Everything about this tiny African amphibian – from his globe-shaped body to his rodent-like squeak – suggests he's actually a lovable alien who's lost his way.
The abandoned mining town featured in Richard Stanley's “Dust Devil” is also the subject of a surreal series of photographs depicting nature taking back what's hers.
Its existence has yet to be proven by scientists, but sightings of this monstrous arachnid behemoth continue to this day.
Either an elusive, ancient predator or a very persistent legend, this bizarre chimera-like monster is said to inhabit the Congolese jungles.
Researchers in Sudan were baffled by the recent discovery of an incredibly rare new breed of bat that looks a lot like a tiny flying panda.
Piranhas seem cute and cuddly compared to this huge and vicious predator, which has a literally devilish reputation. Take a closer look at this razor-toothed devil if you dare!
There are some childhood rituals you should never outgrow... like checking under the bed before turning out the lights.
Its scientific name is Triaenops persicus, but you can call him the Chewbacca bat. Scientists in Mozambique found Chewy nestled deep into the heart of the Gorongosa National Park, a wildlife preserve that conservationists are fighting to bring back from the brink of destruction after decades of civil war destroyed the forest and decimated its wildlife.