picture by Toru Hanai shows the crew of a Japanese fishing vessel butchering a Baird’s Beaked whale at Wada port, southeast of Tokyo in 2014. In march …

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Sep 27 2016

12 Unbelievable Animal Pictures Explained

12 Unbelievable Animal Pictures Explained 12. Green Goblin? — This picture from looks like it could be a baby dragon, although dragons are supposed to have scales, not fur. Others feel it might be some sort of little green goblin, in which case this is a job for Spider-Man. More level-headed speculation suggests that this …

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Sep 27 2016

12 Giant Prehistoric Critters

12 GIANT Prehistoric Critters Throwback Thursday 12. The Giant Abnormal Shrimp. Better known as the Anomalocaris (ah-noe-malo-kerris), this creature was first described in 1892 by Joseph Whiteaves. Fortunately, the abnormal shrimp actually lived approximately 505 million years ago. Fossils have been found all around the world, which means that there were many of these creatures …

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Sep 27 2016

18 WEIRD Looking Animals

18 WEIRD looking animals White’s Tree Frog — This brooding animal appears to be a frog that might have gone on a weekend bender. It’s actually known as White’s Tree Frog or the Australian Green Tree Frog. But he’s not green, you say. Or White, for that matter. Well, like many tree frogs, they can …

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Sep 27 2016

12 DANGEROUS Spiders

12 Dangerous Spiders 12. Brazilian Wandering Spider — Regarded as the most dangerous spider in the world, thanks to its potent venom which contains a neurotoxin almost 20 times more powerful than that of a Black Widow. It’s actually been crowned by Guinness as the world’s most venomous spider. Symptoms include intense pain, respiratory paralysis …

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Sep 27 2016

8 Mysterious Chupacabra Sightings

8 Mysterious Chupacabra Sightings Crypto Fun Friday 8. WHEN – late June 2016 WHERE – Rukshin, in western Ukraine Our journey starts with the story of the Ukrainian farmer, Ivan who allegedly captured and killed a Chupacabra.The strange beast had claimed quite a few victims in the village of Rukshin, in Western Ukraine. The news …

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Sep 27 2016

15 FASTEST Animals in the Ocean

Hey, one of our subscribers wanted to see a video about the fastest animals in the sea … Thanks for the suggestion, Long Experience Wiseman, we’re happy to oblige! And if anyone out there has an idea for a topic, write in and let us know in the comments! 15 Fastest Things in the Ocean …

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Sep 27 2016

15 Unreal Creatures Explained

15 Really Unreal Animals Explained #15 … Predatory Tunicates (toon-i-cates) — They’re also known as the Venus Flytrap of the Sea, as will soon be apparent. These alien-looking creatures live in the deep-sea canyons off California. Staying rooted in place, they use their yawning, incandescent mouths as a lure, just waiting for some unsuspecting prey …

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Sep 06 2016

10 Deadliest Snakes on Earth

TOP 10 DEADLIEST SNAKES 10. The Carpet Viper — found in the dry regions of Africa, the Middle East, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, this snake appears to be responsible for more fatalities than all other African snake species combined, killing an estimated 20,000 agricultural workers each year. Venom Strength — Powerful enough to cause …

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Sep 06 2016

13 Strange Animal Discoveries Unearthed

13 Strange Animal Discoveries Unearthed Topic 14 #13 … Giant Ant Fossil — Sounds like an oxymoron, but the fossil of a gigantic ant was discovered in Wyoming’s Green River Formation, a well-known fossil site. Monstrously big, these ants measured nearly 2 inches long, about the size of a hummingbird, as you can see in …

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Sep 06 2016

World’s BIGGEST Snake ever, Titanoboa

18 Titanoboa Facts World’s biggest Snake Ever Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction Event–or K/T Extinction Event First Appearance … Titanoboa made its appearance during the Paleocene epoch and was one of the first large reptiles to reclaim ecological niches that appeared after dinosaurs and marine reptiles died off at the end of the Cretaceous period. Those animals vanished …

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Sep 06 2016

15 Biggest Pets in the World

15 Biggest Pets in the World Esther the Wonder Pig — A couple from Canada adopted a so-called micro pig that was expected to grow to around 70 pounds. But this little piggy just kept growing until reaching a massive 670 pounds, making the two-year old pig nearly 10 times her expected size … and …

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