If visuals were the only consideration then the penis snake could win the most appropriate name ever. However, it’s not a snake, but a species of caecilian, or limbless amphibian.
Why is there a worm in Tequila? Or is there? Who would even consider a drink with a worm in it and how and why did it get there? Find out all the answers
Ever wondered why chainsaws were invented? Contrary to what one might expect, these now-indispensable modern tools possess a startlingly unconventional origin. Dive deeper into their fascinating history, tracing their roots back to the medical field – specifically aiding childbirth and combatting maternal mortality rates.
The Hammerhead Worm, or bipalium kewense, is invading global habitats, feasting on earthworms in our gardens. Discover the eerie realities of this creature and strategies to mitigate its detrimental ecological impact.
The black swallower fish can swallow prey twice its length and ten times its size. However, gluttony is a dangerous option. Too greedy and the gasses released can cause it to overinflate, bursting its gut.
In 1883, the Krakatoa volcano in Indonesia erupted with unparalleled ferocity, splitting the island in half. This colossal event, heard thousands of miles away, birthed the deafening record: the loudest sound in documented history.
Meet Wally: the Unconventional Healer. This registered, five-foot-long emotional support alligator stands by Joie Henney, battling depression in York County, Pennsylvania. In the embrace of his scaly friend, a unique bond blooms, defying conventions and bringing solace.
Distinguishing itself from aquaphobia, thalassophobia encompasses a specific dread. Its sufferers fear the abyssal depths of vast, enigmatic waters, shrouded in darkness, where the mysteries that lie beneath remain unknown, invoking an unsettling sense of apprehension.