Hikers exploring the canyon in Lake Powell, straddling Arizona and Utah, had an extraordinary encounter when they spotted an owl swimming—a highly unusual behavior for these birds. Owls, renowned for their aerial prowess, are not adapted for aquatic environments. The hikers were astonished to witness the bird swimming, knowing that owls generally avoid water due to their … [Read more...] about Hikers Spot Owl Swimming Through a Canyon – An Extremely Rare Sight
In the realm of scientific discoveries, the revival of a species long thought to be lost is a cause for celebration. The De Winton's golden mole, a creature that vanished from sight in 1936, has recently emerged from the sands of South Africa, marking the 11th success on Re:wild's "most wanted lost species list" since the initiation of the Search For Lost Species in … [Read more...] about Golden Mole “Lost” Since 1936 Found Swimming Through Sand Dunes In South Africa
It's a common belief that if sharks stop swimming, they meet an untimely demise. But is this notion grounded in scientific truth? Let's delve into the depths of shark physiology to separate fact from fiction. Contrary to popular belief, there are shark species that defy this stereotype. Take, for instance, the nurse shark and the tiger shark. These, along with a select few … [Read more...] about Unraveling the Myth: Do Sharks Really Die if They Stop Swimming?
The 2020 Drone Photography Awards received an impressive collection of aerial shots, including a chance photograph of a heart-shaped school of salmon. The photograph, taken by Australian photographer Jim Picôt, is noteworthy because a shark swims near the center, chasing one of the fish. Heron roosts nestled in the treetops and a group of swimmers floating between crashing … [Read more...] about A Shark Swimming In A Heart-Shaped School Of Salmon Wins The 2020 Drone Photography Contest
For his amazing photograph of a polar bear submerged in water, Seattle-based photographer Paul Souders recently took home the prize in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition's "Animals in Their Environment" category. We were happy to learn that the wildlife photographer had many more breathtaking images of the large, gorgeous animals swimming in their … [Read more...] about Polar Bears Swimming In Incredibly Private Portraits