A tourist guide has captured a rare photograph of a meteor streaking across the sky over Loch Ness in Scotland. John Alasdair Macdonald, who runs the tour guide company The Hebridean Explorer, captured the image on a compact camera near Dochfour at
What looks like a large inflatable tube is actually a pyrosome. And while it appears to be one behemoth creature, it is actually many hundreds or thousands of animals called zooids embedded in a gelatinous tube.
Picture of a Chinese mammal, IIi pika e Ili pika (Ochotona iliensis), a type of tiny, mountain-dwelling mammal with a teddy bear face, had eluded scientists in the Tianshan Mountains (map) of northwestern China.