Wednesday 29 April 2015

Carrot Wasp

Image: Wildlife in a Dorset garden
Check out this supermodel wasp! A mere wisp of a wasp. Maybe if you eat your carrots you'll grow up to be a thin wasp with an enormous spear sticking out of your hind-quarters.

One can dream...

Sunday 26 April 2015

Panamanian Golden Frog

Image: e_monk
Atelopus zeteki
The toad that just wants to say hi!

Friday 24 April 2015

Tritoniopsis elegans

Image: Sean Murray

Anyone missing a lung?

Wednesday 22 April 2015

Pink Squat Lobster

Image: Steve Childs
Someone's fairy godmother is looking decidedly... crabby.

Sunday 19 April 2015

New Caledonian Giant Gecko

Image: Smithsonian's National Zoo
Rhacodactylus leachianus
Probably the biggest gecko in the world!

Friday 17 April 2015


Image: Robert Whyte
Hey! I'm over here!

Where are you going?

Haven't you seen an enormous spider before?

Wednesday 15 April 2015

Monkeyface Prickleback

Cebidichthys violaceus
Monkeyface Prickleback.



This thing is a walking insult!

Sunday 12 April 2015

Sun Coral

Image: Alexander Vasenin
Wow! Look at those stars!

Saturday 11 April 2015

Picasso Sponge 38

This Picasso Sponge depicts an alien from an advanced civilization attempting to warn a Triceratops of an approaching meteorite.


Friday 10 April 2015

Cooloola Monster

MONSTERS in paradise!

Wednesday 8 April 2015

Pustulate Cowry

Image: Hectonichus
These are surely some of the most beautiful pustules in the world!