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Narwhals

Whether a thousand years ago or today in the 21st century, Narwhals evoke mystery. These creatures of the sea are thought to have sparked the mythology surrounding unicorns, as they are the closest living animal resembling the mystical and...

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Jellyfish Lake 

In a quiet corner of our planet sits Eil Malk, one of some 250 mostly uninhabited islands found in the Southern Lagoon of Palau, located between Koror and Peleliu. This densely wooded island is only 6km long and 4.5km wide, devoid of human...

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The Petrifying Lake

Located in the Arusha Region of Tanzania, sitting below the Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano within the Gregory Rift, Lake Natron is a beautiful yet sinister wonder of nature.  Fed by the Southern Ewaso Ng’iro River plus a number of mineral-rich hot...

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Psychedelic Zombie Snails 

As the holiday season is well underway, many of us will have already booked our accommodation in whichever country, city or town we have chosen to visit. There are a lot of options these days, and they all cater to a wide variety of visitors, who...

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Ilha da Queimada Grande: Snake Island

In the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of São Paulo in Brazil, lurks a treacherous fate: Ilha da Queimada Grande, also known as ‘Snake Island’. Under a canopy of trees, on what seems to be an idyllic, green island in the tropics, lives the golden...

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The Tree Climbing Goats of Morocco

In the ancient Roman calendar, March was the first month of the year. Named after Mars, the god of war – who inexplicably beat his sword into a ploughshare as the dual patron of agriculture – it was a season that represented a return to nature...

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The Mysteries of Octlantis

There has been many a viral video featuring octopuses, usually starring the otherworldly creatures as they perform a feat of disturbingly intelligent problem-solving or physical resilience. Popular contenders have included these monstrous molluscs...

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The Wolves of Yellowstone

Nature operates on a delicate balance; when it goes wrong, it goes really wrong. Ecosystems and food chains are one of our planet’s many such balancing acts – however, much like the Force in George Lucas’ universe, breathtaking...

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