Alexander Semenov has a wonderful talent for capturing the beauty and grace of tiny sea creatures -- like this magical, alien-like Coryphella polaris. We also have news on the battle for human rights for elephants, wildlife rehab rescuers dressing up as
The photoshopped fiery pattern placed on the shell of the turtle shows a difference in other basic turtle pictures. It shows a type of risk taking due to the juxtaposition . (use yellows and oranges for the shell?
Larval Leaf Scorpionfish (photograph by Chris Newbert, Minden Pictures). Lacking any other defense, many larval fish have adapted transparency as a method of camouflage—such as this tiny, see-through larval leaf scorpionfish in Hawaii.
Octopuses have 2 eyes and 4 pairs of arms and are bilaterally symmetric. An octopus has a hard beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms. Octopus lack an internal or external skeleton allowing them to squeeze through tight places. Octopuses are
Leafy Seadragon (Phycodurus eques) The sea dragon has evolved skin filaments that hang off its head, fins and tail, allowing for it to blend perfectly into the kelp forests in which it inhabits.One of my favorite animals!