Moscow Monster

Moscow Monster

The intrepid Moscow Monster showing off its giant teeth. How many will stop going to the beaches in Moscow, now? This one had many stumped and the Russian response didn’t help put anyone at ease. From Cracked: The Moscow Monster clearly came from the ocean, yet...
Giant Jellyfish

Giant Jellyfish

The Police never had a lead singer quite like this: The lion’s mane jellyfish, also known as the giant jellyfish or the hair jelly, is the largest known species of jellyfish. Its range is confined to cold, boreal waters of the Arctic, northern Atlantic, and...
Japanese Spider Crab

Japanese Spider Crab

A little melted butter is not going to make this monster disappear! The Japanese spider crab has the greatest leg span of any arthropod, reaching up to 5.5 metres (18 ft) from claw to claw. The body may grow to a size of 40 cm (16 in) in carapace width and the whole...
Diving Bell Spiders

Diving Bell Spiders

Can you imagine a spider that can dive under water and stay there? It’s like a submarine spider but even cooler! Think about that the next time you go swimming in the local pond. Read on: The diving bell spider or water spider (Argyroneta aquatica) is one of the...
Slime Eels

Slime Eels

You like slime? Boy do these little critters like to make it! How about eating dead creatures… from the inside out? Read on: HAGFISH ARE ALSO known as slime eels, thought they are not eels. They belong to the class Agnatha, fish without jaws. There are an...