Is it possible that the Megalodon still lurks on the ocean floor?

Is it possible that the Megalodon still lurks on the ocean floor?

It’s got to be out there. It doesn’t matter that Otodus megalodon has by all scientific accounts been extinct for more than 3 million years. The ongoing earthly presence of the enormous shark persists in our collective imagination thanks to rumors, legends, and summer B flicks. Meg mythology often posits that the 50-foot predator has been hiding …

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The 6 Goliath Beetle Species and their facts

The 6 Goliath Beetle Species and their facts

1. Goliathus cacicus Latin name: Goliathus cacicus Where they are found: Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast Size: 50 – 100 millimeters (males), 40 – 70 millimeters (females) Unique feature: Orange thorax, pure white back Diet: Fruit, tree sap What’s unique about the Goliathus cacicus Goliath beetle? You’ll be able to spot a Goliathus cacicus faster than any other Goliath beetle. Not …

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The sustainable evolution of butterfly breeding

The sustainable evolution of butterfly breeding

Butterflies are among the most colorful and charismatic of insects, and their extraordinary diversity has been the focus of studies by amateur naturalists and professional entomologists for over two centuries. Butterflies have long been model organisms for basic biological research in the fields of behavior, population genetics, and systematics. More recently, studies of butterfly life …

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The blue beauty Aquamarine - Natural History Curiosities

The blue beauty, Aquamarine

What is Aquamarine? The name “aquamarine” is derived from two Latin words: aqua, meaning “water,” and marina, meaning “of the sea.” Aquamarine minerals and gemstones are a variety of beryl. Its color is blue to greenish blue or pale blue. It comes in shapes of rough pieces to beautiful hexagon crystal both. The Crystals can …

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