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Jeremy Hance: Little-known by scientists and largely ignored by conservationists, the wild Asian dog – or dhole – faces widespread deforestation, poisonings, lack of prey and disease. Can a few dhole champions save this tough predator? Endangered Tigers, Endangered Species, Asian Dogs, Oriental, Rare Animals, Odd Animals, Strange Animals, In Natura, Most Beautiful Animals

Saving the dhole: The forgotten 'badass' Asian dog more endangered than tigers

Jeremy Hance: Little-known by scientists and largely ignored by conservationists, the wild Asian dog – or dhole – faces widespread deforestation, poisonings, lack of prey and disease. Can a few dhole champions save this tough predator?

Jeremy Hance: Little-known by scientists and largely ignored by conservationists, the wild Asian dog – or dhole – faces widespread deforestation, poisonings, lack of prey and disease. Can a few dhole champions save this tough predator? Endangered Tigers, Endangered Species, Asian Dogs, Oriental, Rare Animals, Odd Animals, Strange Animals, In Natura, Most Beautiful Animals

Saving the dhole: The forgotten 'badass' Asian dog more endangered than tigers

Jeremy Hance: Little-known by scientists and largely ignored by conservationists, the wild Asian dog – or dhole – faces widespread deforestation, poisonings, lack of prey and disease. Can a few dhole champions save this tough predator?

group of colorful orchid bees (Euglossa hansoni, E. sapphirina, and E. tridentata) collecting fungus filaments from tree bark. Cool Insects, Bugs And Insects, Beautiful Bugs, Amazing Nature, Stunningly Beautiful, Small World, Insect Photos, Cool Bugs, Bees And Wasps

Teenage Mutant Ninja Orchid Bees - Gil Wizen

Meet the orchid bees: the colorful racing cars of the insect world, on their never ending quest for the perfect perfume recipe.

‘Rainbow’ chameleon among three new species described from Madagascar Rabbit Cages, Les Reptiles, Reptiles And Amphibians, Beautiful Snakes, Animals Beautiful, Rare Animals, Zoo Animals, Madagascar, Terrarium Reptile

[Herpetology • 2018] Calumma uetzi, C. lefona & C. juliae • Endangered Beauties: micro-CT Cranial Osteology, Molecular Genetics and External Morphology reveal Three New Species of Chameleons in the Calumma boettgeri complex (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae)

Calumma uetzi Prötzel, Vences, Hawlitschek, Scherz, Ratsoavina & Glaw, 2018 DOI: 10.1093/zoolinnean/zlx112 MarkScherz.com Abstract Based on recent discoveries and an integrative study including external morphology, osteology and molecular genetics, we continue to revise the Madagascar-endemic chameleons of the Calumma boettgeri complex (within the Calumma nasutum species group). We describe three new species of these small-sized, occipital-lobed chameleons. Calumma uetzi sp. nov. is a…

bugs are really fckd up Weird Insects, Cool Bugs, Unique Animals, Odd Animals, Strange Animals, Doll Repaint, Exotic Pets, Animal Pictures, Creepy

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bugs are really fckd up Weird Insects, Cool Bugs, Unique Animals, Odd Animals, Strange Animals, Doll Repaint, Exotic Pets, Animal Pictures, Creepy

Flickriver

Flickriver - view images as a 'river of photos' and more...

This Freaky Arachnid With a Black Bunny Head Is Totally Real, We Kid You Not Black Bunny, Cute Bat, Daddy Long, Interesting Animals, Natural World, Reptiles, Nature Pictures, Pet Birds, Nature

This Tiny Arachnid With a Black Bunny Head Is Totally Real, We Kid You Not

The natural world is a strange and wonderful place. But sometimes biologists come across something that is just... odd. Really, really odd.

This Freaky Arachnid With a Black Bunny Head Is Totally Real, We Kid You Not Black Bunny, Cute Bat, Daddy Long, Interesting Animals, Natural World, Reptiles, Nature Pictures, Pet Birds, Nature

This Tiny Arachnid With a Black Bunny Head Is Totally Real, We Kid You Not

The natural world is a strange and wonderful place. But sometimes biologists come across something that is just... odd. Really, really odd.

Northern Plains Gray langur (Semnopithecus entellus) by Photograph Tom Kogut Primates, Mammals, Madhya Pradesh, National Parks, Monkeys, Odd Animals, Bhutan, Gray, Nepal

India: Mammals (except tigers) | Northern plains gray langur (Semnopithecus entellus), Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Wondering which chicken breed you should have in your backyard coop? Here is our list of the top 20 chicken breeds for backyard chicken keepers to love. Backyard Coop, Chickens Backyard, Flightless Bird, Chicken Breeds, Chicken Eggs, Raising Chickens, Urban Farming, Farm Life, Birds In Flight

5 Reasons To Love Your Naked Neck Chickens

Naked neck chickens have fewer feathers than any other chicken breeds but they're still able to live in almost any climate and lay over 120 eggs a year!

“ The hooded pitohui (Pitohui dichrous) is a species of bird native to New Guinea and one of few known poisonous birds. In 1990 scientists preparing the skins of the hooded pitohui for museum. Poison Dart Frogs, Platypus, Animal Facts, Little Birds, Bird Species, Wild Birds, Amphibians, Beautiful Birds, Beautiful Things

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The hooded pitohui, one of the only poisonous birds in the world.

An underwater research craft has spotted a 'ghost-like' octopus that appears to belong to a previously unknown species on the ocean floor near Hawaii, a milky-white creature nicknamed 'Casper the Friendly Ghost. Kraken, Octopus Species, Ghost Cartoon, Especie Animal, Ocean Depth, Sea Floor, Flora Und Fauna, Casper The Friendly Ghost, Deep Sea Creatures

‘Ghost octopus’ has heartbreaking parenting strategy

New photos reveal that animals like Casper die to protect their young

Tomato frog - View amazing Tomato frog photos - Dyscophus antongilii - on Arkive Amphibians, Madagascar, Drake, Odd Animals, Frogs, Crazy Animals

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Tomato frog - View amazing Tomato frog photos - Dyscophus antongilii - on Arkive

Spotted Skunk - found in North America. Weird And Wonderful, Panda Bear, Funny Animals, Odd Animals, Mammals, Cool Words, Pets, Skunks, Amazing

A Search – and a Good Word – for Skunks

By Emily Ferrall You can imagine the looks I received when I told people I worked with skunks for the past few months. Most reacted with dislike, but I’m hoping to change that opinion by providing …

Creatures of the deep, GEO. Cool Sea Creatures, Alien Creatures, Ocean Creatures, Especie Animal, Under The Ocean, Deep Sea Fishing, Water Life, Underwater World, Pisces

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Thaumatichthys axeli is a bottomdwelling deepsea anglerfish of the family Thaumatichthyidae Thaumatichthys axeli lives at a depth of around 3600 meters i

September 2018 – When threatened, the Eurasian wryneck bends and twists its head as if placing us under a spell. Odd Animals, Under A Spell

This Woodpecker Mimics a Snake When Threatened

September 19, 2018 – When threatened, the Eurasian wryneck bends and twists its head as if placing us under a spell. These birds were once thought to wield magical powers and to play a role in witchcraft.