Posts from the ‘pictures of animals’ Category
Pictures shot under the sea between Armenistis Beach and TIgania beach, Chalkidiki, Greece. Click each picture to zoom in.
When feeling in danger, octopuses spread out their arms, pump water through their siphon and exhibit phosphorescent pigments. Octopuses are animals with bilateral symmetry, despite these postures make them looking like radial. “My” octopus did not ink, maybe it was not so frightened after all.
Sedentary marine tube worms quickly retract their colorful bristles (visible) in their calcareous tube (not visible). Despite their exposed, radial head, they are bilateral annelids
Sea anemones are true radial animals. This anemone belongs to the Actinaria subclass
Sea urchins (Echnoidea) are true radial symmetry animals
A runaway octopus with its usual pigmentation
This sea anemone belongs to the Spirularia subclass
Sea stars (Asteroidea) are true radial animals. This specimen is crawling through a bed of peacock tail’s algae.
Pictures shot with Olympus THought1 and Huawei P30 Pro. Click each picture to zoom in.
The giant Anax imperator
The tall Giraffa reticulata
A scary Struthio camelus
The largest living equid: Equus grevyi
The rare Ciconia nigra
The always up standing Suricata suricatta
Pictures shot in the new Savanna area in Zoo Zurich, Switzerland. Click each picture to zoom in
The entry gate to the new Lewa- Savanna region at Zoo Zürich
Giraffes and impalas
A top deck safari bus at the east end
(fake) gigantic baobab trees
Stripes and squares. Pictures shot in the new Savanna area in Zoo Zurich, Switzerland. Click each picture to zoom in
Hidden in the grass, the toad awaits..
“3+1 courses, will they be my meal today?”
“Or will I swallow the whole feast?”
“Too long you waited for, Mr Toad” said the frog
I am going to push my tongue out!”
Pictures shot in Feuchtbiotop Langensegen. Click erach picture to zoom in.
Black and White fight
Against every (chess) odd, black won and white lost. White has statistically 54.5% more winning chance than black.
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