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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, In Natura, Most Beautiful Animals, Weird Creatures, Wild Dogs, Wildlife Conservation

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, In Natura, Most Beautiful Animals, Weird Creatures, Wild Dogs, Wildlife Conservation

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, Small World, Insect Photos, Cool Bugs, Bees And Wasps, Beautiful Bugs, Stunningly Beautiful, Little Critter

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, Rainforest Animals, Nature Animals, Odd Animals, Beautiful Snakes, Animals Beautiful, Madagascar

[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 ...

bugs are really fckd up Weird Insects, Doll Repaint, Exotic Pets, Creepy, Cool Photos, Creatures, Spiders, Odd Animals, Strange Animals

Tomisidae, Epicadus heterogaster - a photo on Flickriver

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bugs are really fckd up Weird Insects, Doll Repaint, Exotic Pets, Creepy, Cool Photos, Creatures, Spiders, Odd Animals, Strange Animals

Tomisidae, Epicadus heterogaster - a photo on 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, Reptiles, Nature Pictures, Natural World, 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, Reptiles, Nature Pictures, Natural World, 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.

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!

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

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

Tom Kogut Photography

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, Flora Und Fauna, Sea Floor, Casper The Friendly Ghost, Deep Sea Creatures, Paris Match

‘Ghost octopus’ has heartbreaking parenting strategy

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

“ 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, Little Birds, Bird Species, Wild Birds, Amphibians, Natural World, Beautiful Birds, Beautiful Things

5 Interesting Facts About Hooded Pitohuis

So far on this blog, I've written about poisonous frogs, snakes, spiders and lizards, but I didn't know about poisonous birds. The first bird that was discovered to be poisonous is the hooded pitohui. Here are five interesting facts about them: These beautifully coloured birds grow to about 23 cm long. Despite their colours, they…

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

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

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

Thaumatichthys axeli - Alchetron, The Free Social Encyclopedia

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

The Venezuelan poodle moth. The Venezuelan poodle moth. motherjones: “ theweekmagazine: “ “Nature is chock full of amazing stuff,” says George Mathis at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Beautiful Bugs, Beautiful Butterflies, Venezuelan Poodle Moth, Beautiful Creatures, Animals Beautiful, Les Aliens, Rare Animals, Strange Animals, Unusual Animals

Bizarre poodle moth fascinates ... and frightens ... the masses online

It's been compared to a fluffy dog, a Pokemon character and a Power Rangers villain — but whatever it is, the Venezuelan poodle moth has captured the Internet like Mothra in a bad Japanese movie. Now it's up to the experts to figure out exactly where this moth belongs on the tree of life.

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.

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