A report by Sarah Gibbens for National Geographic. Without intervention, the gray slug that carries a bright shell could disappear from some regions. WHEN YOU’RE A conch, mating is better in a group. In fact, it’s the only way it works. These slow-moving Caribbean sea slugs carry heavy pink and orange shells, which make chasing down mates […]
A sloth bear in in the Amazon rainforest, near Iquitos, Peru. Sloths are medium-sized mammals belonging to the familiesMegalonychidae (two-toed sloths) and Bradypodidae (three-toed sloths), classified into six species.
When it comes to spectacular scenery, few people get a better view than airline pilots. But instead of keeping those beautiful panoramas to himself, 747 pilot Christiaan van Heijst take stunning photographs that he kindly shares with the rest of us stuck in economy. “From an early age on I have found great joy in […]
A report from Loop Jamaica. Scientists are concerned that a mosquito-borne disease transmitted from animals to humans could spread throughout the Caribbean after it was found to be present in Haiti. A release said Madariaga virus (MADV), or South American eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), has, until now, been found primarily in animals of South and […]
Bonney aflame – Image Credit: Photograph by Kirsty Morrell · · From Snapped: Lines and curves Glass-like water and the eternal stance of the ballerina trees beneath a dancing sky. Published Barmera South Australia 5345 via ABC OPEN: Bonney aflame || From Project: Snapped: Lines and curves.
Whether you love beautiful scenery or wildlife, Namibia may be the location to plan your next vacation. It is home to the Namib Desert, considered the oldest desert in the world, and is filled with national parks and reserves. Some, including Etosha National Park, are dedicated to wildlife; others focus on beautiful landscapes. Namib-Naukluft Park, […]
Note: this post, while published, is a work in progress, as are all posts in this series, My Photo Life List. My goal is to photograph every species of bird that is seen on a regular basis here in Michigan, working from a list compiled by the Michigan chapter of the Audubon Society. This will be […]