Brutal And Epic Seal Vs Octopus Battle Caught On Film

Brutal And Epic Seal Vs Octopus Battle Caught On Film

Credit: Caters Clips This video capture the incredible moment three tourists witnessed an epic fight to the death between a 120kg seal and an unfortunate octopus. Conner Stapley caught the unbelievable 20-minute battle during a kayaking tour in Kaikoura, in New Zealand’s South Island, on Tuesday (June 20) at about 2pm.  The 28-year-old was leading a…

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Is Studying Mars All By Itself

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Is Studying Mars All By Itself

At an average distance of 225 million kilometers (140 million miles), it takes about 15 minutes to send a signal to the Curiosity rover on Mars, and just as long to get a response. Thus, using humans to control it is pretty slow going. That’s all changed in the past year though. Curiosity has become…

Bird Flight May Dictate Difference In Egg Shape

Bird Flight May Dictate Difference In Egg Shape

From the almost perfectly spherical eggs of the brown hawk owl to the pointy eggs of the sandpiper, there is a surprising variety in the shape of bird eggs. Yet why birds lay different shaped eggs has remained unanswered, until now. It seems that the shape of an egg is not determined by the environment…

Divers Discover "Baby Dragon" Amphibians At Record Depths In Remote Underground Lake

Divers Discover "Baby Dragon" Amphibians At Record Depths In Remote Underground Lake

Olms are rare and elusive, living deep underground in lakes and rivers. MATJAZ SLANIC/GettyOlms are rare and elusive, living deep underground in lakes and rivers. MATJAZ SLANIC/GettyThe bizarre “baby dragon” amphibians have been found at a record depth in a secluded underground lake in Croatia. The creatures, known officially as olms (Proteus anguinus), were discovered by extreme cave…

People Are Getting Tricked Into Buying Lizard Penises Online

People Are Getting Tricked Into Buying Lizard Penises Online

The illegal wildlife trade is big business, but it isn’t all ivory tusks and tiger fur – it can even affect an unexpected assortment of flora and fauna. Laboratory tests have found that many online peddlers are tricking customers into buying lizard penises under false pretenses. A recent investigation by World Animal Protection found that poachers are selling the…