Sunday, July 21, 2019

Hoàn Kiếm Lake and turtles

Lake in the historical centre of Hanoi. In the lake lives (or lived as it is critically endangered or extinct) unique soft-shell turtles which...

Látrabjarg

Largest bird cliff in Europe, 14 km long and up to 441 m high. Hosts millions of birds including 230,000 razorbills (Alca torda) -...

Midges of Mývatn

In some years in summer there is observed a massive increase in the population of midge Tanytarsus gracilentus. These algae consuming insects are rising...

Tarpon Hole (King’s Spring)

One of the best places to observe manatees is around the King's Spring (Tarpon Hole). This is a very powerful, subaquatic spring which can...

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. But some are known also on Earth...

Cabo Blanco seal colony

The only true colony of monk seals in the world is Cabo Blanco seal colony living in the westernmost point of African continent. Here...

Aripo Main Cave, Trinidad

The largest and longest accessible cave system in Trinidad island is Aripo Main Cave. Geology Just like many other caves in this part of Trinidad, Aripo...

Vailulu’u Eel City and Moat of Death

There is an unique place east from the easternmost Samoa island. Deep under the sea a summit of new volcano is quickly rising towards...

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...

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...