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Genetically modified cat who glows green under blue light - will be used to study human and feline AIDS virus.

Image Gallery: Cats that Glow in the Dark

Salpa Maggiore, New Zealand: This tunicate moves by pumping water through its body and has a complex life cycle living both solitary and as a chain of salps which swim and feed together. Picture: Conaugh Fraser / Caters #Salp

Mystery see-through fish stuns fisherman

Anatomical X-ray Gifs

Anatomical X-ray Gifs

Equatorial Saki - Pithecia aequatorialis - This New World monkey of the family Pitheciidae is found in areas of Ecuador and reportedly, Peru. It is a canopy dweller and very rarely will it descend to the ground

Saki monkey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pied Bat (Badger Bat) - Niumbaha superba - This rare species of vesper (evening or common) bat belongs to the family Vespertilionidae and is the only species in the genus Niumbaha (Niumbaha is of the Zande language of the Azande. It means 'rare') - Image : credit DeeAnn Reeder/Bucknell University

Glycolysis, respiration, and the Citric Acid Cycle (aka Krebs Cycle)

Pearls are the most valuable of all organic gemstones, and have been prized for 6000 years. Pearls chemical makeup varies by region and environmental factors, but the basic formula is CaCO3. Pearls form through irritants entering specific species of mollusks (oysters, clams, muscles, etc), while the irritant can be a grain of sand or a parasite, the process is the same for pearls. The irritant is coated in CaCO3(mother of pearl) to make it less irritating to the mollusk. (...)

Intelligent animals both, crows and wolves have been known to play together in the wild and it has been observed that crows will sometimes alert wolves to potential prey in order that they might share in the food it would provide.

The Bilby: Not a rabbit, the very cute bilby is an a nocturnal, burrowing marsupial which lives in dry areas of central Australia. Recognized as a endangered species, there has been success in rallying recovery by promoting the 'Easter Bilby'.

Bilby: Cute Rabbit-like Animal from Australia.

Sometimes, the adolescent elephant will throw itself upon the ground as a sign of extreme emotional distress, commonly known as a tantrum.

NO. I hate going to grandma’s.

fun fact :This pitcher plant (Nepenthes rafflesiana elongata) has evolved a unique relationship with the small wooly bat. Instead of consuming insects like the chamber of most of its close relatives, this plant’s chamber provides the bat with a perfect place to roost during the day. The guano left behind by the bat provides the plant with all the nourishment it needs.

The Oarfish is a rare, solitary, and giant denizen of the ocean depths (arguably larger than a Whale Shark. (The Oarfish,17m as opposed to the Whale Shark, 12.96m in the Guinness Book of World Records.)) and is a filter feeder, comfortable cruising at depths of 200 m. Mistakenly named for its prominent pectoral oars with which it was thought to 'row', it undulates serpentlike with its dorsal fins and has been seen orienting itself vertically. This is a rare photo.

Real Monstrosities: King of Herrings

The heart and lungs and surrounding arteries and veins.


The biggest flower on earth, called Rafflesia Arnoldii.

The biggest flower on earth, called Rafflesia Arnoldii.

The Rhea is a large flightless bird native to South America and is part of the family of birds known as Ratites, which includes the Ostrich, Emu, Kiwi and Cassowary. Rheas are often mistaken for Ostriches because they share similar characteristics and grow to an impressive size. The male bird hatches and raises the young. After mating, the male builds a nest and incubates the eggs. Once hatched, he continues to rear the chicks, guarding them from any potential threat for the first six months.

Rhea Chicks Burrow in Their Father's Feathers - ZooBorns