It’s Squid and Cuttlefish Day!
The common cuttlefish has a devastating approach to hunting its prey: confuse and conquer. To hypnotize and lure victims, cuttlefish use their amazing camouflage, putting on a “light show” that changes their skin’s color and opacity in rhythmic, pulsating waves. Once entranced, the target is ambushed by a long, darting tongue-like structure called the radula, which pulls it into this cephalopod’s awaiting beak and tentacles to complete the catch.
I used to date one: color contrast was not an issue
That's some kind of tactics!
It’s time for Trilobite Tuesday!
Most trilobite fossils are a single color, but some can display a surprising range of hues depending on where they’ve been found and what minerals have influenced the..
The jerboa, a little desert rodent, is bipedal, hopping around on impressive hindlimbs and relying on its long, tufted tail for balance. There are dozens of species across steppes and deserts in easte..
Legendary Motor Sport commentator Murray Walker turns 94 today! A great friend of the National Motor Museum, he kindly donated his father Graham's collection of Isle of Man T.T. photographs to the Mot..
Happy Birthday to Murray Walker who turns 94 today!
See the New Forest like never before at the New Forest National Park Authority Walking Festival, running from 14 - 29 October.
Featuring 75 guided walks led by local experts, including an opportunit..
While other fish fear predatory sharks, the remora fish literally attaches itself to these beasts through its oval-shaped suction cup. The fish, commonly known as a suckerfish or sharksucker, can be a..