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  •   The Barreleye Fish is a small family of unique fish. They live deep in the depths of the ocean. They are found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. They may […]

    Barreleye Fish

      The Barreleye Fish is a small family of unique fish. They live deep in the depths of the ocean. They are found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. They may […]

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  •   Lake Nakuru is one of a unique group of lakes. These lakes are collectively known as the Rift Valley Soda Lakes. This picturesque lake sits at an elevation of […]

    Lake Nakuru

      Lake Nakuru is one of a unique group of lakes. These lakes are collectively known as the Rift Valley Soda Lakes. This picturesque lake sits at an elevation of […]

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  •   The Arizona Meteor Crater is an impact crater created by a large meteor strike ages ago. It is considered by many to be the best preserved meteor crater known […]

    Arizona Meteor Crater

      The Arizona Meteor Crater is an impact crater created by a large meteor strike ages ago. It is considered by many to be the best preserved meteor crater known […]

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  •   Mount Erebus is the second highest volcano in Antarctica. It is located on Ross island. Mount Erebus has a summit height of 12,448 ft (3,794 m). It is part […]

    Mount Erebus

      Mount Erebus is the second highest volcano in Antarctica. It is located on Ross island. Mount Erebus has a summit height of 12,448 ft (3,794 m). It is part […]

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  •   The Madagascar Hissing Cockroach  is one of the largest known species of cockroach on earth. Mature adults are capable of reaching a length of up to 3 in (7.5 […]

    Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

      The Madagascar Hissing Cockroach  is one of the largest known species of cockroach on earth. Mature adults are capable of reaching a length of up to 3 in (7.5 […]

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  •     Phyllium Siccifolium is a species of leaf insect which has no acknowledged common name. It was also the first species of leaf insect recognized. Like all species of […]

    Phyllium Siccifolium

        Phyllium Siccifolium is a species of leaf insect which has no acknowledged common name. It was also the first species of leaf insect recognized. Like all species of […]

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  •   The Crane Fly is the collective name for any one of 4,250 known species worldwide. The various species of this insect range greatly in size. Some tropical species may […]

    Crane Fly

      The Crane Fly is the collective name for any one of 4,250 known species worldwide. The various species of this insect range greatly in size. Some tropical species may […]

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  •   The Gentoo Penguin is easily distinguished by its distinctive markings. This includes the wide white stripe which extends like a bonnet across the top of its head. It also […]

    Gentoo Penguin

      The Gentoo Penguin is easily distinguished by its distinctive markings. This includes the wide white stripe which extends like a bonnet across the top of its head. It also […]

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  •   The Flat Headed Cat is a small species of wildcat native to Borneo, Sumatra, and the Thai-Malay Peninsula. Their distribution is extremely patchy. They have been listed by the […]

    Flat Headed Cat

      The Flat Headed Cat is a small species of wildcat native to Borneo, Sumatra, and the Thai-Malay Peninsula. Their distribution is extremely patchy. They have been listed by the […]

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  •   The Volcano Rabbit is a small species of rabbit endemic to the mountains of Mexico. It is the second smallest known species of rabbit. Their name derives from the fact […]

    Volcano Rabbit

      The Volcano Rabbit is a small species of rabbit endemic to the mountains of Mexico. It is the second smallest known species of rabbit. Their name derives from the fact […]

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  •   The Coespeletia Palustris is a species of flower in the daisy family. Though long known to natives, this plant species was previously unknown to science. It’s discovery was just announced […]

    Coespeletia Palustris

      The Coespeletia Palustris is a species of flower in the daisy family. Though long known to natives, this plant species was previously unknown to science. It’s discovery was just announced […]

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  •   The Pine Lily is a species of lily endemic to a small range of the United States. It is also known as the Tiger Lily or Catesby’s Lily. This […]

    Pine Lily

      The Pine Lily is a species of lily endemic to a small range of the United States. It is also known as the Tiger Lily or Catesby’s Lily. This […]

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  •   The Parrot’s Beak is the common name of a flowering plant in the legume family. There are two distinct species, both of which are endemic to New Zealand’s North Island. […]

    Parrots Beak

      The Parrot’s Beak is the common name of a flowering plant in the legume family. There are two distinct species, both of which are endemic to New Zealand’s North Island. […]

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  •   The Whitemargin Stargazer is a unique species of fish. They are endemic to a wide swathe of the Indo-Pacific Ocean. The species is most prevalent in the vicinity of […]

    Whitemargin Stargazer

      The Whitemargin Stargazer is a unique species of fish. They are endemic to a wide swathe of the Indo-Pacific Ocean. The species is most prevalent in the vicinity of […]

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  •   The Sea Butterfly is a small pelagic sea snail which swims freely in the ocean. They comprise a very specific group of gastropod mollusks. The Sea Butterfly has evolved […]

    Sea Butterfly

      The Sea Butterfly is a small pelagic sea snail which swims freely in the ocean. They comprise a very specific group of gastropod mollusks. The Sea Butterfly has evolved […]

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  •     The Ribbon Eel is a most unusual species of  Eel. The species is endemic to the Indo-Pacific Ocean regions. When they are younger, the Ribbon Eel is generally black […]

    Ribbon Eel

        The Ribbon Eel is a most unusual species of  Eel. The species is endemic to the Indo-Pacific Ocean regions. When they are younger, the Ribbon Eel is generally black […]

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  •       The Mariana Trench is an enormous trench located in the Pacific Ocean. It contains the deepest known point in any ocean. Due to the sheer extent of the […]

    Mariana Trench

          The Mariana Trench is an enormous trench located in the Pacific Ocean. It contains the deepest known point in any ocean. Due to the sheer extent of the […]

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  •   Kawah Ijen is a remarkable volcano located in  Java. This marvel of geology is a type of volcano known as a stratovolcano. Kawah Ijen is an active volcano. Eruptions […]

    Kawah Ijen

      Kawah Ijen is a remarkable volcano located in  Java. This marvel of geology is a type of volcano known as a stratovolcano. Kawah Ijen is an active volcano. Eruptions […]

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  •   Thor’s Well is an incredible geological feature located at Cape Perpetua, USA. This is a large forested headland on the coast of Oregon. It is a natural depression found […]

    Thors Well

      Thor’s Well is an incredible geological feature located at Cape Perpetua, USA. This is a large forested headland on the coast of Oregon. It is a natural depression found […]

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  •   The Frog Legged Beetle is a most unusual species of beetle. Their common name derives from the striking resemblance of their hind legs to those of a frog. They […]

    Frog Legged Beetle

      The Frog Legged Beetle is a most unusual species of beetle. Their common name derives from the striking resemblance of their hind legs to those of a frog. They […]

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