Friday, February 25, 2011
Hallucigenia fossil was first discovered in British Columbia, Canada, and recently in China. Hallucigenia name comes from Simon Conway Morris, the first to learn more specimens that have been discovered by Charles Walcott. The name comes from the picture is a very strange creature. Hallucigenia has seven tentacles on each side of his body, and three pairs of tentacles on the back.
Dimorphodon is a medium-sized pterosaur from the early Jurassic period. Fossils were found in Lyme Regis, Dorset England, in 1828. Pterosaur name derived from Greek words meaning "two forms of teeth. " Richard Owen was the one who gave the name for the creature. Dimorphodon has two types of teeth in the jaw, which is rare in reptiles. If dimophodon stood about 3.3 meters tall, with a small neck but big head, and has a wingspan of 4.6 meters wide.
Opabinia is one of the rarest fossils ever found inin world today . There are less than twenty specimens of this creature, and archaeologists hope to find more in the future. Fossil opabinia known mostly found in the Burgess Shale in British Columbia. Opabinia not what you imagine when you think about the prehistoric era. Species known to live on the ocean floor has a soft body with a length of about 7 cm. They have a head with five eyes and lower lip that juts into. This creature also has a segmented body that ended in fan-shaped tail.
Archaeopteryx, which is often referred to as the first bird, is the most primitive birds ever known to exist. This creature lived in the late Jurassic period in the southern German region at this time, when the Europeans simply a collection of islands. This prehistoric animals about 1.6 meters in length. Archaeopteryx is petite, full of feathers, and it seems harmless, but he really has a broad wings and razor-sharp teeth. He also has claws on his feet. Claw foot that can creep shrink is also called as 'claw assassin'.
Miracle Mike the headless chicken was born in April 1945 in the United States, managed to survive 18 months. Chicken story is very interesting, Lloyd Olsen, a farmer who was in Colrado decided to cook chicken named "Mike" for dinner, he tried to kill Mike with but canceled after the ax he cut chicken artery, leaving one ear and most of brain stem intact, Mr. Olsen decided to continue to care permanently Mike, feeding him milk and water mixture through a pipette, but also eat small seed corn; Mike Olsen also used fame to get his hand through a screen a few dollars on public performance.
A rare albino white alligator seen during a photocall at the 'Serengeti' Safari park in the north German village Hodenhagen. Albino Alligator is old (Alligator mississppiensis), named 'White Diamond', was born in Louisiana in the U.S. and raised in St. Augustin-Alligator Farm in Florida
Duri di punggungnya dan disampingnya terbuat dari sisik yang telah mengalami modifikasi, sedangkan tanduk di kepalanya adalah benar-benar tanduk (yaitu mereka memiliki inti kurus).
Ada 14 spesies kadal bertanduk di Amerika Utara, 8 di antaranya adalah spesies asli Amerika
Serikat. Spesies kadal yang memiliki tubuh terbesar dan paling banyak di distribusikan di AS adalah kadal bertanduk dari Texas
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Cyclops Kitten is a strange cat, who was born in Redmond Oregon, on Wednesday, December 28, 2005, is really that strange kitten with only one eye. Allegedly he was suffering from disorders where theprosencephalon cephalic (forebrain of embryos) does not develop into two parts, this cat survived only one day.
Femonena atmosphere known as circumhorizon arc or Fire Rainbow (rainbow fire), will appear when the sun is high (more than 58 degrees above the horizon). Sunlight shone through the straight and cirrus clouds, resulting in a kind of crystal slabs and formed hexagon prism effect. So it looks like a flame-shaped rainbow.
Catatumbo a mysterious lightning is a natural phenomenon unique in the world. Located at the mouth of the river at Lake Maracaibo Catatumbo. This phenomenon is a cloud lightning that forms a "line" along the 5 kilometer lightning, every 140-160 nights a year, for 10 hours each night, and more than 280 times in 1 hour. It almost could be called 'permanent storm'. Lightning has the intensity of 400,000 amperes, and visible up to 400 km away. According to research, lightning is due to the collision the wind that comes from the Andes Mountains. Lightning was also used as navigation by sailors.