Cordyceps: The Most Brutal Of Fungi

On December 19, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Cordyceps are a group of around 400 different fungi species. The majority of this legion of fungi are insect parasites (entomopathogenic) and destroy their victims in the most blood-curdling and brutal way. They take...

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The Blue Angel: Glaucus Atlanticus

On December 5, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Glaucus atlanticus, variously known as the sea swallow, blue angel, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug and blue ocean slug, is a quite wonderful looking chap. These winged neon tubes are part of the...

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China’s Giant Buddha Of Leshan

On November 28, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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The giant Chinese Buddha in Leshan is of epic proportions. At 71 metres (233 feet) tall, the stone statue cuts a mean figure; however, somehow, he still looks pretty benign, probably thanks to the nonchalant...

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Solifugae: Like Spiders But Less Dangerous And More Gross

On November 22, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Solifugae, also known as sun spiders, camel spiders, jerrymunglum, Solifuges, red romans, beard cutters and wind scorpions are minging. The name “Solifugae” derives from the Latin for “those that flee from the sun”,...

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What Kind Of Creature Needs A Mouth Like This?

On November 16, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Yes, it looks like the Sarlacc Pit of Return of the Jedi fame. What a mad looking mouth. What sort of a creature would carry around weaponry like that in its mouth and...

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Yōkai: Supernatural Japanese Monster Art

On November 15, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Yōkai are a group of supernatural Japanese monsters, kind of similar to our notion of ghosts. The kanji (or symbol) that describes the Yōkai is made up of two other symbols meaning “bewitching; attractive; calamity” and...

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The Wonderfully Weird Winghead Shark

On October 5, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Everyone knows that hammerhead sharks are one of nature’s strangest creatures; a head shaped like a hammer? Ridiculous. The winghead shark, however, takes the joke one step further. The winghead shark (Eusphyra blochii) belongs...

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Creepy Russian Horror Art From Moppaa

On October 3, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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All I know about Moppaa is that he’s Russian, he’s a he, his birthday is on March 2nd and he likes making creepy and bleak images using people’s faces. I suppose that’s all...

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Bonnacon: The Most Ridiculous Medieval Monster

On September 26, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Of all the mythical medieval beasts that rollocked around in the Dark Ages, the bonnacon (or bonasus and bonacon) has to be the most ridiculous.  Legend has it that the bonnacon’s curly horns were no...

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9 Examples Of Top Notch Paleoart

On September 20, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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