Flashlight Fish and its incredibly bright flashlight.
There’s luminescent bacteria in there! It’s a good thing most bacteria don’t light up like this, we’d all be horrified at just how much of them there really is. There would be no such thing as darkness.
How he got them to sit still, we don’t know. But somehow award-winning UK-based photographer Tim Flach managed it, and this was the result. The 54-year-old has created a collection of incredible photographic portraits of animals so intimate they reveal the complex emotions of their subjects. And the emotions on show look strikingly familiar to our own. (Full Article)
A lovely, little Larvacea!
It’s a tunicate that swims through oceans all over the world with their wriggly tail.
They build a structure around themselves known as a house. It’s a mucus thing with all sorts of corridors and nets for filtering out plankton. Then a conveyor belt of mucus brings food right into their mouth.
Once the house gets all clogged up, they abandon it and make a new one. They need to build several houses each day!
It also looks like a jelly baby flying through the air with a huge helmet and a long cape. Because even superheroes are safety-concious.
A human hand, cut in half.