Paying homage to the wonderful, unusual and diverse world of animals. I make no claim to content ownership. Sources are credited (with links) whenever possible — on both unique posts & re-blogs. Any post will be removed upon request (please provide URL link to the post/page). Enjoy!
For those who enjoyed the oarfish post, here’s what a fish that can grow to 56 feet (17 meters) in length looks like when it’s a juvenile. Actually, that structure growing out of the ventral surface makes me think this might be a larval form. (Photo by artour_a, taken in French Polynesia.)