This stunning video shows a heart-warming moment between two rare elephants. Captured in Amoseli in Kenya, the photos show two elephant twins in the iconic Masai Mara. The two elephants are believed to be the first pair of elephant twins born since the 1980s. The two calves — a male and a female — were […]
This is the moment a trainee diver got quite a shock on his first-ever deep dive, coming incredibly close to a Great White Shark. Diver Cody Wabiszewski can be seen filming himself face-on, while the 15-foot shark circles in the background. You can even hear him screaming, “IT’S A GREAT WHITE SHARK! OH MY GOD!”
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 […]
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.
Divers were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime experience when a humpback whale calf repeatedly swam and played over their heads. The incredible footage was captured in waters off Jervis Bay, New South Wales, Australia. Diving teacher Chris Wilson, 55, said he had never seen anything so incredible in 20 years on the job – and the […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
William Drumm caught the unusual moment while off the coast of Mexico’s Baja California where the gigantic fish smashed its tail into the ocean while diving. The gigantic fish plunges itself deeper into the water and what’s left behind looks like a miniature tornado swirl.
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 […]