Recently in Southern California, a venomous sea snake washed up on the beach, leaving beachgoers in fear. However, scientists who study these marine reptiles had a different reaction, that of pure bliss and excitement. The stranded dead snake (which was dead even on discovery on Dec, 12th), was Pelamis platura, a yellow-bellied sea snake that is the most common marine snake worldwide.
As untrue as it may sound, we all have to come to terms with the fact that there are sharks that reside in volcanoes. …And no, not in the movies but in reality. Most people would easily accept a two-headed shark or an avalanche shark, but sharks living in a volcano leave a hint of doubt.
Elephant poaching has become widespread in Africa, which is why activists rejoice on the move to crack down on this malicious trade. “Hong Kong will ban the export and import of ivory,” announced the leader of the city on Wednesday. This was a move welcomed by animal welfare activists.
When these Paleontologists were up and about conducting their research in Tunisia, they weren’t aware they were about to make an explosive discovery, earlier unknown to science. They discovered the greatest sea-dwelling crocodile in the entire world.
Alaska is such a wide and large are with many regions that have no population that quite often things can shift and change on phenomenal levels without anyone being able to notice. This past October such a thing happened. A long a remote mountain on the Southeast side of Alaska a landslide spilled two hundred million metric tons of rock into ocean, that is equivalent of the weight of 1,104,972 blue whales hitting the water. Throwing rock and debris and also launching a tsunami that could be measure nearly one hundred miles away on a tidal gauge.