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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
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 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.
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.
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 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 Lions Mane Jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world. They 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 when you think these things have been swimming around for so long.
They have hundreds of poisonous tentacles that it used
Endemic to South America, the Giant Armadillo is the largest of all armadillo species. It is naturally rare & has a patchy distribution. The global population is thought to be declining due to hunting for meat & deforestation. This Vulnerable species is also illegally captured to be sold to animal collectors. The Giant Armadillo occurs in a number of protected areas. There is however a need to reduce hunting pressure & to preserve the natural habitat of this species.
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 Amazon Rainforest covers 1.7 billion acres. It is located within nine different nations: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. The Amazon makes up over half of the earth's remaining rainforests, and is the largest and most species-rich tropical rainforest in the world.
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)
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.
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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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.
Musa acuminata is a species of herbaceous plant from Southeast Asia. It is the largest herbaceous plant living today. They are so large that some people call them trees although they are not trees. Musa acuminata is a species of wild banana native to Southeast Asia. It is the progenitor of modern edible bananas, along with Musa balbisiana. First cultivated by humans around 8000 years ago, it is one of the earliest examples of domesticated
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.
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- * Giant Long-Legged Katydids * - This is the largest species of katydids. They are found in the forested mountain slopes of tropical Malaysia -
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
scientists recently discovered the body of a giant sea spider like organism in antarctic waters. the origin of this species is unknown, and it is unclear whether or not there are more of these terrifying creatures roaming the oceans.
The Australasian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) is a species of bird in the darter family. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea.
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 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.
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
The traditional Mary Garden has its roots in Medieval Europe. The plants and flowers in a Mary Garden represent attributes of Mary. It is similar to an English cottage garden, but with Mary-related names. A Virgin Mary statue is prominent.
Teufelsblume Idolomantis diabolica, commonly known as the Devil's Flower Mantis or Giant Devil's Flower Mantis, is one of the largest species of praying mantis, if not the largest that mimic flowers. It is the only species classified under the genus Idolomantis. Its threat display is magnificently colored, with red, white, blue, purple and black.
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 Ornate Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus ornatus) is a bird of prey from the tropical Americas. Like all eagles, it is in the family Accipitridae. This species is notable for its vivid colors, which differ markedly between adult and immature birds.
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