Male bare-necked fruit crow (Gymnoderus foetidus), pretty… in its own way, at least unusually pretty ! This species is an inhabitant of the Amazonian rainforest living in the canopy of forests, feeding on fruits.

Male bare-necked fruit crow (Gymnoderus foetidus), pretty… in its own way, at least unusually pretty ! This species is an inhabitant of the Amazonian rainforest living in the canopy of forests, feeding on fruits.

This Sapeornis chaoyangensis fossil, housed in a Beijing museum, offers clues about the feeding habits of the Earth’s early birds [1280 x 1024] O. Louis Mazzatenta

This Sapeornis chaoyangensis fossil, housed in a Beijing museum, offers clues about the feeding habits of the Earth’s early birds [1280 x 1024] O. Louis Mazzatenta

Gulf of Mexico, 13 December 2017: “This sea cucumber, Enypniastes eximia, spends most of its time on the seafloor, feeding off of surface sediments . . . Common names for these holothurians include Spanish dancer and headless chicken monster,” says NOAA. [1024 x 576] [OS]

Gulf of Mexico, 13 December 2017: “This sea cucumber, Enypniastes eximia, spends most of its time on the seafloor, feeding off of surface sediments . . . Common names for these holothurians include Spanish dancer and headless chicken monster,” says… Continue Reading

The skull of Nigersaurus Taqueti, found in Niger in western Africa. This 30-foot sauropod’s distinctive jaws, which contained up to 500 teeth, are thought to be a highly specialized adaptation for feeding on soft low-lying vegetation such as ferns. [2688 x 2333]

The skull of Nigersaurus Taqueti, found in Niger in western Africa. This 30-foot sauropod’s distinctive jaws, which contained up to 500 teeth, are thought to be a highly specialized adaptation for feeding on soft low-lying vegetation such as ferns. [2688… Continue Reading

Atlantic Ocean: “A sea star imaged feeding on stalked bryozoan during the second dive of this expedition at Blake Ridge. This behavior was recorded at about 3,388 meters (11,116 feet). Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Windows to the Deep 2018.” [1920 x 1080] [OS]

Atlantic Ocean: “A sea star imaged feeding on stalked bryozoan during the second dive of this expedition at Blake Ridge. This behavior was recorded at about 3,388 meters (11,116 feet). Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and… Continue Reading