The scientific name for the nurse shark sounds like something Bilbo Baggins might have said to summon elves to his rescue: Ginglymostoma cirratum. Actually the name is a mix of Greek and Latin… Read More
The Thresher Shark is also known as the Alopias Vulpinus or Fox Shark. Its name comes from the sharks unusually large tail (caudal fin), which is in most cases, as long as… Read More
Bull sharks are aggressive, common, and usually live near high-population areas like tropical shorelines. They are not bothered by brackish and freshwater, and even venture far inland via rivers and tributaries.
As the largest fish in the sea, reaching lengths of 40 feet (12 meters) or more, whale sharks have an enormous menu from which to choose. Fortunately for most sea-dwellers—and us!—their favorite meal… Read More
For the past few months, I have been lost. I’ve not been myself and I’ve come to realize that I don’t even know who I am. I haven’t been writing much because I have… Read More
Reblogged from Jörg David Photography: Die Klammerschwanzaffen (Atelidae) sind eine Primatenfamilie aus der Gruppe der Neuweltaffen (Platyrrhini). Ihren Namen haben sie von ihrem Greifschwanz. Klammerschwanzaffen leben in Mittel- und Südamerika und sind überwiegend… Read More