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 The fastest thing on earth. The spore is called Pilobolus which a… Pilobolus sp. Die Spore heißt Pilobolus und beschleunigt im ersten Millimeter des Fluges Meilen pro Stunde. Foto Nature, Foto Macro, Horse Manure, Slime Mould, Plant Fungus, Mushroom Fungi, Belleza Natural, Science And Nature, Amazing Nature

P9095374 - Copy. Pilobolus sp.

"Pilobolus sp. on horse manure. My block. There is some interesting reading on this species on "Google" & Wikipedia.

Reef Stonefish (Synanceia verrucosa) / The fin spines of this amazingly well-camouflaged fish contain highly toxic venom. / Witu Islands, Papua New Guinea - fish - SEALIFE - sea creatures Underwater Creatures, Underwater Life, Under The Ocean, Sea And Ocean, Beautiful Creatures, Animals Beautiful, Fauna Marina, Beneath The Sea, Water Animals

Reef Stonefish (Synanceia verrucosa) / The fin spines of this amazingly well-camouflaged fish contain highly toxic venom. / Witu Islands, Papua New Guinea

Related to the jellyfish and corals, Siphonophore is a continuous chain of specialized polyps - individual animals that grow from one another in an organized colony. Some in the colony are devoted to feeding, armed with stinging cells to snag fish or in Under The Water, Under The Sea, Fauna Marina, Underwater Life, Deep Blue Sea, Ocean Creatures, Weird Sea Creatures, Underwater Creatures, Tier Fotos

Siphonophores

Related to the jellyfish and corals, the beautiful and alien Siphonophore is actually a continuous chain of specialized polyps - individual animals that grow from one another in an organized colony. Some in the colony are devoted to feeding, armed with stinging cells to snag fish or invertebrates. Others are devoted to locomotion, propelling the whole group with a continuous pumping motion. Still others, of course, exist only to reproduce.

Blue-Eyed Eel night time nasty cant go back to sleep ever again kind of thing! Underwater Creatures, Underwater Life, Underwater Photos, Underwater Photography, Under The Water, Under The Sea, Deep Sea Creatures, Weird Creatures, Fauna Marina

In pictures: The world's best underwater photographs 2010

Some of the winners from the Our World Under Water photography contest and its sister event, the fourth annual Deep International Underwater photo competition

21 Beetles and Insects Photo Gallery - meowlogy Cool Insects, Bugs And Insects, Cool Bugs, A Bug's Life, Interesting Animals, Beautiful Bugs, Tier Fotos, All Gods Creatures, Nature Animals

第12回 雨雨雨でお祭り騒ぎなのは?

コスタリカ昆虫中心生活 昆虫だけで日本の何十倍も生息している生物多様性の国、中米コスタリカ。西田賢司はここで単身、昆虫を採集・飼育し、研究している。部屋には昆虫を飼育する袋がずらりとぶらさがり、押入れには標本箱が積まれている。網を片手に森へ入れば、ゴミ袋いっぱいに昆虫たちを採ってくる。写真を通して見る、コスタリカのすごい虫たちと、西田賢司のちょっと変わった昆虫中心生活。

------------------------- ------------------------- image source The flying gurnards are a family, Dactylopteridae, of marine fish notable for their greatly enlarged pectoral fins. As they cannot literally fly or glide in the air (like flying fish),. Underwater Creatures, Underwater Life, Poisson Mandarin, Fauna Marina, Beautiful Sea Creatures, Life Under The Sea, Beneath The Sea, Water Animals, Life Aquatic

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The flying gurnards are a family, Dactylopteridae, of marine fish notable for their greatly enlarged pectoral fins. As they cannot literally fly, an alternative name preferred by some authors is helmet gurnards. by Alcides Dutra

Lotus seed pods -- One still has some seeds. One has a lot of seeds. Planting Seeds, Planting Flowers, Foto Nature, Nature Nature, Seed Pods, Patterns In Nature, Natural Forms, Water Lilies, Mother Nature

‘Lotus Seed Pods’ by naturalnomad

Buy 'Lotus Seed Pods' by naturalnomad as a Art Print, Canvas Print, Framed Print, Greeting Card, Hardcover Journal, Metal Print, Photographic Print, Poster, Spiral Notebook, Throw Pillow, or Tote Bag

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