Florida, USA: “A rare photo of a Florida snapping turtle out in the open on Beach Road, near NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Found only in Florida and Georgia, this species is related to the common snapping turtle,” writes National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). [3000 x 2000] [OS]

Florida, USA: “A rare photo of a Florida snapping turtle out in the open on Beach Road, near NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Found only in Florida and Georgia, this species is related to the common snapping turtle,” writes National Aeronautics… Continue Reading

So, I live in hawaii and am new to all the fruiting species here. My question, what type of cocoa is this, what is the best way to germinate it, and how do I tell when it’s okay to harvest? Thanks!

So, I live in hawaii and am new to all the fruiting species here. My question, what type of cocoa is this, what is the best way to germinate it, and how do I tell when it’s okay to harvest?… Continue Reading

“This 2014 photo provided by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund shows a group of mountain gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, the International Union for Conservation of Nature updated the species’ status from ‘critically endangered’ to ‘endangered.'” [2000×1324][OS]

“This 2014 photo provided by the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund shows a group of mountain gorillas in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. On Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, the International Union for Conservation of Nature updated the species’ status from ‘critically endangered’… Continue Reading

Malabar gliding frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus) is a Rhacophorid tree frog species found in the Western Ghats of India. August 2018 | Amboli, Maharashtra, India [OC] [1280×800]

Malabar gliding frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus) is a Rhacophorid tree frog species found in the Western Ghats of India. August 2018 | Amboli, Maharashtra, India [OC] [1280×800]

Bicolored frog or Malabar frog (Clinotarsus curtipes) is a species of frog found in the Western Ghats of India August 2018 | Amboli, Maharashtra, India [OC] [1280×854]

Bicolored frog or Malabar frog (Clinotarsus curtipes) is a species of frog found in the Western Ghats of India August 2018 | Amboli, Maharashtra, India [OC] [1280×854]

“Jellyfish species Diplulmaris Antarctica floats with the current just offshore of McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica.” Photo credit: Steve Clabuesch, NSF [2288 x 1712] [OS]

“Jellyfish species Diplulmaris Antarctica floats with the current just offshore of McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica.” Photo credit: Steve Clabuesch, NSF [2288 x 1712] [OS]

A 500 million year old Metaspriggina fossil from the Burgess Shale. Recent finds of this primitive chordate have indicated the presence of pharyngeal bars, predecessors of jaws, making this the oldest known species to have this feature. [900 x 475]

A 500 million year old Metaspriggina fossil from the Burgess Shale. Recent finds of this primitive chordate have indicated the presence of pharyngeal bars, predecessors of jaws, making this the oldest known species to have this feature. [900 x 475]

The Pontic rhododendron is a species of Rhododendron native to southern Europe and southwest Asia. Picture taken near Kosti village, Strandja mountains, Bulgaria. [1954×1507]

The Pontic rhododendron is a species of Rhododendron native to southern Europe and southwest Asia. Picture taken near Kosti village, Strandja mountains, Bulgaria. [1954×1507]

Met this guy and his brother at The Arctic Fox Centre in Iceland. They were found after their parents had been hunted and killed. Hand raised by the good folk at the centre, they’re ambassadors for their species. The Arctic Fox is the only native land mammal in Iceland. [OC] [4217×3018]

Met this guy and his brother at The Arctic Fox Centre in Iceland. They were found after their parents had been hunted and killed. Hand raised by the good folk at the centre, they’re ambassadors for their species. The Arctic… Continue Reading