The Featured Creature
on Sunday November 18th, 2012 at 09:04 PMKerry Wixted via: http://gallery.nanfa.org Jason Grant Romine Lance Merry Habitat: North America: found only in Kanawha River drainage above Kanawha Falls in West Virginia and Virginia, USA Status: Near Threatened This striking fish is called the Candy Darter (Etheostoma osburni), for good reason. With its festive coloring, this creature looks like a little slice of fishy dessert. It's strange to find such a beautifully colored fish in freshwater but that's just where you'll find this...
on Thursday November 15th, 2012 at 07:18 PM
on Thursday November 15th, 2012 at 06:47 PMBlickwinkel/Alamy via: lancashireinvasives.org Monika Štambergová Habitat: native in the coastal estuaries of eastern Asia from Korea in the north to the Fujian province of China in the south. It has also been introduced to Europe and North America where it is considered an invasive species Status: No Conservation Concerns At about the size of a human palm, the Chinese Mitten Crab (Eriocheir sinensis) gets its name from the dense patches of dark hair on its claws that make it look like...
on Friday November 9th, 2012 at 06:32 PMAnouk Houben Tony Wu Danny van Belle Nick Hobgood Habitat: Philippines, Japan (Okinawa), Thailand (Andaman Sea), Indonesia, Papua New Guinea. Also Forum records from Solomon Ids and Sri Lanka Status: No Conservation Concerns This polka-dotted nudibranch makes me so happy!! Something about the yellow spots on this Chromodoris hintuanensis really puts me in a good mood. Happy Friday everyone!
on Friday November 9th, 2012 at 05:50 PM
"A TINY terrier the size of a coke can is vying to be named the world's smallest dog. Little Meysi is 7cm tall, 12cm long and weighs just 150g - about the same as a hamster. She was so small at birth her owner mistook her for a bit of placenta and nearly threw it in the bin before noticing it moving. The puppy, now three months old, was born 16 times lighter than the heaviest of her five siblings in Jarocin, Poland."
on Thursday November 8th, 2012 at 07:21 PMThomas Brown Thomas Brown Habitat: India & South East Asia including Hong Kong Status: Data Deficient The Spotted Narrow-mouthed Frog (Kalophrynus interlineatus) is your pretty standard disgruntled amphibian. We're not exactly sure what's bothering this guy but it might have something to do with the fact that Tarder Sauce the Grumpy Cat has gotten all the internet glory as of late. I think this guy deserves a little time in the limelight, too! I mean, the resemblance is uncanny - you...
on Wednesday October 31st, 2012 at 08:02 PM
From the uploader: Meet Chubbs the Wampug!! Every year I make a new costume for my pug Chubbs and this year was no exception. This year she became the dreaded Hoth Wampa from The Empire Strikes Back! Here she coming directly from her photoshoot and looking cute as can be! Beware...the WAMPUG!
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