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Father's Day Idea

Nature is amazing and terrifying. Those storks are bigger than I am.

Six-Legged Giant Finds Secret Hideaway, Hides For 80 Years by Robert Krulwich, npr: Amazing story of the Lord Howe Walking Stick (Dryococelus australis) with a video of a baby hatching from an egg. #Lord_Howe_Walking_Stick #Insect #Australia #Robert_Krulwich #npr

The Rainbow Eucalyptus is the only Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere, and is found in New Britain, New Guinea, Ceram, Sulawesi and Mindanao. It's unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the tree. Patches of outer bark are shed annually at different times, showing a bright green inner bark. This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.

Super Tiny Octopus by caretta156 via cutestlife: Found inside of a scallop in Baja. Thanks to @Carrie Cathcart for the source : ) #Octopus #cutestlife #caretta_156

Super Tiny Octopus by caretta156 via cutestlife: Found inside of a scallop in Baja. Thanks to @Carrie Cathcart for the source : ) #Octopus #cutestlife #caretta_156

Glasswinged Butterfly (Greta otao) is a brush-footed butterfly found in Central and South America via rensecom: Larvae feed on plants of the genus Cestrum, which contain toxic alkaloids, storing the toxins in their tissues and making them unpalatable to predators. tinyurl.com/... #Butterfly #Glasswinged_Butterfly #Neurophilosophy_wordpress

52 Hertz Whale Song: Follow the link to hear the song of the 'loneliest whale' in the world. pinterest.com/... #Whale_Song #Loneliest_Whale

Left vs. Right

Varanus bitatawa is a human-sized lizard in the Phillipines that was just discovered in 2009. It eats only fruit and lives exclusively in the tops of trees more than 60 feet above ground.

New Giant Lizard Discovery "an Unprecedented Surprise"

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Tokelau, a remote Pacific island nation of 3 atolls and a maximum elevation of 15 feet, has the smallest economy of any country in the world: its annual purchasing power is about 1000 USD per capita. The government is almost entirely dependent on subsidies from New Zealand and has annual revenues of less than 500,000 USD. Tokelau has added more than 10% to its GDP through registrations of domain names under its top-level domain, .tk.

File:Fakaofo Atoll.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Friant Dam, on the upper San Joaquin in California, filled to the top in spring of 2006.

Lunar Eclipse 2010

Evolution: life on Earth is one big extended family