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  •   Bialowieza Forest is the largest remaining portion of the enormous primeval forest that once covered most of the European Plain. Its ecological importance can be judged by the fact […]

    Bialowieza Forest

      Bialowieza Forest is the largest remaining portion of the enormous primeval forest that once covered most of the European Plain. Its ecological importance can be judged by the fact […]

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  •   The Cookiecutter Shark is a small species of dogfish shark. They are found in all warm ocean waters, throughout the world. They are especially prevalent in the vicinity of […]

    Cookiecutter Shark

      The Cookiecutter Shark is a small species of dogfish shark. They are found in all warm ocean waters, throughout the world. They are especially prevalent in the vicinity of […]

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  •   The Sea Swallow is a small species of sea slug. They are a pelagic nudibranch. They typically prey upon other pelagic species. Notably, this includes the highly toxic cnidarian known […]

    Sea Swallow

      The Sea Swallow is a small species of sea slug. They are a pelagic nudibranch. They typically prey upon other pelagic species. Notably, this includes the highly toxic cnidarian known […]

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  •   The Stonefish is the collective name of any of 5 species of fish in the family Synanceiidae. All five known species of Stonefish are highly venomous. In fact, they […]

    Stonefish

      The Stonefish is the collective name of any of 5 species of fish in the family Synanceiidae. All five known species of Stonefish are highly venomous. In fact, they […]

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  •   Er Wang Dong is an incredible marvel of geology only recently discovered. It is located in the Chongquing province of China. Prior to 2012, its true extent was unknown. […]

    Er Wang Dong

      Er Wang Dong is an incredible marvel of geology only recently discovered. It is located in the Chongquing province of China. Prior to 2012, its true extent was unknown. […]

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  •   Lake Turkana is an extremely large lake located primarily in Kenya. However, a small portion of it crosses into Ethiopia. It is the largest known permanent desert lake. Lake […]

    Lake Turkana

      Lake Turkana is an extremely large lake located primarily in Kenya. However, a small portion of it crosses into Ethiopia. It is the largest known permanent desert lake. Lake […]

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  •   Hells Gate is the local name for a collapsed cavern, located in Uzbekistan. This is an accidentally created, man-made geological feature. Located approximately in the middle of the Karakum […]

    Hells Gate

      Hells Gate is the local name for a collapsed cavern, located in Uzbekistan. This is an accidentally created, man-made geological feature. Located approximately in the middle of the Karakum […]

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  •   The Lone Star Tick is a species of tick endemic to the southeastern regions of the United States. This insect is most common in the states of Tennessee, North […]

    Lone Star Tick

      The Lone Star Tick is a species of tick endemic to the southeastern regions of the United States. This insect is most common in the states of Tennessee, North […]

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  •   The Velvet Ant is the collective term for of any of the more than 3000 species of  insect. These insects are actually wasps…being neither bee or ant. The males and […]

    Velvet Ant

      The Velvet Ant is the collective term for of any of the more than 3000 species of  insect. These insects are actually wasps…being neither bee or ant. The males and […]

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  •   The Peacock Spider is a small species of jumping spider. Very little is known about this remarkably colorful species of arachnid. Their name is derived from the brilliant colors they […]

    Peacock Spider

      The Peacock Spider is a small species of jumping spider. Very little is known about this remarkably colorful species of arachnid. Their name is derived from the brilliant colors they […]

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  •   The Raccoon Dog is a species of canid endemic to East Asia. It is the only known extant species within its genus. Despite the name, they are not related […]

    Raccoon Dog

      The Raccoon Dog is a species of canid endemic to East Asia. It is the only known extant species within its genus. Despite the name, they are not related […]

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  •   The Malaysian Flying Fox is a species of megabat endemic to southeast Asia. It is one of the largest known species of bat on earth. It feeds exclusively on flowers, […]

    Malaysian Flying Fox

      The Malaysian Flying Fox is a species of megabat endemic to southeast Asia. It is one of the largest known species of bat on earth. It feeds exclusively on flowers, […]

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  •   The Meerkat is a small mammal belonging to the mongoose family. They are found throughout a wide range of the African continent.  The Meerkat is native to all parts of […]

    Meerkat

      The Meerkat is a small mammal belonging to the mongoose family. They are found throughout a wide range of the African continent.  The Meerkat is native to all parts of […]

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  •   The Canna Lily is the collective name of any one of nineteen species of flowering plants in a single genus. Despite the name, the Canna Lily is not a true lily. […]

    Canna Lily

      The Canna Lily is the collective name of any one of nineteen species of flowering plants in a single genus. Despite the name, the Canna Lily is not a true lily. […]

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  •   Nightshade is the general name for an extensive family of flowering plants.  There are more than 2,700 known species within this family. Nightshade may be either annual or perennial […]

    Nightshade

      Nightshade is the general name for an extensive family of flowering plants.  There are more than 2,700 known species within this family. Nightshade may be either annual or perennial […]

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  •   The Black Bat Flower is a species of flowering plant that is actually a member of the yam family. It is a most unusual species in that the flowers […]

    Black Bat Flower

      The Black Bat Flower is a species of flowering plant that is actually a member of the yam family. It is a most unusual species in that the flowers […]

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  •   The Electric Eel is a most unusual species of fish. This unique animal is the only species within its genus. Despite the name, the Electric Eel is not a true […]

    Electric Eel

      The Electric Eel is a most unusual species of fish. This unique animal is the only species within its genus. Despite the name, the Electric Eel is not a true […]

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  •   The Dusky Dolphin is a species of dolphin found in the coastal waters of the Southern Hemisphere. This dolphins range is patchy, with major populations located around South America, […]

    Dusky Dolphin

      The Dusky Dolphin is a species of dolphin found in the coastal waters of the Southern Hemisphere. This dolphins range is patchy, with major populations located around South America, […]

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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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