It’s the thing you dream of when embarking on a whale watching tour: coming face to face with one of the largest leviathans on earth! By Ashley Ludwig DANA POINT, CA—Gray whale sightings have surged in recent months, but no encounter has been so exciting as one experienced by whale watchers this week, according to […]
This is a very detailed image of an object you see most days. What’s the object? Source : Morning Brew ZOOM IN ANSWER This is the highest-resolution image of the sun’s surface ever taken. Those cell-looking blobs are each about the size of Texas. Photo credit: NSO/AURA/NSF
NASA Tracks Australia Wildfire Smoke Traveling Across the Globe by Neal Freyman What are you looking at? Smoke and aerosols from the Australian fires marching east. NASA says the smoke blob, which has caused air quality issues in New Zealand and South America, will make at least one full circuit across the globe before returning […]
Pet-Owner Busts Spider Stealing His Goldfish (It Didn’t End Well For The Fish) For pet-owners, coming home to discover your pet has been caught red-handed, sometimes red-faced, doing something they weren’t expecting you to witness is a common occurrence. However, one poor goldfish in South Africa could have done with their owner arriving […]
25 Amazing People’s Choice Photos From The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Contest 2019 Back in the middle of October, Yongqing Bao was announced the Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) for his amazing photograph of a Tibetan fox engaging with a Himalayan marmot, titled “The Moment”. And now, almost two months later, The Natural […]
by ALAN TAYLOR view more images.. Lion wrangler Shandor Larenty shares a moment with a giraffe at the Lion and Safari Park, a wildlife-conservation enclosure in South Africa.
Scroll through the deep sea with this neat visualization.
MOKOPANE, South Africa (AP) — A dog in South Africa has befriended a baby giraffe that was abandoned at birth, rescued and taken to a local orphanage. Jazz the giraffe arrived at The Rhino Orphanage just days after birth. A farmer found him in the wild, weak and dehydrated, and called the center for help. […]
By Vince Beiser It may be little more than grains of weathered rock, and can be found in deserts and on beaches around the world, but sand is also the world’s second most consumed natural resource. A South African entrepreneur shot dead in September. Two Indian villagers killed in a gun battle in August. A […]
A new count shows the population off Brazil went from about 450 in the 1950s to 25,000 now By Pablo Hernández-Mares Once hunted almost to extinction, the population of humpback whales that swims the seas between South America and Antarctica has bounced back. An estimated 25,000 Megaptera novaeangliae now live in the western South Atlantic. […]