the beauty of the universe, part I - fire rainbows
brief explanation of their formation here
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I will always reblog this. It’s fascinating and terrifying at the same time.
holy fucking shit
I am now officially terrified of snakes.
I’ve never seen this. I think I’m sorry that I have.
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Hand Feeding & Playing With A Friendly Platypus
CHRIST TUMBLR IS GOING TO KILL ME WITH CUTE ANIMALS TODAY
Goodbye I need to curl up in a corner. I was not equipped to deal with this.
tHEY HAVE THE SAME KICKING INSTINCT AS DOGS I CAN’T
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The golden tiger also known as the strawberry tiger or the golden tabby tiger. The golden tiger is an extremely rare color variation caused by a recessive gene and now found only in captive tigers. Like the white tiger it is a color form and not a separate species. Their striping is much paler than usual and may fade into spots or large prominent patches. Golden tabby tigers also tend to be larger and, due to the effect of the gene on the hair shaft, have softer fur than their orange relatives.
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The Hercules beetle (Dynastes hercules)
… is the most famous and largest of the rhinoceros beetles. It is native to the rainforests of Central America, South America, and the Lesser Antilles. Their title is well deserved, with some able to lift almost 850 times their own weight and some males, rarely, reaching 17 cm (6.75 inches) in length. It is the largest of the six species in the Dynastes genus, and one of the largest beetles known…
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Just a reminder:the natural diet of these birds is BONES. Not just bone marrow; actual bone shards. They pick up huge freaking bones from carcasses and drop them onto rocks until they get spiky pieces and then they swallow them. Their stomach acid dissolves bone. Also fact: when sufficiently threatened, they’ve been observed to deliberately puke on the threat.
That is the most metal thing i have ever heard in my life
The motherfucking Lammergeier.
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