Megalodon Shark Demands Rematch with Predator X and “Moby Dick” Sperm Whale!

Predator X Crushing Bite

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! C. megalodon mega-shark demands rematch with old nemesis Predator X.  Says newly discovered “Moby Dick” sperm whale is all tooth and no bite! Extra!  Read all about it! OK, having a little fun here! Yesterday’s post was: Does prehistoric “Moby Dick” sperm whale dethrone the mighty Predator X? In … Continue reading

The Creature that Runs So Fast it Goes Blind!

Japanese Tiger Beetle - by Kwon Hye Won

Beetles rule! At least, beetles rule when it comes to the number of species.  Species of beetles constitute about 25% of all known life-forms on Earth. In the insect realm, 40% of all insect species are beetles, numbering about 350,000.  Every year, dozens of new species are discovered, and some believe the number of unclassified … Continue reading

Encounter with Hundreds of Thousands of Ladybugs

LADYBUGS! LOTS of ladybugs! If you love nature and enjoy amazing images from nature, stop by my Berkeley, Naturally! nature blog and take a look at my new post about my discovery of several hundred thousand ladybugs amassed in the Berkeley Hills near my home. The post is called: They are the Lady(bugs) of the … Continue reading

Drag Race! Cheetah takes on a Ferrari!

Cheetah Take Off

Just about everyone knows that on land, no animal can sprint faster than a cheetah. Able to hit top speeds of 70 to 75 mph (112 to 120 km/h) the cheetah is probably the fastest animal that has ever lived on Earth. In the long, amazing history of animals on Earth, it is our privilege … Continue reading

The Red Demons of the Sea of Cortez

Red Squid

The fishermen of the Sea of Cortez in Mexico are said to call it Diablo Rojo, or Red Demon. They tell of fishermen who have fallen into the water and been dragged to horrible deaths, their bodies never recovered. The object of their fear and respect is one of the more formidable predators in the … Continue reading