Sunday, April 21, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Dinosaur Cove

Australia has mines of gold, opal, diamonds and other valuables. But not that many know that Australia has also a true mine of dinosaurs...

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...

Point Buchon poppy meadows

Adelbert von Chamisso in 1817 noticed the beautiful California poppy and gave its scientific description and name - Eschscholzia californica Cham. Expedition did not...

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....

Diamond Rock (Le Rocher du Diamant)

The Diamond Rock is small - but with its own history. This rock stack is interesting geologically and visually, it has been used as...

Callao Cave

The gorgeous Callao Cave is one of the main tourist attractions in Luzon: it has been visited by countless tourists over many decades. But...

Dendrosenecio woodlands on Mt. Kilimanjaro

The amazing Dendrosenecio woodlands near the top of Kilimanjaro mountain belong to the most unusual woodlands in the world. The breathtaking landscape here is...

Del Norte Titan

Coast redwood is the tallest tree in the world, but also the girth of its trunk is very large. Del Norte Titan has the...

Sistema Zacaton

The area of the extensive El Rancho Azufrosa contains numerous very unusual natural landmarks - some of the deepest sinkholes of the world filled...

Crowhurst Yew

One of the most impressive trees in England is Crowhurst Yew. This giant yew tree is "adorned" with somewhat mysterious entrance door into the...