Category: Animals

#SundayFishSketch Ribbon Eel

Gracefully snaking through the water as if under the control of a rhythmic gymnast, the Ribbon Eel is quite the spectacle.

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Mud-Puddling: The Dirty Truth About Butterflies

Ever have a butterfly land on your skin and start licking you and thought “Awe, I’ve got a new best bro!” Well, you were wrong. Butterflies have a dirty secret!

ATTACK OF THE BRYOZOANS

If you’ve ever seen a gelatinous blob of ick floating in the water and wondered what type of alien life you were seeing, it was probably a Bryozoan, and they’re honestly pretty neat.

Gulls and the Concrete Sea: Why do Seagulls Love Parking Lots?

Most know them as seagulls, a name which implies a proclivity for life at sea. Yet this familiar moniker is neither accurate (scientifically speaking), nor seems to fall in line with a universal observation—gulls love parking lots, whatever their distance from the salty sea

Carrion my Wayward Beetle

This is circle of life—or at least an ugly, albeit necessary, curve of it. This is the life of the American Carrion Beetle.