Injured fawn nursed back to health in cute video. If you like adorable baby animals and sensitive men who nurse them back to health, then this story might be your new jam.
Animal-lover and all round nice guy Darius noticed an injured fawn that was getting left behind by her mother and sibling. The animal was so young and frail it’s likely she would have died shortly after being abandoned. MORE: Hero dog saves his family from burning alive after arson attack. A Point of View: Can your name shape your personality? - BBC News. Unusual cat species. Pictured: Three cheetahs spare tiny antelope's life... and play with him instead.
By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 19:36 GMT, 5 February 2010 Hello little antelope, would you like to play with us?
Coming from three deadly cheetahs, it's the kind of invitation that's best refused - but amazingly, this impala escaped unscathed from its encounter. Luckily for the youngster, it seems these three male cheetahs simply weren't hungry. Homesteading. About UK Deer – The Deer Study & Wildlife Centre. Deer are our largest native land mammal and the opportunity of seeing them in our countryside is now greater than ever.
Despite this many people have never seen wild deer in their natural habitat. This section provides an invaluable insight into their identification and natural history. Linguistic Evolution. Medicinal plants & herbs. The Blind Owl With Starry Constellations In His Eyes. This handsome little devil is Zeus, a blind Western Screech Owl that lives at the Wildlife Learning Center in Symlar, California.
That's only 30 minutes away, so I'm going to go visit him. We will become best friends, and live happily ever after in the highest tower of the castle where I work on my magic in secrecy. As for the galaxy-like formations in Zeus's eyes, they're likely vitreous strands. Eyes are filled with a jelly-like substance called vitreous, which often has strands and clumps of collagen floating around it (a.k.a. 'floaters'). Sleeping with the fishes: Africa's first underwater hotel.
The Cornish beaches where Lego keeps washing up. 20 July 2014Last updated at 20:12 ET By Mario Cacciottolo BBC News Magazine A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997.
But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today - offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans and tides. "Let me see if I can find a cutlass," says Tracey Williams, poking around some large rocks on Perran Sands with a stick. She doesn't manage that, but does spot a gleaming white, pristine daisy on the beach in Perranporth, Cornwall. The flower looks good for its age, seeing as it is 17 years old. It is one of 353,264 plastic daisies dropped into the sea on 13 February 1997, when the container ship Tokio Express was hit by a wave described by its captain as a "once in a 100-year phenomenon", tilting the ship 60 degrees one way, then 40 degrees back. "These days the holy grail is an octopus or a dragon. Lost Lego Pieces Cargo included: _nd1pxaZs7J1thgmnio1_500.gif (500×280) Crab v alligator: Stunning shots of tiny terror taking on sneaky snapper in surprise seaside scrap. A seemingly helpless crab wasn't ready to give up when an alligator decided to have him for breakfast and the prowling predator soon found his prey packed a pinch This is the moment a tiny crab stood up to a hungry alligator in the ultimate David and Goliath animal world face-off – and WON.
The shocked shellfish was caught unawares by the devious alligator as it crept up behind it. But as soon as the plucky sand creature heard the greedy gator it turned around and showed its pincers before giving the giant predator a firm pinch on the nose. Drupe. The development sequence of a typical drupe, a smooth-skinned (nectarine) type of peach (Prunus persica) over a 7 1⁄2 month period, from bud formation in early winter to fruit ripening in midsummer Other fleshy fruits may have a stony enclosure that comes from the seed coat surrounding the seed, but such fruits are not drupes.
Some flowering plants that produce drupes are coffee, jujube, mango, olive, most palms (including date, coconut and oil palms), pistachio, white sapote, and all members of the genus Prunus, including the almond (in which the mesocarp is somewhat leathery), apricot, cherry, damson, nectarine, peach, and plum. Tropical rain forest. Birds. You Probably Had No Idea How Some Of Your Favorite Fruits, Vegetables And Spices Grow. 22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist. Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs.
Different geographical locations, climatic conditions and even seasons offer the widest variety of natural wonders: pink lakes, stunning lavender or tulip fields, breath-taking canyons and mountains, and other places you can hardly believe actually exist! [Read more...] Some of the pictures in this collection will be of all natural sights you can find while traveling around the world, while the others have experienced human interference – but even in these cases, the result of such collaboration is spectacular. The Japanese learned how to tame thousands of orchids and form a romantic tunnel out of them; another one was formed all the way in Ukraine by a passing train; and what eventually ends up as hot tea in our mugs, first grows in stunning tree fields in Asia. Feel free to add more places in the comments under the article.
Fireflies. Natural Phenomena. Marsh deer. The marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus) is the largest deer species from South America reaching a length of 2 m (6.6 ft) and a height of 1.2 m (3.9 ft) at the rump.
It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay. Formerly found through all of tropical South America today it is reduced to small isolated populations at marsh and lagoon zones in the basins of the rivers Paraná and Paraguay as in the Amazonian region of Peru where it is protected in Bahuaja-Sonene National Park. Current distribution of this species is east of the Andes, south of the Amazon rainforest, west of the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest and north of the Argentinian Pampa. Small population reside in the Amazon River basin but the largest population occur in the flood plains of the Paraguay, Guapore, Araguaia and Parana Rivers. There are some isolated populations The latter half of its scientific name refers to the forked antlers that they carry.
Habitat Diet Snowman's view of tigers at play Longleat Safari Park. List of legendary creatures. This is a list of legendary creatures from various historical mythologies.
Entries include species of legendary creature and unique creatures, but not individuals of a particular species. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N Dragons in Greek mythology. Dragons play a role in Greek mythology. Ladon Lernaean Hydra Index. Photopic Sky Survey. Greta oto. "Glasswing" redirects here. For the African glasswings, see Ornipholidotos. For the Australian glasswing, see Acraea andromacha. Spiders spin wet blanket over Wagga Wagga. Tsuchinoko. The Tsuchinoko (ツチノコ or 槌の子?) Literally translating to "hammer's spawn," is a legendary snake-like cryptid from Japan. The name tsuchinoko is prevalent in Western Japan, including Kansai and Shikoku; the creature is known as bachi hebi (バチヘビ?) In Northeastern Japan. Tsuchinoko are described as being between 30 and 80 centimetres in length, similar in appearance to a snake, but with a central girth that is much wider than its head or tail, and as having fangs and venom similar to that of a viper. Some accounts also describe the tsuchinoko as being able to jump up to a meter in distance.
Todd Aki Underwater Marvels. Flickr Hive Mind is a search engine as well as an experiment in the power of Folksonomies. All thumbnail images come directly from Flickr, none are stored on Flickr Hive Mind. Angler Fish Challenges Frog's 'Smallest' Title. Sharks & Rays. Octopus in Italy. Cryptozoology and Strange Beasties. Piebald whitetail deer. List of cat breeds. The following list of cat breeds includes domestic cat breeds and domestic/wild hybrids.
The list includes established breeds recognized by various cat registries, new and experimental breeds, distinct domestic populations not being actively developed and lapsed breeds. Inconsistency in breed classification among registries means that an individual animal may be considered different breeds by different registries. Tortoise beetles.