Horseshoe crabs are marine and brackish water arthropods of the family Limulidae and the only living members of the order Xiphosura. Despite their name, they are not true crabs or crustaceans: they are chelicerates, most closely related to arachnids such as spiders, ticks, … [Read more...] about Horseshoe crab
The Tremarctinae or short-faced bears is a subfamily of Ursidae that contains one living representative, the spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) of South America, and several extinct species from four genera: the Florida spectacled bear (Tremarctos floridanus), the North American giant short-faced bears Arctodus (A. pristinus and A. simus), the South American giant short-faced … [Read more...] about Tremarctinae
Shanell Papp: The artist who created a life-sized skeleton in crochet.
A life-size skeleton, complete with organs that faithfully reproduce the original ones. If you thought you saw (and realized) everything, you are wrong!The creation, somewhat bizarre, is made by a real crochet artist, Shanell Papp, author of many other works, from masks to pools of blood, but his skeleton is certainly one of those that has aroused more stir. In 2005 she … [Read more...] about Shanell Papp: The artist who created a life-sized skeleton in crochet.
The Leatherback Turtle Has the Most Unique Mouth in the World
The leatherback sea turtle is the largest turtle in the world. However, compared to the beautiful, calm character of these gentle giants, the inside of a leatherback turtle’s mouth is scary. The turtle’s teeth are absolutely terrifying and resemble several stalactites. These teeth extend to its stomach. Continue to read to learn more about leatherback turtles. Leatherback … [Read more...] about The Leatherback Turtle Has the Most Unique Mouth in the World
Dolphins: The Misunderstood Smiling Sea Creatures
Dolphins have captured the hearts and imaginations of people for generations. They are often portrayed as smiling, happy creatures, but the reality is much more complex. While it's true that dolphins have a unique anatomy that can make them appear to be smiling, they do not have the ability to actually smile in the same way that humans do. In this article, we will explore the … [Read more...] about Dolphins: The Misunderstood Smiling Sea Creatures