Claret Peña Wagner
Photo: Überraschungsbilder The Cosmovitral is a botanical garden in the heart of Toluca. It boasts 400 species of plants and the largest
The Great Barrier Reef is a unique site with well-preserved natural beauty and unique features. It is located in the north-east coast of Australia within the state of Queensland. It is known as the largest coral reef system in the world consisting of 400 types of coral, and thousands of species of fish and mollusks.
The Humpback Whale, (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale. One of the largest rorqual species, adults range in length from 12-16 metres (39-52 ft) and weigh approximately 36,000 kilograms (79,000 Ib).
Harpy Eagle - It is the largest and most powerful raptor found in the Americas, and among the largest species of eagles in the world. It extends from Mexico to Argentina.
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Eucalyptus ficifolia: Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around 74,000 individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific collection of Australian native plants in which the collection originates from plants sourced from the wild, accompanied by herbarium specimens for taxonomic study.
Love the colors.
The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second largest living fish, after the whale shark, and the second of three plankton-eating sharks besides the whale shark and megamouth shark. It is a cosmopolitan migratory species, found in all the world's temperate oceans. It is a slow moving filter feeder and has anatomical adaptations to filter feeding, such as a greatly enlarged mouth and highly developed gill rakers. (wiki)
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"Because I'm the last of my species and I know how it sits in a heart." - Not sure why, but I think this line is literary genius.
The ACROS Fukuoka boasts as having the best view from an office window and with 35,000 plants with 76 different species this is a stunning
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The Jackson's Widowbird, Euplectes Jacksoni, is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania.
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The Masked Trogon (Male) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. It is fairly common in humid highland forests in South America, mainly the Andes and tepuis. Photo: Derek Kverno, Brazil. The closest thing to a Patriotic Bird!
This is in Toluca, Mexico in the Cosmovitral, full of lots of plants around the world, just so beautiful.
The Pearled Treerunner (Margarornis squamiger) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.
Fresh garlic is a kitchen staple! Did you know that garlic is one of the easiest plants to grow in a garden? A single clove of garlic will produce a beautiful head of garlic. Growing garlic should be one of the first plants every new gardener should tries because it is easy and produces a generous harvest.
The Diamondback Terrapin is a salt marsh turtle ~ (Malaclemys terrapin) or simply terrapin, is a species of turtle native to the brackish coastal swamps of the eastern and southern United States. It has one of the largest ranges of all turtles in North America, stretching as far south as Florida Keys and as far north as Cape Cod
The Andromeda Satyr (Cithaerias Andromed Bandusia) is a species of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Surinam, French Guiana, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. (Photo by Rúbia Luz)
Brahmaea wallichii insulata (Brahmeid Moth) Brahmaea wallichii also known as the owl moth, isone of its largest species. It is found in the north of India, Bhutan, Myanmar, China, Taiwan and Japan.
The Blakiston's Fish-owl is the largest and most endangered species in the owl family. The Blakiston's Fish-owl is in a pinch now because
I love Ruffles and Lace
The Archelon is the largest sea turtle species ever discovered. It lived during a time when most of North America was covered by a shallow ocean, about 75-65 million years ago.
Hippeastrum [ Amaryllis ] is a genus of about 7075 species and 600+ hybrids and cultivars of bulbous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas from Argentina north to Mexico and the Caribbean. Some species are grown for their large showy flowers. These plants are popularly but erroneously known as Amaryllis, an African genus in the same family.
Children and parents are dwarfed by a whale shark as it passes inside its tank at the Georgia Aquarium. The whale shark is the largest living fish species
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The Amazonian giant centipede or Peruvian giant centipede is among the largest species of centipedes which can reach lengths of up to 35 cm (13 in) or even more. While these monster bugs have grown to become quite populair among exotic pet collectors, they are considered as one of the most dangerous centipedes in the world and extremely aggressive. It is carnivorous, feeding on almost everything it encounters and is capable of overpowering vertrabrates, including: lizards, frogs, snakes, birds,
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The Hawaiian Crow or ʻAlalā The last two known wild individuals of this species disappeared in 2002; the species is now classified as Extinct in the Wild by the IUCN Red List. The species is known for strong flying ability and resourcefulness, and the reasons for its extinction are not fully understood. It is thought that introduced diseases, such as Toxoplasma gondii, avian malaria and fowlpox were probably a significant factor in the
This is a bucket-wheel excavator, one of the largest mobile machines in the world and is used in surface mining. It can dig a hole the
Fargesia bamboo is one of the best clumping bamboo species for the small garden and fares well in a variety of light conditions.
The Gruosi Diamond: a heart-shaped black diamond, the largest black diamond of such cut in the world, weighing 115.34 carats. This heart is
Perennial Garden If flowers are your thing, this is the garden for you. Seven high-performance perennials will give you plenty of flowers, all summer long and into fall. Tuck the 9-by-9-foot garden into a corner or plop it in the middle of the lawn -- these plants will put on a show.
Mother of Dragons
The Collared Crescentchest (Melanopareia torquata) is a species of bird in the Melanopareiidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay.
Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world have been swimming in arctic waters since before the dinosaurs (over 650 million years ago) and are among some of the oldest surviving species in the world. The largest can come in at about 6 meters and has tentacles over 50 meters long. Pretty amazing. They have hundreds of poisonous tentacles that it used to catch passing by fish. it then slowly drags in it’s prey and eats it.
The Hairy-crested Antbird (Rhegmatorhina melanosticta) is a species of bird in the Thamnophilidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
The Black-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia victoriae) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.