jellyfish

Underwater Experiments: Astounding Photographs of Jellyfish by Alexander Semenov

Amazing Underwater Photography Inspiration Beautiful Jellyfish photography by photographer Alexander Semenov. Jellyfish Photography by Alexander Semenov

The Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world. They have been swimming in arctic waters since before the dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world.

The largest can come in at about 6 meters and has tentacles over 50 meters long. Pretty amazing when you think these things have been swimming around for so long.

Giant Jellyfish ~ “The Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world. They have been swimming in arctic waters since before dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world.

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Week Two: Starfish Beach, Grand Cayman Island. Sun, sea, sand and Starfish!

Driftwood!

Driftwood Horse Sculptures, Artist Heather Jansch creates absolutely amazing sculptures of horses using driftwood. The driftwood horses are life size

deep intellect: Inside the mind of the octopus.  A fascinating article.

"Deep Intellect: Inside the Mind of the Octopus" (article) (via Orion) (November/December The author visits an octopus to explore the evidence that octopi have intelligence, emotions, and individual personalities.

Scientists have identified the first-ever hybrid shark off the coast of Australia, a discovery that suggests some shark species may respond to changing ocean conditions by interbreeding with one another.

First-ever hybrid shark discovered off Australia

researchers found nearly 60 sharks that were the product of interbreeding between two separate, albiet similarly named species: common blacktip sharks (C. limbatus) and Australian blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus tilstoni).

Indian Gharial Crocodile by G&H; Denzau: Despite its substantial size (up to 400 lbs and 20') this critically endangered species has a narrow and fragile jaw and eats fish, not humans. #Crocodile #Indian_Gharial_Crocodile #G_&_H_Denzau

Indian Gharial Crocodile--Despite its substantial size (up to 400 lbs and this critically endangered species has a narrow and fragile jaw and eats fish, not humans. It, too, is diminishing in numbers.

octopus

Tell me, oh octopus I begs, Is those things arms? or is they legs? I marvel at thee oh octopus, if I were thou, I'd call me "us" by Shell Silverstein.

Spider

Face of an adult male Phidippus audax male jumping spider, showing iridescent chelicerae (mouth parts). (photo by Opoterser)

Blue is my favorite color!

Funny pictures about Beautiful blue nature. Oh, and cool pics about Beautiful blue nature. Also, Beautiful blue nature photos.

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