Lizard Grows a Third Tail Spotted in June 2015 in Kosovo, this blue-throated keeled lizard has three tails, likely a glitch in its regeneration process. The freak individual, besides being a first in the species, is among only a handful of triple-tailed lizards recorded worldwide.
Most of us have a vague, abstract concept of life beneath the sea. But a few men and women are dedicated to brining the secrets of the deep into the light of day. And as the 2015 Ocean Art photography contest shows, they’re doing a spectacular job of it.
This small jellyfish is called Oceania amata. Its closely related cousin, Turritopsis dohrnii, was recently featured in the media as an example of an organism that may achieve immortality. For now, Turritopsis dohrnii is the only known animal that can develop in reverse, transforming from a medusa back to a polyp.