The Magnificent Hoopoe: From Ancient Adulation To CBeebies

On October 22, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The hoopoe has charmed everyone from ancient Egyptians to the viewers of CBeebies. It’s an amazing species with some impressive quirks… the Estonians aren’t so keen on him though. The hoopoe is a wonderful...

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Giuseppe Arcimboldo & His Fruity Faces

On October 2, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Giuseppe Arcimboldo is famous for making portraits out of fruits, vegetables or whatever took his fancy. As you will see from the standard of his art, he was a very talented chap. In these modern...

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The Damascus Goat Looks Really Strange

On September 12, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The Damascus goat is an odd looking guy. For hundreds of years, he has been bred as a dual-purpose beast: for milk and meat. The Damascus goat is a relatively rare breed that hails from Syria...

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Clouds Casting 1000 Mile Shadows From Space

On September 11, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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NASA’s International Space Station has brought us earthlings some of the most awesome photographs of our planet ever taken. Chris Hadley pinged a myriad of wonders back to earth during his stay in...

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Beautiful Long Exposure Photos Of Fireflies By Yume Cyan

On September 10, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Yume Cyan recently spent some quality time in the forests around Nagoya City, Japan. Yume took along a camera, set the aperture to low and the exposure to long. Bish bash bosh, some...

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Clarisse d’Arcimoles: The People Of Burma

On September 5, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Burma, or Myanmar, is a country which has been closed off to the world at large for decades. The military junta and corrupt regime finally ended in 2012; the people are still crushingly poor...

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VIDEO: Man Gets Knocked Out Cold By A Fish In A Bag

On August 22, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Have you ever seen a fish in a bag give someone a broken nose? I bet you haven’t. I don’t suppose many people have. Well, you’re about to. Fish are stronger than they look....

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Konstantinovich Aivazovsky: A Prolific Master Of Seascapes

On August 18, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Konstantinovich Aivazovsky (1817-1900) was a Russian Romantic painter. He was predominantly renowned for his majorly impressive seascapes. Born into an Armenian family, he lived in Crimea for the majority of his life. Aivazovsky was...

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VIDEO: Capybara On The Run In Russian Zoo

On August 15, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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It’s not often that the capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) gets much attention in the media. So it’s nice to see a video of one surface on social media. They deserve their turn in the spotlight....

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Incredible Photographs Of An Innercity Predator

On August 7, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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I took the images in this post from a website called palemale.com. The website owner takes intimate photos of wildlife that persists in city centres, particularly of a red-tailed hawk called Pale Male who...

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