First, a look at some strange underwater life, including such oddities as the “Christmas Tree Worm”, which comes in a wide array of colors.
Assorted Christmas Tree Worms (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)
Next, although the title of the article is “What the Heck Is That? Animals You Didn’t Know Existed”, I believe that most of us nature-lovers will recognize at least some of these unusual animals, such as the Aye-Aye from Madagascar or the Proboscis Monkey.
Aye-Aye foraging at night (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)
Proboscis Monkey (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)
Once you finish checking out the “What the Heck Is That?” article, directly below it (under the heading “More on Weather.com: Meerkats and other Baby Animals) is a photo gallery of baby animals, from meerkats (loads of them) to baby rhinos, various primates, tapirs, capybaras, coatis, and tons more.
Baby Brazilian Tapir (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)
Last, here’s a happy-ending story about an unusual trio of formerly-abused animal friends.
This is our Open Thread. Enjoy Nature’s wonders at The Zoo!