Rabbit Runs OVER Avalanche Because It Is Hardcore

On June 10, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Apparently some people like snowboarding away from an avalanche for kicks. That’s what humans like to do, we seek thrills. Animals, especially rabbits, aren’t well-known for seeking thrills. They tend to choose the...

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Tremoctopus: The Bizarre Blanket Octopus

On June 6, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The tremoctopus, otherwise known as the blanket octopus, is one of nature’s oddest creations. It really does have some bizarre traits. And, when I say bizarre, I mean bizarre in a bold font for...

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The Real War Pigs: Hogs Saving Human Bacon

On June 6, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Image VIA The term “war pigs” might not mean much to most people. But in ancient times, when there was an awful lot of war going on (unlike today of course) combatants would...

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Can You Figure Out What Animal This Is?

On June 5, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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I couldn’t work out what it was initially, it’s kind of like a dog, but there’s something not very dog-like about it. I’ll tell you: it’s a naked bear. Weird, huh? These pictures are...

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The Wolverine Frog’s Defence Mechanism Is Mental

On June 5, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The wolverine frog, also known as the hairy frog and the horror frog, or in more sensible circles Trichobatrachus robustus is a right weirdo. He lives in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea,...

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Cuvier’s Beaked Whale: The World’s Longest And Deepest Diver

On June 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Whales are one of the most popular genres of animals around. In general it’s the big boys of the whale gang, like the blue whales and sperm whales, that take the limelight. But...

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The History Of Life: Creatures From The Silurian

On June 3, 2015 by Tim Newman
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Welcome to part three of my leisurely wander through the timeline of life. Recently, I touched on the Cambrian period which led to the Ordovician, and today we’ll tackle the scintillating Silurian. The Silurian...

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Platybelodon & Amebelodon

On May 30, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Platybelodon and Amebelodon, what lovely beasts they were. They look like the type of animal you would see in an awful Disney Star Wars remake, but the important difference is, these guys actually roamed...

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This Is What A Slice Of Tree Trunk Sounds Like Played On A Record Player

On May 30, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Bartholomäus Traubeck has answered a question that none of us ever asked. He has found out what a slice of tree sounds like when it’s played on a record player. Before you dash...

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The Chemistry Of The Amazon Mapped

On May 30, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Scientists from the Carnegie Airborne Observatory have done something pretty impressive. They have mapped the chemical content of the Amazon basin and its ancient forests. It’s the largest project of its type, and as an added bonus the...

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