Wednesday 31 December 2014

Places To Go

Most Monkfish are content to rest on the sea floor every available moment of the day and night.

Sunday 28 December 2014

Friday 26 December 2014

Boxing Day Jellyfish

A Box Jellyfish on Boxing Day...

Wednesday 24 December 2014

Merry Christmas!

Hey! Has Santa lost weight? And his face?

At least he's getting around on his own steam now. Those reindeer must be exhausted.

Have a great holiday, everyone!

Sunday 21 December 2014

Christmas Spider

Image: dilettantiquity
Austracantha minax
Nothing says "Christmas" like a small, spiky spider!


Saturday 20 December 2014

Picasso Sponge 27

This Picasso Sponge depicts a blaze of pale blue light exploding over Lapland as Santa Claus starts up the Gravimetric Field Displacement Manifold of his sleigh.


Friday 19 December 2014

Miamira alleni

Image: prilfish
Hey look! It's a... er...

It's a....


Wednesday 17 December 2014

Tiger Jaws

Image: Mike Keeling
Faucaria tigrina
You weren't planning on visiting the greenhouse were you?

Sunday 14 December 2014

Tube Anemone

Image: Nemo's great uncle
It's a sea anemone with a home to go to!

Saturday 13 December 2014

Picasso Sponge 26

This Picasso Sponge depicts Pinocchio sitting in a candlelit basement. The skins of several children are neatly piled on a workbench as he works on his 'real boy' suit.


Friday 12 December 2014

Bell's False Brook Salamander

Image: Sean Michael Rovito
Pseudoeurycea bellii
Wow! What a beauty!

Wednesday 10 December 2014

Deep Sea Goosefish

Image: NOAA Ocean Explorer
Not all deep sea anglerfish look like infuriated demons!

Sunday 7 December 2014

Stingless Bee

Image: Bibafu
What happens when a hard-working, busy, busy bee with a hive full of honey doesn't have a sting? Surely it's certain death and constant disaster! Gluttonous bears and nonchalant bee keepers!

Saturday 6 December 2014

Picasso Sponge 25

This Picasso Sponge depicts an unlikely alliance as Spiderman and Batman join forces with Doctor Octopus and The Penguin to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund.


Friday 5 December 2014

Sea Cucumber Succumbs

Image: Daniel Kwok
There's only one thing worse than a sea cucumber sitting quietly in the mud...

Wednesday 3 December 2014


Image: chickenvsdog
This is what happens when a whole crowd of minute E.T.s go for a swim!