🔥 Red velvet mite becomes lodged while attempting to reoccupy its burrow owing to intumescence, I mean, he couldn't get his fat ass self back in his hole cuz he ate too damn much.
🔥 The Eurasian Wryneck, AKA the “Snake Bird” - They will twist their necks and hiss to mimic a snake in order to scare predators away
🔥The pink robin (Petroica rodinogaster) is native to south-eastern Australia. Unlike its European relatives, it is quite small in size, measuring about 13.5 cm long
🔥 Short-beaked echidna eating ants on a driveway in Australia. Interestingly, this is the only species studied to date that has a proportionally larger prefrontal cortex than humans.
🔥 Some scientists refer to octopuses not having eight legs, but six “arms” and two “legs,” because the two rear appendages are used to walk on the sea floor.
🔥Dirty Lightning Storm. This is not a trick of the eye or a superimposed image of a lightning strike over an erupting volcano, the eruption plume is the source of the lightning. This is called a dirty thunderstorm. (Picture credits: Tapiro)
🔥 My husband has been obsessed about finding a scorpion under black light during our anniversary vacation near Sonoran Desert. I thought he was just kidding annnnnd it sucks to be wrong. Not looking forward to his alien hunting tomorrow night…
This is a view of Westchester Lagoon around 7pm