Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Aldabra – realm of giant tortoises

One of the most outstanding islands in the world is the small Aldabra. The rich and highly unusual ecosystem on this island is governed...

Dalhousie Springs

A group of up to 60 powerful thermal springs at the fringe of desert. Temperature of water reaches 38 - 43 degrees C. Total...

Uet era Ongael

Although Jellyfish Lake is the most famous lake with jellyfish in Palau, it is not the only one. In more than 20 marine lakes...

Lake Clifton thrombolites

Colony of thrombolites in shallow areas of the lake. These colonies of microbial mats resemble round, white stones. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.7451 S 115.6539 E Categories: Ecosystems, Lakes...

Goby Lake

Although Jellyfish Lake is the most famous lake with jellyfish in Palau, it is not the only one. In more than 20 marine lakes...

Christmas Island crab forest

Happily Christmas Island has not been heavily transformed by people and now represents a true wonder of nature. "Specialty" of this island is the...

Deserta Grande ecosystem

The small Desertas Islands have numerous unique species. On Deserta Grande lives the largest European tarantula - 4.5 cm long body as well as...

Lukunsky Grove

The northernmost forested area in the world is Lukunsky grove although often Internet sources announce that Ary-Mas is the northernmost forest of the world....

Abanda Caves – caves of unique bat-eating crocodiles

Group of caves in the rainforest of eastern Gabon - Abanda Caves - has a very special secret. Here, in eternal darkness lives a...

Barrow Island Caves

Group of partly inundated caves with unique cave fauna. Known 63 species of stygofauna and 19 species of troglofauna. Here live endemic species of...