Category Archives: Animal

 Trilobite Beetles

Called a platerodrilus. A type of beetle from the family Lycidae. The ones usually seen are female, who stay in their larvae form. These females have large scales over the head and body reminiscent of a trilobite.  Also called Trilobite … Continue reading

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More Tardigrades

I still think these guys are tailing me… Again I found my news-feed today on Facebook full of tardigrades posts.  Everyone is amazed.  I am guessing that  since the tardigrades hit the Star Trek universe has been recounted, people are again … Continue reading

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Tardigrades in Space

I really dislike tardigrades.  It seemed  there for a while everywhere I went they followed….  tardigrades to my left…  tardigrades to my right.. in back … in front….. Now if they were furry and kitten-like, I could handle it.. but they are … Continue reading

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Red Lip Bat Fish

  Time to find out all you ever wanted to know about the Red-Lipped Bat-Fish… yup you read that correctly. Ogcocepphalus darwini  is found aroudn the Galapagos Islands.  They are an angler fish, which means they use their heads as prey. … Continue reading

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Hooded Grebe

Learn about the Hooded Gebe  from South America that is endangered….. Hooded Gebe    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooded_grebe Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi                      https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/hoogre1/overview Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi    http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/22696628 You Need to See … Continue reading

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Ctenoides ale or the Disco Clam

Ctenoides ales is a species of saltwater clam (family Limidae) that live in the Indo-Pacific. Also called the following:  electric flame scallop, disco scallop, electric clam and disco clam. The various names are due to the fact these clams emit … Continue reading

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Pallas Cats

time to find out about Pallas Cats (aka Manul Cats) they are about the size of a house cat but appear bigger … but  sadly they are being hunted and killed for their fur…. Links and videos: Pallas Cats  https://bigcatrescue.org/pallas-cat-facts/ Pallas … Continue reading

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