Croc Caves of Ankarana

We traveled over 2 KM, in absolute dark, through an underground river full of bats, eels and blind fish to find one of the rarest Crocs in the world.

Monarch Butterfly

Weighing no more than a paperclip, this unbelievable insect makes a 4500 km journey that absolutely boggles the mind.

Red Roughed Lemur

They are one of the rarest lemurs in the world. And to see one, you have to go to a small Island off the coast of Madagascar. Then maybe... just maybe - you'll see one!

Adélie

The cutest penguin of them all! Imagine standing amongst a hundred thousand birds in one of the most remote places on the planet. This is bucket list stuff.

The Hippo Whisperer

Jane Goodall and her son, Grub, are trying to save a hippo sanctuary in Southern Tanzania. We went to tell their incredible story and meet the man they call “The Hippo Whisperer!”

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We traveled over 2 KM, in absolute dark, through an underground river full of bats, eels and blind fish to find one of the rarest Crocs in the world.
You might be surprised, but in the forests of Madagascar lives one of the loudest mammals on the planet! This is an audio experience you have to hear for yourselves!
Weighing no more than a paperclip, this unbelievable insect makes a 4500 km journey that absolutely boggles the mind.
Millions of wildebeest roam the Serengeti every year. But did you know, thousands can die in one day... in one spot? We were there!
Great BIG Nature traveled to the remote Selkirk Mountains in British Columbia Canada to document the end of the Southern Most herd of Caribou in the world. This is Must watch stuff!
In Southern Alberta, Canada, there is a piece of nature that is the very last of it's kind - less than one percent remains... and these folks are trying to save it!
The cutest penguin of them all! Imagine standing amongst a hundred thousand birds in one of the most remote places on the planet. This is bucket list stuff.
They are one of the rarest lemurs in the world. And to see one, you have to go to a small Island off the coast of Madagascar. Then maybe... just maybe - you'll see one!
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4 days ago
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Life cycle of a blackberry!
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Life cycle of a blackberry!
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!!!!!!!!! This is incredible

That is really awesome!

Yummy !

magic 🌈❤

The last photo should be of a blackberry cobbler. 😋

Excellent presentation!!’

Cindy Ch mira vida ❤️

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Пепи Лефтерова Мисля, че това може да е полезно, при вас ги има, със сигурност! 🙂

Moerby

Charlene Simpson

You forgot the picture of the black bear sitting in the middle of the patch impervious to the thorns eating every ripe berry until she is full and has to take a nap, in the thorns.

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4 days ago
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The eye of a Daddy longlegs.
People often mistake a daddy longlegs, also called a harvestman, for a spider. They do have some spider-like qualities since, like spiders, they are classified as arachnids. Like all arachnids, they do have eight legs and tend to skitter about the way spiders do. But In fact, daddy longlegs are more like scorpions than spiders.
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The eye of a Daddy longlegs.
People often mistake a daddy longlegs, also called a harvestman, for a spider. They do have some spider-like qualities since, like spiders, they are classified as arachnids. Like all arachnids, they do have eight legs and tend to skitter about the way spiders do. But In fact, daddy longlegs are more like scorpions than spiders.
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We have them in every room as our huntsman spiders like them for food when they vome to visit.

These are the only arachnids that I can put outside just with my hands 😀

They are all over the place in Alberta, but I've not seen one since moving to the southern BC interior. I miss the Daddy long legs.

Love them I save them when I can

Traci Craft and Mandy Terhune, just thinking about the daddy longleg talks I’ve had with you two on the playground. 🕷 🦂 😬

what fancy eyelashes!

My one phobia...scorpions ... Andi used to let daddy-long-legs walk around on my hands as a kid 😳😬🤯

WOW! Cool buggy bug! Amazing eyeball! 😄🐾❤

The only spider like insect I'm not scared of....lol

Ralph Duke very cool closeup!!!❤

HOLY COW !! that is an awesome pic !

Daniel

Shana Bailey

Amanda Graves 🙈

Patt Kigusiutnar

Tahra Pando

Sonja Schlodfeldt

Bobbi Jo

That is very interesting

Fantastic!

Welp, my morning is now ruined. 😩😩

Lindsay Carroll

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6 days ago
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You are looking at the skin of a 'Sea Cucumber' under magnification. I find it interesting that the skin looks like a bunch of small boat anchors! Fitting for a marine animal that has the word 'Sea' in its name!
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You are looking at the skin of a Sea Cucumber under magnification. I find it interesting that the skin looks like a bunch of small boat anchors! Fitting for a marine animal that has the word Sea in its name!
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It looks like a cartoon. I’m having trouble wrapping my brain around this one.

Great BIG Nature Are these the natural colors? Or have the colors been enhanced/modified?

It looks like a cartoon! 😵‍💫

Totally Amazing 🤩

They look like diatoms.

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1 week ago
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Looking for Love.
When the hump on the head of the Asian sheepshead wrasse is
red, it means they are on the hunt for love. But here's where it gets interesting. These fish, found mainly in Japan and China are sequential hermaphrodites by nature. Meaning all wrasses are born female and then according to the suitable situation, they can change their sex. Now, there are other species of fish that do this, like the clown fish for example... but the amazing thing here is the timeline. These fish can transform their internal organs from being a female to a male in less than 20 days. Incredible.
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Looking for Love.
When the hump on the head of the Asian sheepshead wrasse is 
red, it means they are on the hunt for love. But heres where it gets interesting. These fish, found mainly in Japan and China are sequential hermaphrodites by nature. Meaning all wrasses are born female and then according to the suitable situation, they can change their sex. Now, there are other species of fish that do this, like the clown fish for example... but the amazing thing here is the timeline. These fish can transform their internal organs from being a female to a male in less than 20 days. Incredible. 
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Wow. Very odd. The face looks almost human in some way.

With a handsome face like that... should be easy to score! :-)

Looks like the matches I get on Tinder lol

El sapo le dijo a la zapa lo bonita que estaba

Wow

Wow

Incredible 😮😮😮😮

Weird.

There's a Kardashian for everybody!

Paul Harris

Really! Oh my goodness!!

Some-what human face...

Darlene Welter

Loi Nguyen - more fish!

WOW! Very very interesting!

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1 week ago
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Something doesn't seem right here...
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Something doesnt seem right here...
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Originally there were 5

They reached an agreement they can share the nest together.

It's a bit crammed there.😏

Cat is a little bit sneaky.

Just exactly how did that cat get up there, lol

Dont suppose there are many eggs / chicks left in there!

I think this is photo shopped. Haha very funny.

Yeah, bad photo shop.

How is this POSSIBLE,AMAZING but TRUE????

What is the Cat doing up there?

One does not look like the others....🤔

New species.Meowtweet..Or Chirpymeow

Badly photoshopped lol

Haha very funny

Le chasseur est un Lachaine et enquête policière

Умора!!!)))

Isn't that cozy??

That's not for real, is it?

Not real.

Tracey Wright

Lisa Beitzel Dave Matthys ♥

How did that cat get up there

Photo shopped

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1 week ago
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This is the flight path for a female falcon eagle migrating from South Africa to Finland. In just 42 days, she flew over 10,000 km, at an incredible average of 230 km per day. When you look at the flight path, its quite noticeable how straight it is, except when she needed to go around the Mediteranean Sea. Scientists still aren't sure how - but these birds obviously have some form of internal GPS that makes these flights possible. They seem to know exactly where they need to go!
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This is the flight path for a female falcon eagle migrating from South Africa to Finland. In just 42 days, she flew over 10,000 km, at an incredible average of 230 km per day. When you look at the flight path, its quite noticeable how straight it is, except when she needed to go around the Mediteranean Sea. Scientists still arent sure how - but these birds obviously have some form of internal GPS that makes these flights possible. They seem to know exactly where they need to go!
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In Christchurch in NZ a couple of weeks ago, the city rang the cathedral bells during the day to welcome back the godwits making their annual pilgrimage from Siberia/Alaska ... an annual round-trip of nearly 25,000km! Truly incredible.

Extraordinary! Recent research has exposed that it is very likely that there is sophisticated quantum interlacing in birds eyes that can detect minute variances in the earth's magnetic field. phys.org/news/2011-01-quantum-robins.html

If she could speak, Imagine what we the human race would learn about ourselves.

Jesper Schytte I don't understand "ringing a bird". It's a very interesting word but I 'd really like to know what it means.

How about just good eye sight and then fly at 10-15 thousand feet (made up elevation) looking for thermals and the next range over, either east or west and do it in the day time. If a bird or squirrel can hide 1000 pieces of food and remember where each piece is than maybe it remembers each mile of a journey.

We live in an absolutely beautiful and amazing world. It consistently blows me away. How lucky are we to learn all these facts so rigorously discovered by the efforts of others.

They probably use the magnetic pull from the Earth for navigation. That and their eyes.

Why don't they fly over water?

Obviously this was a female. Males would need to stop and ask for directions.

Curious to know what kind of falcon.

Stop ringing birds ! Its not nessasary anymore.

Sobehan Allah

Cool

wow!

🥰

Quantum connection to magnetic fields

Steve Chitty

Fiona McLeod Gregory 😯

Interesting!!!

Vraiment c'est incroyable 😱😱

That’s so beautiful Janet.

Internal GPS? No! They're bloody high up and can see where they want to go!

Lindsey Michie

Η γεωγραφία είναι πολύ κουλ meets Τα ζώα είναι πολύ κουλ άτομα <3

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