It is as beautiful as it is rare. A frost flower is created on autumn or early winter mornings when ice in extremely thin layers is pushed out from the stems of plants or occasionally wood. This extrusion creates wonderful patterns which curl and fold into gorgeous frozen petioles giving this phenomenon both its name and its appearance.
Frost Flowers: Nature’s Exquisite Ice Extrusion
Most people have heard of Koko, the Stanford-educated gorilla who could speak about 1000 words in American Sign Language, and understand about 2000 in English. What most people don’t know, however, is that Koko was an avid Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood fan. As Esquire reported, when Fred Rogers took a trip out to meet Koko for his show, not only did she immediately wrap her arms around him and embrace him, she did what she’d always seen him do onscreen: she proceeded to take his shoes off!
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A diver swims with a giant pelagic jellyfish in the Pacific Ocean off California. Bob Cranston, who has been chronicling life under the sea for more than 40 years, has released a collection of his pictures of some of the ocean's most fascinating creatures.
A jaguarundi is a Texas animal that has become endangered. They have a terrifying scream.