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.
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..
The corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum) is named for its repulsive odor. The “fragrance” is uncannily similar to rotting meat, but it’s perfect for attracting pollinators with a specific taste: car..
Today, the Museum's fan favorite exhibition The Butterfly Conservatory returns with 500 live fluttering insects. Interact with butterflies and moths inside a 1,200-square-foot vivarium filled with tro..
Don’t let their body shape fool you: sea lampreys aren’t eels, they’re jawless cartilaginous fishes with a suction-cup mouth ringed with sharp teeth. Some of the 40 species are parasitic, biting down ..