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Photo: Überraschungsbilder The Cosmovitral is a botanical garden in the heart of Toluca. It boasts 400 species of plants and the largest
Native Plants of the Southeast: A Comprehensive Guide to the Best 460 Species for the Garden
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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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.
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!
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).
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.
The Honduran rain forest is the largest north of the Amazon. It is home to many species of Honduras animals. Many types of fish live in the waters surrounding Honduras,
This is in Toluca, Mexico in the Cosmovitral, full of lots of plants around the world, just so beautiful.
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 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
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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)
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 White-winged Fairywren (Malurus leucopterus) is a species of passerine bird in the fairywren family Maluridae. It lives in the drier parts of central Australia; from central Queensland and South Australia across to Western Australia. It occurs in heathland and arid scrubland, where low shrubs provide cover (photo by David Cook)
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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In a year they produce around 4,300 pounds of veggies, 900 chicken , 1000 duck eggs, 25 lbs honey, and pounds of seasonal fruit. There are over 400 species of plants. What?! They have everything they need to 'live off the land.' From beets to bees. Chickens to chickpeas. via The Mind Unleashed
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.
Gardening Tips - Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. But don't over do it though, just a little goes a long way with plants. and it add magnesium that is helpful for pepper plants in your vegetable garden. You can either sprinkle a tablespoon or so around the base of your plants that will feed as watered, or put the epsom into a water bottle and spray the mixture directly on
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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NEW Cat Species Found in Sabah, MALAYSIA. The clouded leopard is Borneo's largest predator, has the longest canine teeth relative to its size of any cat, and can grow as large as a small panther.
Lena loves animals
. The Racket-tailed Roller (Coracias spatulatus) is a species of bird in the Coraciidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (Wiki)
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.
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.
Harpy eagle - The largest and most powerful raptor in the Americas and among the largest extant species of eagles in the world
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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 Gruosi Diamond: a heart-shaped black diamond, the largest black diamond of such cut in the world, weighing 115.34 carats. This heart is
The Black-tailed Trainbearer (Lesbia victoriae) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.