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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24 hours ago

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Tail-Standing' Sperm Whales taking a nap! Scientists think sperm whales, such as the vertically slumbering pod seen here, sleep in short 6-15 minute naps. And during this time they will not move or breath at all. They look suspended in time, pointing directly up towards the surface. Research suggests they spend about 7 percent of their time asleep (less than 2 hours a day), which is less than any other mammal on the planet.
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Tail-Standing Sperm Whales taking a nap! Scientists think sperm whales, such as the vertically slumbering pod seen here, sleep in short 6-15 minute naps. And during this time they will not move or breath at all. They look suspended in time, pointing directly up towards the surface. Research suggests they spend about 7 percent of their time asleep (less than 2 hours a day), which is less than any other mammal on the planet.
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Photo: Granco Banfi

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Sorry can’t do without 8 hours🤪

Courtney Billington incorrect hank is breaking the record for less time asleep

Josh Watts

1 week ago

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A 62-year-old python laid 7 eggs despite not being near a male for over 15 years!
Experts at the St. Louis Zoo are trying to figure out how a 62-year-old ball python laid seven eggs despite not being near a male python for more than 15 years. Apparently it's not that unusual for ball pythons to reproduce asexually. The snakes also sometimes store sperm for delayed fertilization. The birth also is unusual because ball pythons usually stop laying eggs long before they reach their 60s. So, it seems we have a mystery on our hands. Yet another example how amazing and unpredictable nature can be!
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A 62-year-old python laid 7 eggs despite not being near a male for over 15 years!
Experts at the St. Louis Zoo are trying to figure out how a 62-year-old ball python laid seven eggs despite not being near a male python for more than 15 years. Apparently its not that unusual for ball pythons to reproduce asexually. The snakes also sometimes store sperm for delayed fertilization. The birth also is unusual because ball pythons usually stop laying eggs long before they reach their 60s. So, it seems we have a mystery on our hands. Yet another example how amazing and unpredictable nature can be!
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Caitlin Wood 😳

I only had 1 turtle for 25 years and got more than 35 eggs every year. just not fertilized eggs.

Chickens lay eggs without a rooster, but if you want to hatch those eggs there’s gotta be a rooster in the henhouse!

Will be interesting to see if anything hatches!

Subhanallah, Tabarakallahu ahsanal khaliqeen. Indeed God is wonderful. May He continue to guide us. Aamin Aamin

Meanwhile on the adyacent cage, a male Phyton smiles.

Quite the senior moment!

Scary

Jacob Kyle McKinley

Kurtis Leblanc check that out

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1 week ago

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The White-Spotted jellyfish, or phyllorhiza punctata, is a species of jellyfish native to the western Pacific Ocean. Their sting is so mild they do not use it to capture food at all. Instead, they are filter feeders capable of filtering vast amounts of seawater in the hunt for plankton.⁣ And did we mention - they are beautiful!
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The White-Spotted jellyfish, or phyllorhiza punctata, is a species of jellyfish native to the western Pacific Ocean. Their sting is so mild they do not use it to capture food at all. Instead, they are filter feeders capable of filtering vast amounts of seawater in the hunt for plankton.⁣ And did we mention - they are beautiful!
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Photo: Thomas Hinsche

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Definitely beautiful! Are they really blue? 🤔

Cute sea shrooms

Heidi Morrison

Mesmerizing creatures

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1 week ago

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The votes are in, and this is our favourite photo from the past year. This is a Tibetan fox scaring the heck out of a Marmot.
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Photo: Yongging Bao
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The votes are in, and this is our favourite photo from the past year. This is a Tibetan fox scaring the heck out of a Marmot.
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so cool a shot. Wow

Yo también me asustaria. Jaja

Denis Huizing

Domagoj Bilandžija

Ed Madro

Aaron Cook

Great shot!

Willie e coyote! 😂

I'm not wearing makeup!

"What are you doing here?"

Awesome

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2 weeks ago

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This video was sent to us from a colleague in Africa. Apparently this elephant is a 'neat freak!' ... See MoreSee Less

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Love how he uses his big feet to help pick up the garbage ☺️

Ppl cld learn from that elephant

Pay attention humans

How good is that.... Most humans can't even master the technique.

Amazing ❤️

Tara Cappis 😍

Look at how smart he is 👀

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2 weeks ago

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The eye of a Red-Eyed tree frog with a membrane that protects them from predators while sleeping. The gold veining provides camouflage for the frog's bright red eyes, while letting in enough light so it can still see dangers lurking.
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The eye of a Red-Eyed tree frog with a membrane that protects them from predators while sleeping. The gold veining provides camouflage for the frogs bright red eyes, while letting in enough light so it can still see dangers lurking.
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Yaresli Garcìa

Que saque de la fumo

Super cool viva la naturaleza🐒🐶🐈🐯🐅🌲🌳🍀🌿🌾🌾🌷

Amazing

So cool

Josh Bartlett really cool! 🐸

Creepy

Adriana Mora Carrillo lo sabías?

Ana Celia ves

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