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  •   The Spade Toothed Whale is the rarest and least known large mammal on earth. In fact, no member of this species has ever been seen alive! All photos in […]

    Spade Toothed Whale

      The Spade Toothed Whale is the rarest and least known large mammal on earth. In fact, no member of this species has ever been seen alive! All photos in […]

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  •   The Kasha Katuwe Tent Rocks are a unique phenomenon of geology. They are located near Cochiti, New Mexico, in the United States. The region is managed by the Bureau […]

    Kasha Katuwe Tent Rocks

      The Kasha Katuwe Tent Rocks are a unique phenomenon of geology. They are located near Cochiti, New Mexico, in the United States. The region is managed by the Bureau […]

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  •   Melissani Cave is a magnificent cave located on the island of Kefalonia, in Greece. The Ionian Sea is to the east, along with the Strait of Ithaca. The opening […]

    Melissani Cave

      Melissani Cave is a magnificent cave located on the island of Kefalonia, in Greece. The Ionian Sea is to the east, along with the Strait of Ithaca. The opening […]

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  •   Wadi Rum is a crescent shaped valley located in Jordan. The valley is cut into the granite and sandstone of the region. It is the largest wadi in the […]

    Wadi Rum

      Wadi Rum is a crescent shaped valley located in Jordan. The valley is cut into the granite and sandstone of the region. It is the largest wadi in the […]

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  •   The Damselfly is an insect found in the order Odonata. Physiologically, they are very similar to the dragonfly. The primary difference between the Damselfly and the dragonfly is the […]

    Damselfly

      The Damselfly is an insect found in the order Odonata. Physiologically, they are very similar to the dragonfly. The primary difference between the Damselfly and the dragonfly is the […]

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  •   The Venezuelan Poodle Moth is currently still a mystery.This incredibly unique looking insect was first seen in 2009. At this point in time, literally nothing is known about them. […]

    Venezuelan Poodle Moth

      The Venezuelan Poodle Moth is currently still a mystery.This incredibly unique looking insect was first seen in 2009. At this point in time, literally nothing is known about them. […]

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  •     Mouse Spider is a genus of spiders containing 13 known species. All but one of these is endemic to Australia. The lone exception is native to Chile. The […]

    Mouse Spider

        Mouse Spider is a genus of spiders containing 13 known species. All but one of these is endemic to Australia. The lone exception is native to Chile. The […]

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  •   The Hoatzin is a unique species of tropical bird. It is endemic to a very specific type of habitat throughout its natural range. In the Amazon Basin, they may […]

    Hoatzin

      The Hoatzin is a unique species of tropical bird. It is endemic to a very specific type of habitat throughout its natural range. In the Amazon Basin, they may […]

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  •   There are 103 known species of Opossum, all of which are found in the Western Hemisphere. The one pictured here is the Virginia Opossum. It is native to the Virginia […]

    Opossum

      There are 103 known species of Opossum, all of which are found in the Western Hemisphere. The one pictured here is the Virginia Opossum. It is native to the Virginia […]

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  •   The Capuchin is a small  species of New World monkey. There are two known genuses of Capuchin monkey. They are found throughout most of Central America and South America. Their coloring varies slightly […]

    Capuchin

      The Capuchin is a small  species of New World monkey. There are two known genuses of Capuchin monkey. They are found throughout most of Central America and South America. Their coloring varies slightly […]

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  •       The Begonia is the common name for any of the plant species within its genus. This genus includes more than 1,400 known species. All known species of […]

    Begonia

          The Begonia is the common name for any of the plant species within its genus. This genus includes more than 1,400 known species. All known species of […]

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  •   The Century Plant is the common name for the Agave americana. This is a species of flowering plant in the Agave family. It is endemic to the states of […]

    Century Plant

      The Century Plant is the common name for the Agave americana. This is a species of flowering plant in the Agave family. It is endemic to the states of […]

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  •   Spanish Moss is a unique flowering plant that grows on several species of large trees. Most commonly, this species is found on either Bald Cypress or Southern Oak trees. […]

    Spanish Moss

      Spanish Moss is a unique flowering plant that grows on several species of large trees. Most commonly, this species is found on either Bald Cypress or Southern Oak trees. […]

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  •   The Basket Star is an extraordinary marine invertebrate. As a group, they are a type of brittle star. Most species of Basket Star possess a relatively small central disk. […]

    Basket Star

      The Basket Star is an extraordinary marine invertebrate. As a group, they are a type of brittle star. Most species of Basket Star possess a relatively small central disk. […]

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  •   The Boxfish is the generic name for any one of the 24 known species of bony fish in the family: Tetraodontiformes. The Boxfish are closely related to the pufferfishes and filefishes. […]

    Boxfish

      The Boxfish is the generic name for any one of the 24 known species of bony fish in the family: Tetraodontiformes. The Boxfish are closely related to the pufferfishes and filefishes. […]

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  •   The Frogfish is a most unusual type of anglerfish. They are known for their typically short, stocky physique. They are experts at camouflage. Frogfish are found in tropical and […]

    Frogfish

      The Frogfish is a most unusual type of anglerfish. They are known for their typically short, stocky physique. They are experts at camouflage. Frogfish are found in tropical and […]

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  •     Devils Tower is an impressive geological formation located in the Black Hills of Wyoming, in the United States. It is a type of igneous intrusion known as a […]

    Devils Tower

        Devils Tower is an impressive geological formation located in the Black Hills of Wyoming, in the United States. It is a type of igneous intrusion known as a […]

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  •   The Blue Grotto is an incredibly picturesque naturally occurring sea cave. The cave is located on the island of Capri, in southern Italy. It is renowned for the unique, […]

    Blue Grotto

      The Blue Grotto is an incredibly picturesque naturally occurring sea cave. The cave is located on the island of Capri, in southern Italy. It is renowned for the unique, […]

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  •   Spooky Gulch is a short, narrow slot canyon located in Utah, in the United States. It is approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) in length and averages 30 feet (10 m) […]

    Spooky Gulch

      Spooky Gulch is a short, narrow slot canyon located in Utah, in the United States. It is approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) in length and averages 30 feet (10 m) […]

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  •   The Lichen Spider is a remarkable variety of huntsman spider. They are endemic to Sulawesi, New Guinea, the Maluku Islands, and Queensland, Australia. They are most prevalent in Australia. […]

    Lichen Spider

      The Lichen Spider is a remarkable variety of huntsman spider. They are endemic to Sulawesi, New Guinea, the Maluku Islands, and Queensland, Australia. They are most prevalent in Australia. […]

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