Parasitic flowers of the genus Rafflesia are monstrous in size and diabolical in smell.
Posts by Alex Reshanov
In fact and in fiction, owls have always turned heads.
Boldly going where few cats have gone before: into the water.
Evolutionary biology can explain skunks’ striking appearance, but only chemistry can get rid of the smell.
Physiologically and evolutionarily, the hoatzin is a fascinating bird. Just hold your nose when you’re near it.
The brain mushroom is that rare species with the distinction of being both edible and poisonous.
It’s the insect star of The Silence of the Lambs.
You call them starfish? They’re brilliant by any name.
Don’t call the Portuguese Man o’ War a jellyfish. And don’t get near its stinging tentacles, even if it’s dead.
Stores are full of probiotic products, but are we any closer to understanding if and how they work?