Elasmotherium: A Gigantic Extinct Unicorn

On October 28, 2018 by Lazer Horse

Unicorns, of course, are pure myth… or are they? Siberian cultures have long spoken of a huge beast with a single horn. The horn of which, so the stories go, filled a sled....

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Maned Wolf: A Fox On Stilts

On August 27, 2018 by Lazer Horse

Standing proud at almost 1 metre tall, the maned fox cuts an impressive figure. In this article, we explain why it has long legs, where it lives, what it eats, and what it...

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The Helmeted Hornbill And Its “Ivory”

On June 25, 2018 by Lazer Horse

The hornbills are an odd-looking family of birds, and the helmeted hornbill (Rhinoplax vigil) is arguably the black sheep of the family. Here, we unfurl its tragic tale. With its incredible head adornment...

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Delmar Harmood Banner: Art In The Lake District

On December 9, 2017 by Lazer Horse
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I’ve covered a fair few artists on Lazer Horse over the years. In general, they’re relatively easy to research, Wikipedia has done a significant amount of the leg work already. Delmar Harmood Banner...

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Bouvet Island: The Most Remote Island On Earth

On December 15, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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 The views are stunning, the weather is dodgy and the nightlife is rubbish. But, if you want to be isolated, Bouvet Island is your best bet. Bouvet Island is a Norwegian territory as far...

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VIDEO: Feather Stars Look Like Magical Aliens

On December 4, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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We’ve all seen a wide range of wildlife documentaries based on marine life. But the wonders truly are unending. Each time people go down there, they find something new and weird. Feather stars have...

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Tianzi Mountain, China: Legends, Cable Cars and McDonald’s

On November 13, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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China is huge, covering more than 9.5 million km2. Thanks to its epic size, it’s no surprise that there are some amazing bits of geography to be found – Tianzi mountain is one...

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Cannibal Chickens Wearing Rose-Tinted Glasses

On October 8, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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This is a story of chicken farming, rose-tinted spectacles, and the fight against cannibalism. It’s a rather bleak affair to be honest, but worth knowing about. In the seedy world of early 20th-century chicken...

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The Inca Tern: Beautifully Ornate

On October 2, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The terns are a successful group. Often sharing the same space as gulls, they are generally smaller but similar in colour and shading; they’re a handsome bunch of birds. As with most monogamous birds, the...

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Jane Mutiny: Nature, Art, Beauty (Images/Interview)

On October 1, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Jane Mutiny is an artist with a big, pulsating heart for nature and an eye for detail. Here we check out some of her incredible art and find out about the woman behind...

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