Wonderful Nature
sciencecenter:

The Louisiana Pancake Batfish is one of the top new species discovered in 2010, as well as the owner of an epic name.

sciencecenter:

The Louisiana Pancake Batfish is one of the top new species discovered in 2010, as well as the owner of an epic name.

theo89:

“The world’s only immortal animal”
 
The turritopsis nutricula species of jellyfish may be the only animal in the world to have truly discovered the fountain of youth.
Since it is capable of cycling from a mature adult stage to an immature polyp stage and back again, there may be no natural limit to its life span. Scientists say the hydrozoan jellyfish is the only known animal that can repeatedly turn back the hands of time and revert to its polyp state (its first stage of life). 

theo89:

“The world’s only immortal animal”

The turritopsis nutricula species of jellyfish may be the only animal in the world to have truly discovered the fountain of youth.

Since it is capable of cycling from a mature adult stage to an immature polyp stage and back again, there may be no natural limit to its life span. Scientists say the hydrozoan jellyfish is the only known animal that can repeatedly turn back the hands of time and revert to its polyp state (its first stage of life). 

coproporfirinogen:

sciencecenter:

An octopus, by Joshua Lambis

Oh my, you pretty, pretty thing.

coproporfirinogen:

sciencecenter:

An octopus, by Joshua Lambis

Oh my, you pretty, pretty thing.