World’s Tiniest Chameleons Found in Madagascar
“Scientists have recently discovered four new chameleon species, which rank among the world’s tiniest reptiles, called Brookesia micra - on a small islet just off the main island of Madagascar. At 29mm long, it fits comfortably on the head of a matchstick.”
Frozen Bubbles (by Emmanuel Coupe)
This image was taken in winter time in a arid area of the Canadian Rockies. Temperatures where below -30 degrees Celsius yet because there was no snow fall the surface of the lake was uncovered allowing me to see and capture the bubbles (gas release from lake bed) that were trapped in the frozen waters.
Lightning strikes over the Puyehue volcano, over 500 miles south of Santiago, Chile, Monday June 6. Authorities have evacuated about 3,500 people in the nearby area. The volcano was calm on Monday, two days after raining down ash and forcing thousands to flee, although the cloud of soot it had belched out still darkened skies as far away as Argentina. (Claudio Santana/AFP/Getty Images)
Damn nature, y u so scary?
This photo was captured in Athens, at the parking lot of the Olympic Stadium, during a raging summer thunderstorm. It took 30 minutes and 42 shots to capture the 51 lightnings in this composite shot, using a Canon EOS 550D.
Remember that gigantic volcano with the impossible to pronounce name that made a lot of people miserable in airports for a long time? Rather than trying to spell Eyjafjallajokull, let’s just appreciate how stunning it looked instead.
What a wave looks like from underneath
Check out this image from the Liquid Vision Project, which shows a wave from a whole new angle, one that people aren’t used to seeing from. This is just one of the blindingly gorgeous pictures in National Geographic’s photo contest. #
The Cascade Room, some 80 feet (24 meters) beneath the surface, leads divers deeper into Dan’s Cave on Abaco Island. Nearly seven miles (11 kilometers) of the cave have been explored since the mid-1990s.