Newly discovered wasp has a huge stinger

Scientists have discovered a wasp found in the Andes mountains and Amazon rainforests whose stinger “looks like a fierce weapon.” The new wasp species called Clistopyga crassicaudata, also known as parasitoid wasp, was found in the area between the Andes and the Amazonian lowland rainforest. Professor Ilari Sääksjärvi, one of the researchers from the University […]

Orangutan Tries To Fight Bulldozer Destroying Habitat

Sad footage of an orangutan trying to fight off a bulldozer destroying its habitat in West Borneo. As loggers smash the base of a tree in the Ketapang District, West Borneo, heart-breaking video from International Animal Rescue (IAR) shows one of the great apes perched in the tree’s canopy as it falls to the floor.

Scuba Divers Hand Feed Hammerhead Sharks

These scuba divers showed no fear as they hand-feed hammerhead sharks in the Bahamas. The daring divers can be seen swimming alongside the predators as they hand the sharks huge pieces of meat – with their fingers just centimeters away from rows of sharp teeth. Marine biologist, Christina Barringer, caught the heart-stopping moment on camera […]

Tie-lapse of a Mosquito sucking blood

Some photographers will stop at nothing to get the perfect picture and this one is no exception. Lior Kestenberg spent an entire day being bitten by mosquitoes, allowed hundreds of mosquitoes to bite him in an effort to get some incredible shots of the pesky blood-sucking insects and the results speak for themselves.

Scientists discover 240-million-year-old “mother of all lizards”

A fossil reptile almost 240-million-years old has been found in the Italian Alps has changed our understanding of the evolution of lizards and snakes. Megachirella wachtleri has features unique to squamates, the group including lizards, snakes and legless lizards that look like worms. Squamate evolution began on the supercontinent of Pangaea. Her existence helps explain the transition from […]

Diver Swims With Mesmerising Manta Rays

The video shows the diver gliding underwater with the manta rays in full view. William Drumm, 32, from Denver, Colorado, a photographer and filmmaker, said: “The last two years I have traveled to the Socorro Island, hoping to swim with and film the world’s largest manta rays. “This is one of the giant oceanic manta […]