nubbsgalore

nubbsgalore:

hammer time. schools of scalloped hammerhead sharks photographed in the galapagos by (click pic) alexander safanovmontgomery gilchrist, eric h cheng, norbert wu, franco banfi, todd aki, chris newbert and larry gatz.  

scalloped hammerhead populations have declined by over 95 percent in the past thirty years, largely due to the shark fin trade. this summer, scalloped hammerheads became the first species of shark to be protected by the u.s. endangered species act, one of the world’s strongest wildlife conservation laws. 

skunkbear

skunkbear:

banimals:

icetigris:

onlylolgifs:

Computer simulations that teach themselves to walk.

Mood: generation 80 emu.

Challenge: Pick one of these walks and use it all day.

orianrise

nubbsgalore:

"dead leaves and the dirty ground, when i don’t know you’re around."  

photos of (click pic) snakes, gecko, toads, mantids, moths and katydids which have all evolved to mimic or become inconspicuous amongst dead and autumn leaves. photos by (click pic) john cancalosi, christian zeigler, mark carwardine, piotr naskreckimattias klum and thomas marent