Tag: gecko

  • Millinery Masters

    Wearing a top hat is something that is usually reserved for extremely special occasions, but these critters have decided that any day or time is worth donning their favourite piece of attire. Looking incredibly smart indeed, their style is likely to put most humans to shame.

  • Astute Animals

    Did you think I’d forgotten about all those other super-studious “fluffballs” out there? Completing the “Astute” series, here are some bespectacled animals with that same air of intelligence that I think glasses provide. Any yes, that praying mantis really IS wearing 3D specs!

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  • Butterfly Buddies pt 2

    There’s something about butterflies which makes them truly special – not only are they often incredibly beautiful, but the fact that some of them live for less than 10 days makes them even more exceptional. These lucky animals got to share some gorgeous experiences during the butterfly’s brief life.

  • Butterfly Buddies pt 1

    There’s something about butterflies which makes them truly special – not only are they often incredibly beautiful, but the fact that some of them live for less than 10 days makes them even more exceptional. These lucky animals got to share some gorgeous experiences during the butterfly’s brief life.

  • Merry Christmas!

    To all those celebrating I wish you a very Merry Christmas to you, your pets, family, and friends! Stay safe and enjoy this special time together.

  • Thbbbttttttt! pt 2

    Poking your tongue out at someone might not be the politest gesture in the world, but more often than not it is done in complete jest. In Tibet it is actually used as a sign of greeting and respect, and in New Zealand it is used in war dances to intimidate the enemy!

  • Lovable Lizards

    Reptiles are certainly not the first critters to jump to mind when one thinks of cute animals.  We’re used to associating cute with fluffy and soft, not scaly.  Despite what you may have thought before, I challenge you not to find these little lizards adorably cute.

  • Windows

    It is said that eyes are the window to the soul, and these incredible beasts certainly must have some beautiful souls if their eyes are anything to go by!  Eyes come in several different shapes, and in nature the pupil shape can also differ.  It is believed that vertical pupils are found in ambush predators, […]

  • Helping Hands

    Being helpful is a trait we should all carry, and teamwork can make a seemingly insurmountable task a possibility. Whether one doesn’t possess the right height, isn’t strong enough to complete the task alone, or just can’t reach, these animals show us how it should be done.