Saturday, June 6, 2020

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Lake Tele

If there exists middle of nowhere, Lake Tele is there. At least for humans, because the environment here is extremely hostile to them. Many other...

Animal colonies

Outstanding animal colonies around the world The list below includes some of the most amazing animal colonies and gatherings in the world: Europe Látrabjarg - Iceland. Largest...

Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve, California

In the western part of Antelope Valley there is an amazing monument of nature – vast area covered with California poppies. In spring (late...

Botany Bay Road Tree Tunnel

A beautiful road through a "tunnel" of moss-covered trees, mainly oak trees. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.5433 N 80.2531 W Categories: Ecosystems Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, South...

Riversleigh

Outstanding fossil site. Fossilized remains of very unusual animals have been discovered here such as marsupial lions Wakaleo, 3 meters high birds Dromornis, giant...

Lake Alchichica

Unique maar lake with high level of endemism, especially noted due to rare stromatolites met only in few locations around the world. Endemic salamander...

Warm Mineral Springs

An enormous spring of warm mineral water with healing properties. This is one of the candidates for the legendary "Fountain of Youth" in Florida....

Elizabeth Springs

Remote springs in arid region, where over the last 1.8 million years has developed a unique ecosystem with endemic species, such as a fish...

Naracoorte Caves

Group of 28 caves which contain remnants of 99 species of mammals plus remnants of other kinds of animals. Exceptionally well preserved remains of...

Menara – the world’s tallest tropical tree, Danum Valley

One of the world's oldest tropical forests - Danum Valley forest in early 2019 provided a long-sought discovery: the world's tallest tropical tree, the...