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  • Black-Eared Beauties

    This beauty is the Caracal. The name caracal comes from the Turkish word ‘Karakulak’, which means “black-ear”. The biggest of the small cats, the caracal is sometimes called a Persian, or African Lynx, despite not being a lynx at all. Capable of leaping 3m (10ft) in the air, they were once trained for bird hunting […]

  • All Aglow

    Bioluminescence is a truly incredible wonder of the natural world, and it is estimated that 90% of deep-sea creatures possess this characteristic. The purpose is believed to be camouflage, attracting mates, or scaring off predators. I’m just happy to look at them and marvel at their beauty.

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  • Looking a Little Loopy

    Those of us who have the pleasure of owning a cat (or cats) know that they can sometimes flip a switch and transform into “crazy mode”!  Zooming around the house, attacking one’s tail, or just going nuts with toys, their antics are guaranteed to always produce a smile or chuckle!

  • Puffins!

    There are four different types of these gorgeous little birds, the Rhinoceros Auklet, the Tufted, the Horned, and the Atlantic Puffin, which is the most widely recognised. Puffins have been known to mate for life, and I know for sure that I’d never leave one of these divine “clowns of the sea” if I had […]

  • Time For Prayer

    The name Praying Mantis refers to the way the insect bends its front legs so they are at an angle as if folded in prayer.  Most mantids live in the tropics and there are approximately 2000 species of them.  Coming in an array of stunning colours and sizes, they are also the only insect to […]

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    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.

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    Mesmerising Moths

    We all know how stunning butterflies can be, but I bet you never realised just how incredible their relation the moth can be? Despite the fact their glamorous cousin gets a lot more attention, there are actually 9 times more species of moths than butterflies.  Moths can vary greatly in size, with the Atlas moth […]

  • Brilliantly Colored Birds

    When brilliant colors were being handed out, these birds must have been at the top of the list!  With some of the most incredible hues you have ever seen, these glorious feathered friends are sure to stun and amaze!

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    Stunningly Coloured Frogs

    We all come in different shapes and sizes, but not all of us come in such stunning colours and patterns! Behold the incredible beauty offered by the world of Frogs (and one Bullfrog).