Some Unusual Pictures

The beautiful strange-eyed kitten, taken in Lovech, Bulgaria in the summer of 2009 by Bobby Pfeiffer.

A 7 months old puppy named Geo pushed a 10 year old boy out of the way of oncoming Truck and took the impact himself.

There are glass igloos for rent in Finland where you can sleep under the Northern Lights!

This is Glaucus atlanticus, a sea slug found in tropical and temperate waters throughout the world. This photograph makes the rounds on Facebook every few months simply because it’s so strangely beautiful.

Einstein – The World’s Smallest Horse.

Zakynthos Island, Greece. The water is so clear, it looks like the boat is floating in the air.

This horse breed, Akhal-Teke from Turkmenistan was announced the most beautiful horse in the world.

This is what an Ocean Sand looks like when it is magnified 250 times.

Unbelievable Camouflage by Satanic leaf-tailed gecko. The satanic leaf-tailed gecko from Madagascar is a master of disguise, but that’s not the only way it avoids an attack from predators. It flattens its body against the leaves to reduce its shadow, and opens its jaws wide to show an intimidating, bright red mouth. Like many other lizards, it can also shed its own tail to distract a predator.

The Inside of an Oyster, growing Pearls.

California Red-Sided Garter Snake.

This is how Giraffes drink water.

During the mating season, the female sits on a nesting ring while the males searches the entire beach for the pebbles looking for the smoothest one to present to their chosen female. Once a pebble has been selected, the male penguins presents the pebble as a token of love to the chosen female and if she takes the pebble and places it on her nest then she has accepted that penguin as her mate.

This is what happens to human skin when it’s struck by lightning! It’s called a Lichtenberg figure – the branching pattern made by electricity as seen on the arm of Winston Kemp who was struck by lightning.

The incredible story of one woman’s loyalty to her horse – she spent three hours holding its head above the tide after it got stuck in the mud on a beach in Australia. A horse gets stuck up to his neck in mud on a beach as the tide rises. His owner, Nicole Graham, who was enjoying an afternoon ride, stayed with him as rescuers struggled for three hours to pull him out. With moments to spare, the 500kg horse, named Astro, was freed with the help of a tractor and harness at Avalon Beach in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

It’s an amazing natural sight at Abraham lake with the Frozen bubbles under the ice.

Zanjeer, The Golden Labrador Who Saved Thousands Of Lives. In March 1993, a series of 12 bombs went off across Mumbai, India . The serial blasts left 257 dead and 713 injured. But in the aftermath, an unlikely hero emerged. According to Reuters, a golden Labrador named Zanjeer worked with the bomb squad and saved thousands of lives by detecting "more than 3,329 kgs of the explosive RDX, 600 detonators, 249 hand grenades and 6406 rounds of live ammunition." He helped avert three more bombs in the days following the blasts. The dog died of bone cancer in 2000. He was eight years old. In the photo, a senior police officer lays a wreath of flowers on Zanjeer as he was buried with full police honors at a widely-attended ceremony.

Underwater Gunshot

~ by yougottobekidding on June 30, 2013.

One Response to “Some Unusual Pictures”

  1. These are truly amazing photographs, all of them unexpected in some way, makes me realize what a wide world it is and how little I know of it.

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