Anglerfish | National Geographic
Discover the incredible anglerfish, denizen of the ocean's deep, lightless realms. Learn how these predators attract their victims with bits of luminous flesh.
10 Amazing Animal Facts You Probably Didn't Know
There are more than a million different species of animals on Earth, so here's a place to start. Check out these ten little-known amazing facts about animals, then watch the U.S. premiere of the original uncut series Planet Earth to see up-close the first snow leopard hunting, the first blue bird of paradise displaying in the wild… and the vampire squid from hell! All Earth Day weekend (Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22) only on BBC AMERICA.
33 Perfectly Timed Photos
You may be the best photographer in the world, but sometimes all it takes to take the best shot is being in the right place at the right moment. It doesn't even matter if you take it with your cell or high-end DSLR. Often, you won't even notice you made an incredible picture until you come home and transfer your photos to a computer.
Meet the sarcastic fringehead, an oddly named fish who looks like the Predator
The sarcastic fringehead (Neoclinus blanchardi) is a footlong fish that lives off the Pacific coast of North America. When unthreatened, the fringehead's visage is fairly unremarkable. But if a marine predator (or stray human hand) attempts to dislodge a fringehead from its crevasse, the fish will race into action, brandishing its frightening Predator-like mouth at the interloper.
Mermaids are real, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Apparently the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published a newsfeed article titled Conclusive Evidence of the Existence of Aquatic H
7 Wet, Wild & Weird Deep Sea Animal Wonders - WebEcoist
Earth's ocean depths are often referred to as the planet's last great unexplored frontier. Blacker than the darkest night, crushed by unimaginable pressure and for the most part untouched by the hand of Man, the benthic world is bursting with life - though in many cases not life as we know it. Here are 7 exceptional examples of the wonders lurking far beneath.
It's behind you: Great White stalks ocean canoeist
Alone in his tiny plastic sea kayak, marine biologist Trey Snow had hoped to stealthily track a great white shark. But he had the shock of his life when he spotted a giant fin and realised it was he who was being stalked - by surely one of the most feared killers in the world. The magnificent creature initially dived to the seabed, inspecting the kayak from below