Friday, March 22, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Caño Cristales (Cano Cristales)

On the ancient Serrania de la Macarena tableland in Colombia is found one of the most spectacular rivers in the world - Cano Cristales....

General Grant Tree

Those who have seen this tree say that no images, numbers or descriptions can create the real life impression. General Grant Tree by all...

Paramo El Angel – eerie land of frailejones

In the highlands of tropics in several locations of the world have formed unique montane moors with eerie, tall plants. Páramo El Ángel in...

Kaani tree in Maroshi

This kaani (kanni, kauni or sea trumpet tree) tree might be the largest and oldest representative of its species in Maldives. p>Local master of sails...

Baji Cypress (King Cypress)

The Baji Cypress (King Cypress) has a trunk circumference of some 18.2 m and is approximately 50 m tall. According to legends this tree...

Xiaozhai tiankeng

The largest sinkhole of the world is Xiaozhai tiankeng - incredible, up to 662 m deep pit with nearly vertical walls. This is one...

Ecosystem of Henderson Island

There remains only one atoll in the world which is covered with pristine forest and whose ecology is almost not influenced by humans -...

Goto Meer (Goto Lake)

One of the best places to see the flamingos in Southern Caribbean is Goto Meer in Bonaire. Former sea bay This lake (155 ha) is former...

Forest on Robinson Crusoe Island

Juan Fernández islands over the last few million years have served as exciting laboratories of evolution - more than one hundred of endemic plant...

Lonar crater

Lonar crater is unique impact structure - the only large impact crater in basalt on Earth with unusual soda lake in it. Description Lonar crater has...