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  •    The Giant Squid is an extreme deep ocean dwelling species of squid. It is a member of the Architeuthidae family. In size, this is the second largest of all […]

    Giant Squid

       The Giant Squid is an extreme deep ocean dwelling species of squid. It is a member of the Architeuthidae family. In size, this is the second largest of all […]

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  •   The Driver Ant is an extensive genus of army ants. The majority of the species of this insect are found in eastern and central Africa. In smaller numbers, they […]

    Driver Ant

      The Driver Ant is an extensive genus of army ants. The majority of the species of this insect are found in eastern and central Africa. In smaller numbers, they […]

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  •   The Mara is a small genus within the cavy family. There are currently only two separate species of Mara extant. These are the Chacoan and the Patagonian maras. Genetically, […]

    Mara

      The Mara is a small genus within the cavy family. There are currently only two separate species of Mara extant. These are the Chacoan and the Patagonian maras. Genetically, […]

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  •   Eucryphia is the title of a small genus of large shrubs and small trees. All members of this plant genus are endemic to either eastern Australia, or temperate portions […]

    Eucryphia

      Eucryphia is the title of a small genus of large shrubs and small trees. All members of this plant genus are endemic to either eastern Australia, or temperate portions […]

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  •   The Gulper Eel is one of the most unusual appearing creatures in any ocean. They are also one of the most rarely photographed; hence the poor quality of this […]

    Gulper Eel

      The Gulper Eel is one of the most unusual appearing creatures in any ocean. They are also one of the most rarely photographed; hence the poor quality of this […]

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  •   The Great Salt Lake is situated in the northern section of the state of Utah, in the United States. By volume, it is the largest salt water lake in […]

    Great Salt Lake

      The Great Salt Lake is situated in the northern section of the state of Utah, in the United States. By volume, it is the largest salt water lake in […]

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  •   Possessing the scientific name of Scarabeus sacer, the Scarab Beetle is perhaps the best known species of dung beetle. This insect is endemic to the marshes and coastal dunes of […]

    Scarab Beetle

      Possessing the scientific name of Scarabeus sacer, the Scarab Beetle is perhaps the best known species of dung beetle. This insect is endemic to the marshes and coastal dunes of […]

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  •   The Tuatara is a reptile endemic to the country of New Zealand. Physiologically, the Tuatara is the most primitive species of reptile known to man. Taxonomic studies have determined […]

    Tuatara

      The Tuatara is a reptile endemic to the country of New Zealand. Physiologically, the Tuatara is the most primitive species of reptile known to man. Taxonomic studies have determined […]

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  •   The American Wysteria is a deciduous climbing vine native to the forests and stream banks of the Southeastern United States. The vine is opportunistic, and will cling to virtually […]

    American Wysteria

      The American Wysteria is a deciduous climbing vine native to the forests and stream banks of the Southeastern United States. The vine is opportunistic, and will cling to virtually […]

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  •   The Chilean Firebush possesses a very unique attribute. This unusual plant has the ability to access various nutrients in the soil that are normally inaccessible to plants. This is […]

    Chilean Firebush

      The Chilean Firebush possesses a very unique attribute. This unusual plant has the ability to access various nutrients in the soil that are normally inaccessible to plants. This is […]

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  •   The Buddhas Hand is a fragrant variety of citrus fruit originally endemic to northeastern India and China. The fruit is segmented into finger-like segments. The Buddhas Hand plant is […]

    Buddhas Hand

      The Buddhas Hand is a fragrant variety of citrus fruit originally endemic to northeastern India and China. The fruit is segmented into finger-like segments. The Buddhas Hand plant is […]

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  •   The Orca is a species of toothed whale. They are also commonly referred to as killer whales. They are the largest extant species of the oceanic dolphin family. The […]

    Orca

      The Orca is a species of toothed whale. They are also commonly referred to as killer whales. They are the largest extant species of the oceanic dolphin family. The […]

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  •   The Petrified Forest is located within a National Park bearing the same name, in the United States. Specifically, it is situated within the dual boundaries of the Apache and […]

    Petrified Forest

      The Petrified Forest is located within a National Park bearing the same name, in the United States. Specifically, it is situated within the dual boundaries of the Apache and […]

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  •   The Reed Flute Cave is a natural limestone cave located in Guilin, Guangxi, China. This cave is over 180 million years old. The interior of this geological masterpiece is filled […]

    Reed Flute Cave

      The Reed Flute Cave is a natural limestone cave located in Guilin, Guangxi, China. This cave is over 180 million years old. The interior of this geological masterpiece is filled […]

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  •   The Deathstalker Scorpion is a species of scorpion in the Buthidae family. They are primarily various shades of yellow in color. This arachnid exhibits sexual dimorphism. The males of […]

    Deathstalker Scorpion

      The Deathstalker Scorpion is a species of scorpion in the Buthidae family. They are primarily various shades of yellow in color. This arachnid exhibits sexual dimorphism. The males of […]

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  •   The Pallas Cat is a small species of wildcat . They are endemic to the montane steppes and grasslands of Central Asia. Their distribution throughout this range is highly fragmented, […]

    Pallas Cat

      The Pallas Cat is a small species of wildcat . They are endemic to the montane steppes and grasslands of Central Asia. Their distribution throughout this range is highly fragmented, […]

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  •   The Impatiens Bequaertii is an extremely rare species of flower. This rare plant is a part of the Impatiens family. The species has no acknowledged common name. There are […]

    Impatiens Baquaertii

      The Impatiens Bequaertii is an extremely rare species of flower. This rare plant is a part of the Impatiens family. The species has no acknowledged common name. There are […]

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  •   The Psychedelic Frogfish  is renowned for having one of the most unique coloring patterns in the ocean. They are generally a peach or yellow-brown in color.  Their bodies also exhibit […]

    Psychedelic Frogfish

      The Psychedelic Frogfish  is renowned for having one of the most unique coloring patterns in the ocean. They are generally a peach or yellow-brown in color.  Their bodies also exhibit […]

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  •   Big Cottonwood Canyon is an extremely picturesque canyon in the Wasatch Mountain Range. It is situated in the state of Utah, in the United States. Big Cottonwood Canyon is […]

    Big Cottonwood Canyon

      Big Cottonwood Canyon is an extremely picturesque canyon in the Wasatch Mountain Range. It is situated in the state of Utah, in the United States. Big Cottonwood Canyon is […]

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  •   The Jewel Wasp is an unusual species of insect. They are a solitary wasp in the family Ampilicidae. The species of wasp is endemic to the tropical regions of […]

    Jewel Wasp

      The Jewel Wasp is an unusual species of insect. They are a solitary wasp in the family Ampilicidae. The species of wasp is endemic to the tropical regions of […]

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