280 million years old salt... expiring in 2 years
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280 million years old salt… expiring in 2 years


:)

 



The original periodic table
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The original periodic table


 



African wild dog yawning
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African wild dog yawning


African wild dogs have a higher kill rate than lions and can take down antelope that weigh as much as 225 kilos (500 pounds).

 



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When migrating, the Common eel swims a distance of 6,000 km


Watch the video to learn more!

 



Sigmund Freud described the testicles of eel
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Sigmund Freud described the testicles of eel


Our German-speaking readers will be happy to know that his 1877 scientific paper is freely available to read online (check our source!)

 



Tuna, champion of thermal regulation!
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Tuna, champion of thermal regulation!


With mackerel sharks, tunas are the only species able to maintain a body temperature higher than that of the surrounding water... even when it's 43 °F!

 



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The dealfish is a beautiful abyssal ribbonfish


Watch the video to learn more!

 



Beautiful granular poison frog
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Beautiful granular poison frog


Fun fact: after the female lays eggs, the male guards them and keeps them moist with his urine

 



A Rhinoceros Hornbill having breakfast
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A Rhinoceros Hornbill having breakfast


The courtship and bonding of these birds are critical, as the female must trust the male to provide her with everything when she is incubating and raising chicks

 



Look Granny, we've finally found your dentures!
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Look Granny, we’ve finally found your dentures!


Has science gone too far? The Pacú (Piaractus mesopotamicus) does look like a bad photomontage but everything is genuine in this picture. This tropical fish originates from the Amazonian basin, like his cousin Pirhana. It feeds on crustaceans, algae, insects, roots and seeds: nothing is too good for its chompers!

 



Hi! I'm the barred leaf frog!
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Hi! I’m the barred leaf frog!


I live in South America and like to climb on trees

 



This frog is called Pristimantis *jamescameroni*!
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This frog is called Pristimantis *jamescameroni*!


This tribute is a way to thank the movie director for his films, which helped raise environmental awareness

 



You lose a pound of weight every night!
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You lose a pound of weight every night!


Each night, you lose a pound of weight only by exhaling water and carbon dioxide.

 



This ring-shaped lake in Quebec is actually a crater!
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This ring-shaped lake in Quebec is actually a crater!


 



An amazing trident maple bonsai!
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An amazing trident maple bonsai!


Trident maple is often used to create bonsais because it produces ramifications very quickly