The Wolf Eel

The Wolf Eel

Truth is stranger than fiction, especially when it comes to this pretty little monster: the Wolf Eel! I like the sentence in Wikipedia: “Large wolf eels are curious and are rarely aggressive, but are capable of inflicting painful bites on humans.” Hmm. You...
Wrap-Around Spider

Wrap-Around Spider

There is not much I can say right now having seen the image of the wrap-around spider for the first time. I believe I will now officially stop touching tree limbs forever. And ever. Time to add more species to the list of animals who have perfected the art of...
Carnival Candy Slime Mold

Carnival Candy Slime Mold

Completely brainless. >Yawn< We’ve all seen that before. I mean Washington DC isn’t actually that far away… But weirdly intelligent despite having no brain?! Okay, folks. This is a creepy one! For a long time, nobody understood slime molds. To...
The Flesh-Rotting Venom of the LORIS

The Flesh-Rotting Venom of the LORIS

Beware of this little cutie. Sure, it’s slow and fuzzy… but man, does it pack a frightful venom that is best to steer clear of! If the world ever gives over to a zombie invasion, it will likely be because of the loris! Believe it! What a cutie! Wait a...
Giant Oarfish

Giant Oarfish

The giant oarfish (Regalecus glesne) is a species of oarfish of the family Regalecidae. It is an oceanodromous species with a worldwide distribution, excluding polar regions. Other common names include Pacific...
Pelican Eel

Pelican Eel

“Hey, Big Mouth!” Not you, sorry. I was talking to the Pelican Eel displayed above. Yeah, that dude has got one serious set of jaws. Probably likes jawbreakers… I don’t know. Read on: The pelican eel’s most notable feature is its large...