Nunavik: The story of a beluga

This month (12/15) Shedd Aquarium’s baby Beluga calf, Nunavik, turns one year old! A healthy, happy and playful little of 450 lbs., it’s hard to believe that Nunavik almost did not survive his first day. Complications with the birth were overcome by Shedd’s outstanding veterinary staff. Today Nunavik loves nothing more than mimicing the antics […]

4 holes terrifying in the world

Kimberley Big Hole – South Africa. Apparently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this 1097 meter deep mine yielded over 3 tons of diamonds Before being closed 2. Glory Hole – Monticello Dam, California A glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and water needs to be drained from […]

Kamchatka, a volcanic peninsula on the edge of the world

Kamchatka is a peninsula located in Siberia, eastern Russia and into the Pacific Ocean. It has an area of 472,300 km ² and a population of 402,500 inhabitants, most Russians the indigenous people of the Koryak . His part volcanic, with 160 volcanoes, of which 29 are active, was declared a World Heritage Site by […]

Impressive waterspouts in Australia

Waterspouts are simply tornadoes over water. But though they have a similar structure to some tornadoes, they form much differently. Waterspouts are common in tropical areas where thundershowers occur frequenty, such as around the Australia. But waterspouts also can spin up beneath puffy cumulus clouds without lightning or thunder.

5 best pictures of the chameleon

Chameleons are primarily found in Africa and Madagascar, and other tropical regions, although some types are also found in parts of southern Europe, the Middle East, southern India, Sri Lanka and several islands in the western Indian Ocean. There are introduced, feral populations of veiled and Jackson’s chameleons in Hawaii and isolated pockets of feral […]