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… Continue reading →
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… Continue reading →
Originally posted on 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…
On October 23 of 2012, Richard Dean Anderson was in 92nd place to win a substantial donation to his favorite charity, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. As a direct result of your daily votes, he… Continue reading →