Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has remained a youthful 29 years of age for nearly eight decades, never allowing herself to get close to anyone lest they discover her secret. However, when a weekend with Ellis’ (her new love) parents threatens to expose the truth, Adaline makes a decision that changes her life forever.
The great white is a powerful animal: a fast swimmer and an agile aquatic acrobat able to leap high out of the water to surprise its prey. The great white shark also has multiple rows of sharp serrated teeth, each being replaced as soon as one is lost and typically begin their attacks with a […]
Lions live in social groups called prides where young lions learn their place in the pride which teaches them the skills needed for the hunt. Lions’ hunting success rate is only about one in five since their prey species are massive creatures with plenty of fighting power of their own.
The grizzly bear is the most feared animal in North America stands 7 feet tall and weigh more than 800 pounds. Its strong limbs and huge paws can kill a man in a single swipe. The best response when coming face to face with these animals is to stand tall and resist the urge to […]
Killer Whales are fond of knocking seals and penguins from ice floes in order to seize them as they fall into the water or to intentionally beach themselves in order to reach seals onshore. Killer whales tend to live in pods made up of dozens of individuals working cooperatively to snag prey and have even […]
The crocodile is an extremely violent predator with long, powerful jaws and teeth that preys on a variety of animals. The Nile crocodile, can bring down very large prey such as zebras and buffalo and will wait at the water’s edge for an animal to come to drink and then drag the hapless creature underwater […]
The Komodo dragon weighs up to 300 pounds and a length of more than 10 feet, have a toxic bite and any victim that survives a Komodo dragon attack is likely to succumb to their wounds. Komodos are fast runners and good swimmers and have an ability to consume meat, up to half their own […]
A typical wolf attack begins with members of the pack working together to encourage their victim to run. The alpha male leads the chase, with his alpha female close behind and once their victim stumbles and falls to the ground, the pack surrounds the animal and goes in for the kill.
The piranha is found throughout the fresh waters of South America and feed at dawn and dusk, lurking in the water and waiting for a small animal to pass by. They attack and devour their prey with ferocity and can take down large prey, including horses, capybaras or even humans.
The most fearsome animal in all Africa may is the black mamba, shy by nature with become aggressive when confronted. When attacked by a Black Mamba, they strike their victims repeatedly, releasing a lethal mix of neurotoxin and cardiotoxin.
Tarantula spiders are among the most feared animals on the planet, lie in wait and then pounce without warning, crush them with their large fangs and shower their victim’s body with digestive juices and then lap up the resulting fluid.
The Mamanuca Islands of Fiji are a volcanic archipelago lying to the west of Nadi and to the south of the Yasawa Islands consists of about 20 islands, seven of these are covered by the Pacific Ocean at high tide. One of the islands, Monuriki, was the main location for the 2000 film Cast Away
Waitomo is world famous for the Waitomo Glowworm Caves and more importantly the New Zealand glowworm (A glowworm is the larvae stage in the lifecycle of a two-winged insect) and it grows as long as a matchstick and looks a bit like a maggot which catch flying insects like spiders do.
The Bearded Dragon lives in the arid woodlands and deserts of central Australia and spends much of its waking hours in bushes and trees, and is also found basking on rocks. When it is extremely hot, the bearded dragon will burrow underground and forages for food such as insects, small lizards and mammals, fruit, flowers, […]
Elephants, the largest land mammals, still face being killed for their tusks, this elephant is enjoying the cascading water from a waterfall.
Zion National Park is located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A 229-square-mile park, Zion features Zion Canyon, which is 15 miles long and up to half a mile deep, cut through the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone by the North Fork of the Virgin River.
Saint Lucia is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea and is located north/northeast of the island of Saint Vincent, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique. Rodney Bay in the north offers modern comforts amid a beautiful bay and in the south, Soufrière is at the heart of a gorgeous region of […]
The Venezuelan Poodle Moth is a possible new species of moth discovered in 2009 by Dr. Arthur Anker in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela. He first spotted the tiny insect with a 1-inch wingspan while walking through Canaimá National Park in Venezuela and a few experts believe the poodle moth is related to the […]
Yellowstone National Park is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho and was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872.
The Thorny Dragon is a small species of lizard native to Australia with the average adult growing to around 20cm in length and weighing about the same as the average mouse. The thorny dragon is best known for having an extremely spiky looking appearance that blends well into the vast Australian desert due to the […]
The stunning cliffs of Etretat are world-famous for their naturally-formed archways also historic chateaus and chapels pepper the landscape, and a range of annual festivals infuse this provincial seaside town with revelry.
The shoebill is a solitary species, rarely found in groups, breeding pairs may be seen foraging on opposite ends of territory, but rarely together. They can be found roosting in trees, but are more commonly found on the ground near water and they forage in shallow, aquatic environments, commonly surrounded by papyrus and grasses.
The Cinque Terre — as this stretch of five towns along the Italian Riviera is called — is located in northern Italy between Pisa and Genoa, and it’s the alternative to the French Riviera. There’s not a museum in sight, just sun, sea, sand, wine, swimming, hiking, and small towns in Italy.
With a chubby, purple body and pointed, piglike snout, the purple frog is unlike any other frog on Earth and the animal spends most of the year underground, using its short, stout limbs like spades to dig as far as 12 feet (3.7 meters) below ground until the frogs emerge for a brief period during […]
Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars, most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human presence. The site’s outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest.
Red Seabeach (Chinese: 红海滩), located in Dawa County (大洼县), Panjin (盘锦市), China, is famous for its landscape featuring the red plant of Chenopodiaceae, Suaeda salsa (碱蓬草) and is based in the biggest wetland and reed marsh in the world.
The Peacock Mantis Shrimp is a brightly colored crustacean that lives on Indo-Pacific coral coral reefs and associated sand flats, are powerful hunters, feeding on hard-shelled invertebrates of all kinds and even some fishes and are well known for the extremely fast punching motion that they do with their front appendages to kill and break […]
Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in southwestern Turkey and the city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water.
The “unicorn of the ocean,” the narwhal is one of the rarest whales in the world and very distinct in appearance due to the large horn-like tusk on their faces, a tooth that grows from the upper jaw of male narwhals. Narwhals are mostly found in the Atlantic and Russian waters of the Arctic. They […]
Aogashima (“blue island”) is a tropical, volcanic island in the Phillipine Sea, 200 miles away from Tokyo. There are two ways on and off the island: by helicopter or by boat. Because Aogashima is so remote and isolated, it can sometimes be hard to get a boat to or from the island safely.
The bush viper is venomous snake native to Africa that live in Congo, Uganda and Kenya and prefer rainforests that offer plenty of flowering bushes. These snakes are rarely seen in the wild because they inhabit regions that are distant from the human settlements and exact number in the wild is unknown.
Lake Hillier is a pink-coloured lake on Middle Island and is about 600 meters long, and is surrounded by a rim of sand and dense woodland of paperbark and eucalyptus trees. A narrow strip of sand dunes covered by vegetation separates it from the blue Southern Ocean. Scientists speculate that the colour comes from a […]
The hummingbird hawk-moth is a species of Sphingidae and its hovering behaviour, accompanied by an audible humming noise, make it look remarkably like a hummingbird while feeding on flowers.
Glass Beach in MacKerricher State Park near Fort Bragg, California is a beach that is abundant in sea glass created from years of dumping garbage into an area of coastline near the northern part of the town.
Petra (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα) is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma’an that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system which was established possibly as early as 312 BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans, it is a symbol of Jordan, as well […]
Sea Pig, a type of Sea Cucumber lives on or just underneath the surface of the very bottom of the ocean, on the abyssal plain and look and act like slugs do up here on land. They feed on the mud of the sea floor, benefiting from the organic materials that settle to the ocean […]
Neuschwanstein Castle is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany.
Fingal’s Cave is a sea cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa, in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, and is part of a National Nature Reserve owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
Glaucus atlanticus (commonly known as the blue dragon) is a species of small-sized blue sea slug that feed on other pelagic creatures including the venomous cnidarian, the Portuguese Man o’ War and if a human picks up the sea slug may receive a very painful sting. The blue-violet pigments of the blue dragon helps it […]
The Panda Ant are members of the Mutilliade family of more than 3,000 species of wasps (despite the names) whose wingless females resemble large, hairy ants and the black and white specimens are known as panda ants due to their hair coloration resembling that of the Chinese giant panda.
The Palau island chain consists of about 200 islands located in the western Pacific Ocean, 528 mi southeast of the Philippines with only eight of the islands permanently inhabited. The Islands vary geologically from the high, mountainous, largest island, Babelthuap, to low coral islands, usually fringed by large barrier reefs.
The Lowland Streaked Tenrec is found in tropical lowland rain forest, in the northern and eastern parts of Madagascar and is a small animal, with a long snout and limbs, and a vestigial tail.
Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort in India and the grandest in the state of Rajasthan and also a World Heritage Site.
The Blind Snake is a Caecilian is a fossorial specie, aquatic river-dwelling form found in South America and feesd principally upon insects and worms and growing up to 4 ft long and superficially similar in outward appearance to snakes.
The spotted-tailed quoll is mainland Australia’s largest marsupial carnivore and was one of the first Australian animals to be encountered by Europeans at Port Jackson in 1788.
Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Africa. Closely linked by DNA, gorillas are one of the four species of great apes that are the closest living relatives of humans. Gorillas are peaceful, family-oriented, plant-eating animals that live in complex social groups.
Photo of Great White Shark jumping out of the Water to attack a bird in flight.
The blobfish is a deep sea fish and inhabits the deep waters off the coasts of mainland Australia and Tasmania, as well as the waters of New Zealand. Blobfish are typically shorter than 30 cm and considered the ugliest animal.
The white rhinoceros or square-lipped rhinoceros is the largest species of rhinoceros that exists and has a wide mouth used for grazing and is the most social of all rhino species
Beautiful Photo of Green Spring Scene of Waterfall in Forest.
The okapi (pronounced oh-COP-ee) is the only living relative of the giraffe, has very large, upright ears, which catch even slight sounds, helping the animal avoid trouble. The okapi also has a long, dark, prehensile tongue to help it strip the buds and young leaves from the understory brush of its rain forest home.
Meerkats are gregarious animals that are often seen in groups, and several families may live together in a large community. Squirrel-sized meerkats are mongooses famed for their upright posture and often stand on their rear legs and gaze alertly over the southern African plains where they live.
Lemurs are primates found only on the African island of Madagascar and some tiny neighboring islands. Lemurs use their hands and feet to move nimbly through the trees and they forage for fruit, which makes up the greater part of their diet, but also eat leaves, flowers, tree bark, and sap.
The llama is a South American relative of the camel and are domestic animals used by the peoples of the Andes Mountains as pack animals for centuries, saddled with loads of 50 to 75 pounds.
Flamingos with their pink and crimson plumage (from rich sources of Carotenoid pigments in the algae and small cruestaceans the brids eat), long legs and necks, and strongly hooked bills are easily identifiable with a cave painting of a flamingo, found in the south of Spain that dates back to 5,000 B.C.
Emperor Penguins ar 45 In tall and breeds during the Antarctic winter from March to December. The male is solely responsible for the two-month incubation of the egg during the heart of winter in almost continuous darkness.
The heaviest members of the weasel family, sea otters are also the second smallest marine mammals, they do not have a layer of blubber to help them keep warm. however have the densest fur in the animal kingdom, ranging from 250,000 to a million hairs per square inch, which insulates them.
Cheetahs are the fastest land animal in the world, for the cheetah’s slender, long-legged body is built for speed. Cheetahs are tan in color with black spots all over their bodies.
The Cassowaries, with three extinct species, are native to the tropical forests of New Guinea, nearby islands, and northeastern Australia.
The California sea lion is a coastal eared seal native to western North America, is one of five species of sea lion, its natural habitat ranges from southeast Alaska to central Mexico, including the Gulf of California.